Author Jody Michael

3 entries

Flashes overcome M.A.C. Center miscues for Red Line Upset

Kent State's game this Saturday night was a strange experience at times, although hosting an above-the-Red Line opponent in UAB is becoming more ordinary than one might think. In the previous two seasons, South Florida, Tulsa and these same Blazers made trips to the M.A.C. Center, and the Flashes beat all three...

Remember Kent State in the Elite Eight?

It feels like a long time ago, especially since it predates The Mid-Majority and BracketBusters. Indeed it's fascinating to realize this year marks the 10th anniversary of Kent State's run to the Elite Eight. It also feels like a long time ago because it simply isn't a popular topic on campus anymore. This year's...

The Akron Advantage

By now, most fans of mid-major basketball probably know how intense Kent State and Akron's rivalry is. At least one of the two schools has reached the MAC championship game in each of the past six seasons. ESPN2 has televised three of their last four meetings. Last year's conference championship ended in a skirmish...

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