Kent St. Rumors & News

  • Kent State's Jimmy Hall withdraws from NBA Draft process

    Record-Courier "Kent State star forward Jimmy Hall announced on Twitter Wednesday morning that he's withdrawing from the NBA Draft process. Hall tweeted the following message: “Blessed and grateful to have gone through this draft process, now it's time to focus on graduation and leading my guys to a..." May 11

  • Kent State's Xavier Pollard out for season with fractured foot

    The Score "Kent State guard Xavier Pollard's season has come to an end. Pollard will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a fractured metatarsal in his foot, according to Allen Moff of the Record-Courier. He suffered the injury Friday against Ohio, and the timetable for his return is six weeks" February 01

  • Kent State sophomore forward Jimmy Hall sidelined with mononucleosis

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kent State's basketball season took a big hit Wednesday when leading scorer and rebounder Jimmy Hall was sidelined for at least a week, and possibly up to four, with mononucleosis. According to coach Rob Senderoff, Hall, averaging 15.1 points and 7.5 rebounds, first said he did not feel 100..." February 05

  • Court upholds ruling that Kent State should receive $1.2 million buyout from former head coach

    College Basketball Talk "When Geno Ford made the move from Kent State to Bradley in 2011, he did so amidst controversy. The school sued Ford for the $1.2 million it was owed as part of the agreement, with the dollar amount representing the four years’ (at $300,000 per) salary that remained on the contract Ford and Kent..." January 15

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Report: Former Rutgers wing Craig Brown transfers to Kent State

    College Basketball Talk "Kent State head coach Rob Senderoff has added a graduate transfer to the mix, with Jeff Goodman of reporting that former Rutgers guard/forward Craig Brown is joining the MAC program. As a grad transfer Brown will be eligible to play immediately for the Golden Flashes, giving them another..." June 14

  • Kent State looks to rebound in road test with Bowling Green

    Akron Beacon Journal "It was only two weeks ago that Devareaux Manley beat the final buzzer with a falling-away 3-pointer to allow Kent State to steal a win against Bowling Green, which held 13-point leads at two points in that game. Coming off a loss to Buffalo, Kent State (15-12, 6-8) again draws Bowling Green..." February 26

  • Akron, Kent State need big wins; Cleveland State gets one

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Akron head coach Keith Dambrot sat down hard on the chair after Tuesday's practice, crossed his arms and said, "45 minutes. That's all we could do." While short practices are typical at this point in the season, Dambrot was speaking directly to his Zips (17-10, 9-5) being short-handed once..." February 26

  • Kent State’s youth leading to improved play

    Akron Beacon Journal "The youth movement for Kent State basketball has begun, and it’s already churning out positive results. Due to a couple of opened opportunities and some poor play from its returning leaders, Kent State is now being driven by its sophomore class. Coach Rob Senderoff over the past few games has..." February 19

  • Flashes rally from double-digit deficit twice, beat Falcons

    Akron Beacon Journal "Kent State was down and out more than once against Bowling Green on Wednesday night. The Golden Flashes trailed 13-0 to open the game and were behind another 13 points (40-27) not long into the second half. But twice Kent State fought back, and a team desperate for a win finally downed Bowling..." February 14

  • Keith Dambrot says KSU can turn season around

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Kent State basketball team is coming off gut-wrenching losses to Toledo and Northern Illinois. The Golden Flashes have a four-game losing streak and could find themselves in a deep hole with a loss to the University of Akron today. UA coach Keith Dambrot doesn’t care. He knows what his..." February 01

  • No heroics from Kris Brewer this time as Flashes lose again at home

    Akron Beacon Journal "The last time Kent State played Northern Illinois a little over two weeks ago, the Golden Flashes rallied from a double-digit deficit to force overtime and win on the road thanks to a 25-point effort by Kris Brewer. When the two teams faced each other in the rematch Wednesday at the M.A.C...." January 31

  • Akron, Kent, Cleveland State in the heat of conference battles

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It's only five games, but there is a lot to be said about the Mid-American Conference basketball race at the moment. For Cleveland State, right now the Horizon League race is all Green Bay. While the Toledo Rockets (16-2, 4-1) still look to be the team to beat in the MAC, it has also been..." January 25