During his time at Kent State, Saban earned three letters in football and one in baseball from 1970 to 1972. In 1973, he was a graduate assistant coach and defensive assistant for the Flashes. He was inducted into the Kent State Varsity K Hall of Fame in 2015.
Golden Flashes football team members spent a recent afternoon visiting with students at the LeBron James Family Foundation’s I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, where they checked out the school’s facilities and spent time reading to youngsters.
Kent State defeated Bowling Green, 82-74, Saturday at the Stroh Center to give head coach Todd Starkeyhis 300th career win. Starkey has won 135 games as the leader of the Golden Flashes and is now tied with Laurel Wartluft for the second most wins in program history.
Growing up, basketball was always a huge part of my life. It all stemmed from watching my older cousin play. In high school, he was a highly recruited player, and every school in the nation wanted him. Watching him play and going to his tournaments made me want to pick up the game and do the same thing.
Kent State University alumnus Nick Saban, considered one of the greatest college football coaches of all time, has retired from the University of Alabama, where he coached the Crimson Tide for the past 17 seasons.
Between playing in two MAC Championships, being named to the 2023 MAC All-Tournament Team, and getting involved with student leadership programs on campus in the last few years, Kent State is where I've truly come into my own as a player and person.
As Kent State's men's basketball team prepares to tip off its 2023-2024 season on Monday, Nov. 6, against Malone University at home in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center, the Golden Flashes look to some family connections to help propel this year’s team.
Kent State fans will have an opportunity to preview the 2023-24 men's and women's basketball teams as the Golden Flashes host the annual preseason event when MACC O' Lantern Madness invades the M.A.C. Center on Sunday, October 29th.
My dad always calls me a sponge because I'm able to absorb information so quickly. But there's a reason for that. I've pretty much seen and experienced it all, at least when it comes to my career as a student-athlete.