Lucky 13! Kent State to Play Indiana In First Round of March Madness

Golden Flashes to Play Friday in Albany, NY

Kent State (28-6) will play Indiana on Friday, March 17, in the first round of the NCAA Division 1 Basketball Tournament in Albany, New York. While 13 is typically an "unlucky" number, the Golden Flashes hope it brings them a victory. 

Team members erupted at the news during a watch party at Water Street Tavern in downtown Kent.

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The Golden Flashes earned an automatic berth in the tournament after defeating Toledo in the MAC Championship game, 93-78. 

Kent State last earned a spot in the tournament in 2017, when the team lost to UCLA in a first-round matchup in Sacramento. 

Find more information on the 2023 NCAA Basketball Tournament page.

POSTED: Sunday, March 12, 2023 06:30 PM
Updated: Thursday, March 16, 2023 09:48 AM