Kent State’s Darren Goodson scrambles for control of a loose ball, along with teammate Mark Henniger (13) , during the Golden Flashes 70-68 victory over Buffalo in the quarterfinal game of the Mid-American Conference Tournament in Cleveland.
Kent State’s Darren Goodson scrambles for control of a loose ball, along with teammate Mark Henniger (13) , during the Golden Flashes 70-68 victory over Buffalo in the quarterfinal game of the Mid-American Conference Tournament in Cleveland.
The Kent State bench erupts in celebration near the end of a hard-fought 70-68 victory over Buffalo in the MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
The Kent State bench erupts in celebration near the end of a hard-fought 70-68 victory over Buffalo in the MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
Kent State’s Mark Henniger rebounds during the first half of the Golden Flashes 70-68 win over Buffalo in the MAC Tournament.
Kent State’s Mark Henniger rebounds during the first half of the Golden Flashes 70-68 win over Buffalo in the MAC Tournament.
Kent State guard Kellon Thomas moves past an Ohio University defender during a 2013 game in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center.
Kent State guard Kellon Thomas moves past an Ohio University defender during a 2013 game in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center.
Kent State fans in the student section of the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center cheer on the team during a home win.
Kent State fans in the student section of the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center cheer on the team during a home win.
A packed house in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center cheers on the Kent State Golden Flashes during a 2013 contest.
A packed house in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center cheers on the Kent State Golden Flashes during a 2013 contest.
A Kent State player drives to the baseline during the 2012 MAC Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
A Kent State player drives to the baseline during the 2012 MAC Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
Kent State head men’s basketball coach Rob Senderoff calls out a play during the 2012 MAC Tournament.
Kent State head men’s basketball coach Rob Senderoff calls out a play during the 2012 MAC Tournament.
Flash, Kent State’s mascot, reacts to a call from an official during last year’s MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
Flash, Kent State’s mascot, reacts to a call from an official during last year’s MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
A member of the Kent State Dance Team performs during a time out at the MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
A member of the Kent State Dance Team performs during a time out at the MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
The Kent State Dance Team performs during halftime of the 2012 MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
The Kent State Dance Team performs during halftime of the 2012 MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
  • Kent State’s Darren Goodson scrambles for control of a loose ball, along with teammate Mark Henniger (13) , during the Golden Flashes 70-68 victory over Buffalo in the quarterfinal game of the Mid-American Conference Tournament in Cleveland.
  • The Kent State bench erupts in celebration near the end of a hard-fought 70-68 victory over Buffalo in the MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
  • Kent State’s Mark Henniger rebounds during the first half of the Golden Flashes 70-68 win over Buffalo in the MAC Tournament.
  • Kent State guard Kellon Thomas moves past an Ohio University defender during a 2013 game in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center.
  • Kent State fans in the student section of the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center cheer on the team during a home win.
  • A packed house in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center cheers on the Kent State Golden Flashes during a 2013 contest.
  • A Kent State player drives to the baseline during the 2012 MAC Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
  • Kent State head men’s basketball coach Rob Senderoff calls out a play during the 2012 MAC Tournament.
  • Flash, Kent State’s mascot, reacts to a call from an official during last year’s MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
  • A member of the Kent State Dance Team performs during a time out at the MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
  • The Kent State Dance Team performs during halftime of the 2012 MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
Intercollegiate Athletics | 03/14/2013

Kent State University’s men’s basketball team won Thursday's quarterfinal game against Buffalo with a final score of 70-68. The Golden Flashes will advance to the semifinals on Friday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. to face the Akron Zips. 

A Kent State player is fouled on the way to the basket during the 2012 MAC Tournament in Cleveland.
A Kent State player is fouled on the way to the basket during the 2012 MAC Tournament in Cleveland.

The team clinched the No. 4 seed in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Tournament and advanced to a third round (quarterfinal) game versus No. 8 Buffalo on Thursday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Visit www.kentstatesports.com for the latest updates from Kent State Athletics.

Alumni and Fan Pre-Game Reception

In Cleveland, the 12th Annual Kent State alumni and fan pre-game men’s tournament reception was held at Flannery’s Pub and sponsored by the Alumni Association and Golden Flashes Club. Located at 323 Prospect Ave. in downtown Cleveland, Flannery’s is a short walk to Quicken Loans Arena and is decked out in blue and gold. Complimentary appetizers were provided for alumni/fans during the reception. Additional pre-game events will be held as Kent State advances in the tournament.

Receptions will start at 5 p.m. on all dates the Kent State men’s basketball team plays in Cleveland.

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