COL BKB: Duke 79, Kent State 72

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Josh McRoberts had 19 points, six rebounds and six blocks Tuesday as the sixth-ranked Duke Blue Devils posted a 79-72 victory over Ohio's Kent State. DeMarcus Nelson added 18 points and Jon Scheyer 17 for the Blue Devils (10-1), who have won sixth straigh

COL BKB: Ohio State 81, Kent State 59

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Ron Lewis scored a team-high 18 points as fourth-ranked Ohio State trounced Kent State, 81-59, in the finals of the BCA Classic.

COL FB: Virginia Tech 23, Kent State 0

BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Noland Burchette returned a fumble for a touchdown and No. 20 Virginia Tech posted its third shutout of the season in a 23-0 victory over Kent State.

7-year deal for Kent State's Jim Christian

KENT, Ohio, April 12 (UPI) -- Kent State University announced Wednesday that men's head basketball coach Jim Christian has signed a new seven-year contract with the school.

COL BKB: Pittsburgh 79, Kent State 64

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 18 (UPI) -- Five players scored in double figures Friday as Pittsburgh beat Kent State, 79-64, in the Oakland bracket of the NCAA Tournament at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

COL BKB: Kent State 71, Toledo 66

CLEVELAND, March 11 (UPI) -- Kevin Warzynski scored 21 points Saturday as Kent State beat Toledo, 71-66, in the Mid-American Conference Tournament championship game at Cleveland.

Liquid crystal alignment explained

KENT, Ohio, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- For more than 30 years, scientists have worked to understand liquid crystal alignment and now Kent State University researchers have succeeded.

COL BKB: Western Ky. 88, Kent St. 80 (OT)

BOWLING GREEN, Ky., March 17 (UPI) -- Antonio Haynes scored 29 points Wednesday night as Western Kentucky advanced in the NIT with an 88-80, overtime win over Kent State.

COL FB: Iowa 39, Kent State 7

IOWA CITY, Iowa, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Drew Tate, starting his first game for Iowa Saturday, threw two touchdown passes to lead the No. 13 Hawkeyes to a 39-7 win over Kent State.

COL BKB: West Virginia 65, Kent St. 54

KENT, Ohio, March 17 (UPI) -- Johannes Herber helped West Virginia pull away late Wednesday night as the Mountaineers downed Kent State in the NIT, 65-54.

Coach Dean Pees leaving Kent State for NFL

KENT, Ohio, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Dean Pees has resigned as head football coach at Kent State to become linebackers coach with the New England Patriots in the NFL.

Pees gets extension from Kent State

KENT, Ohio, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Dean Pees, already the longest-tenured football coach at the school in four decades, has received a one-year contract extension from Kent State.

Kent State's Heath reported in at Arkansas

BRISTOL, Conn., March 28 (UPI) -- Stan Heath was reported heasded for Arkansas after one magical season at Kent State, according to reports Thursday.

Mid. Am.: Kent St. 70, Bowling Green 59

CLEVELAND, March 9 (UPI) -- Antonio Hudson scored 16 points as Kent State captured its second straight Mid-American Conference tournament title Saturday with a 70-59 victory over Bowling G

Kentucky 82, Kent St. 68

CINCINNATI, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Marquis Estill and Keith Bogans scored 19 points apiece Wednesday night as No. 14 Kentucky won in its annual trip to Cincinnati, 82-68 over Kent State.
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