Kent, Ohio – The Kent State males’s basketball crew (2-0) is gearing up for a troublesome stretch this week starting with Portland (3-0) going 5-0 at 7pm on Monday November 14th. The final time the Flashes began 5-0 was 2019-20 once they completed their general season 20-12. This marks the first time in program historical past that the Flashes and Portland have confronted one another.
The Flashes’ spectacular 2-0 begin contains profitable each video games by greater than 20 factors. While head coach Rob Senderoff accountable, the Flashes created one in all the greatest residence discipline court docket benefit in the Mid-American Conference. The Flashes haven’t misplaced greater than 4 video games at residence in a single season since 2016-17, and the crew has a 50-13 report at MACC throughout that streak.
Sincere carrying ensured all eyes had been on him as he posted a team-high in his final two video games, together with 31 factors at residence to Baldwin Wallace. Carry additionally posted a game-high seven assists on Nov. 10. The redshirt senior now leads the crew in factors per recreation (24.0), assists per recreation (7.5) and steals per recreation (3.5). Miryne Thomas continues to make an impression as he trailed carry with 11 factors and 6 rebounds. Giovanni Santiago is in the highlight with ten factors and 5 rebounds.
True beginner Delrecco Gillespie posted a number of profession bests in opposition to Baldwin Wallace with six factors and 5 rebounds. Senior, Chris PaytonHe began in his first recreation with the Flashes in opposition to Baldwin Wallace. Payton had a career-high 5 factors and eight rebounds.
About Portland Pilots
Portland, members of the West Coast Conference, received off to a strong begin to the males’s basketball season with a 3-0 begin to the season. Portland is the solely crew in the World Cup to overtake Gonzaga 3-0.
Portland is bringing again all of its key gamers, together with Tyler Robertson, who was named to the 10-man preseason All-WCC crew. In simply three video games, Robertson has already marked his place by scoring 30 factors in the second half final Saturday and main his crew previous rival Portland State 98-91. Coupled with Robertson’s 30 factors in the second half, he set a brand new faculty report with 22 three throws made.
The Pilots let 4 gamers rating double digits of their run in opposition to Portland State. Kristian Sjolund scored 16 factors and Moses Wood put in a team-high double-double with 15 factors and 11 rebounds.
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Kent State and Portland can be found to stream on ESPN+ and will likely be aired on the radio right here.
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