The Kent State men’s basketball season opener against Alcorn State Saturday was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. At 9:54 a.m. an official statement was released on the Kent State Department of Athletics website.
“Today’s Kent State men’s basketball game will not be played due to COVID-19 concerns. The health and safety of our student-athletes and staff is our highest priority.”
The Flashes are poised for a promising season in 2020-2021. With preseason second team All-MAC Forward Danny Pippen returning, along with the arrival of 2020 All-Ohio Mr. Basketball VonCameron Davis, the team is expected to be a fun watch.
The Flashes are home for their second scheduled game against Horizon League opponent Purdue Fort-Wayne Dec. 1 at the M.A.C. Center. Tip-off is set for 5 p.m., and you can catch the broadcast on ESPN+.
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