Jim Christian to be inducted into Kent State Varsity K Hall of Fame

KENT, Ohio — The Kent State Golden Flashes announced former Men’s Basketball coach Jim Christian as a member of the class of 2021 Varsity “K” Hall of Fame on Thursday. The Varsity K Hall of Fame class will honor Jim Christian who began his head coaching career at Kent State after serving as the assistant in 2001-02,…

Emoni Bates, Commits to join Memphis Tigers men’s basketball

MEMPHIS, Tennessee  — Emoni Bates, one of the top prospects in high school basketball, confirmed that he will suit up for head coach Anfernee Penny Hardaway at the University of Memphis in the fall, on Wednesday. The 6-foot-9 small forward from Ypsilanti, Michigan, originally committed to play for Tom Izzo at Michigan State last summer before…

Tony Tolbert, basketball icon, passes away at 50

DETROIT, Michigan —  Tony Tolbert, one of the most prolific high school and collegiate basketball players from the state of Michigan, passed away on Monday August 2 — at the age of 50. Tolbert played two years with the University of Detroit Titans under Perry Watson, leading the team in scoring in both campaigns, and…

Wolverines Add Coastal Carolina Transfer DeVante’ Jones

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — University of Michigan David and Meredith Kaplan head men’s basketball coach Juwan HowardDeVante’ Jones Jones has been admitted to the university to pursue a master’s degree in social work, and will have immediate eligibility. Howard also announced Wolverine forward Jaron FauldsEli Brooksin taking advantage of the NCAA’s allowed year of eligibility due to COVID-19….

Stan Heath bolters roster, signs three to EMU Men’s Basketball Program

YPSILANTI, Michigan —  Stan Heath continues to build Eastern Michigan’s 2021-22 roster. Since rejoining his alma mater as Head Coach, his staff has been busy on the recruiting circuit. On Monday, the Eagles announced its newest signee, Mo Njie (Centerville, Ohio-Centerville (DME Sports Academy)). Njie is a three-star recruit from Rivals.com and 247Sports.com. “At 6-foot-10,…

Kevin Zabo Joins Men’s Basketball Staff as Graduate Assistant

KENT, Ohio — Head coach Rob Senderoff announced that Kevin Zabo is returning to the program as a graduate assistant. “I am extremely excited to add Kevin to our staff,” said Senderoff. “As a former student-athlete here at Kent State who then went on to play professional basketball, Kevin will be a great asset to our players and…

Donnie Marsh Named Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach

DETROIT, Michigan   — Veteran collegiate coach Donnie Marsh will join the University of Detroit Mercy men’s basketball coaching staff this upcoming season as an assistant announced head coach Mike Davis. “I am very excited to have coach (Donnie) Marsh join us here at Detroit Mercy and help us build and elevate our program,” said coach Davis. “We have…

Georgia Tech Assistant Anthony Wilkins discusses basketball journey with Fallon Stokes

ATLANTA, Georgia — Atlanta native, Georgia Tech Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, Anthony Wilkins, joined in for a virtual discussion with “Talk That Talk” podcast host Fallon Stokes on living out his dreams, being part of Kent State University Elite Eight run, playing professionally and transitioning into coaching. The 40 year-old Anthony Wilkins joined Georgia Tech’s…

Coach K Announces 2021-22 as Final Season

DURHAM, North Carolina  — Duke men’s basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won more Division I men’s college basketball games than any coach in history, announced Wednesday that the 2021-22 season will be his final year of coaching. In 46 years as a head coach at Army West Point (1975-80) and Duke (1980-present), Krzyzewski amassed…

Kent State Extends Contract of Rob Senderoff, Winningest Coach in University History

KENT, Ohio — Rob Senderoff has signed an extension to remain Kent State University’s head men’s basketball coach through the 2025-26 season. The decision was announced by Director of Athletics Randale L. Richmond “We are thrilled to extend the contract of Coach Senderoff,” Richmond said. “The impact he has had on our student-athletes both on and off the…