Story courtesy of Kent State Sports Information
KENT, Ohio – Kent State's Feb. 18 men's basketball Sears BracketBuster game against the College of Charleston has been selected for a 6:00 pm broadcast on SportsTime Ohio.
The Golden Flashes will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Elite 8 team during the game and former All-American Antonio Gates and others from the team that produced the best record in Mid-American Conference history will be in attendance and honored at halftime. Kent State is 1-1 all-time against Charleston. The last time they met was the final game in Gates' historic career and resulted in a 71-66 win by the Cougars at the M.A.C. Center in the 2003 NIT.
Kent State, the two-time defending MAC regular season champions heads into a Wednesday night game at Eastern Michigan having won four straight. Lead by first year Head Coach Rob Senderoff, the Golden Flashes have compiled a 16-6 overall record and a 6-3 mark in league play so far this season.
Kent State is 6-3 all-time in BracketBuster games and one of only 11 programs to have been part of the event since its inception for in 2003.
Rally Towels will be given away before the game and halftime entertainment includes a Series Shootout for a chance to win $10,000.
For ticket information call the Kent State Athletics Ticket Office at 330-672-2244
SportsTime Ohio is the MAC's regional cable partner. The Northern Ohio regional sports network reaches 2.8 million homes and is designed to offer a variety of sports programming produced for the Ohio sports fan. STO's initial venture was the largest television package in Cleveland Indians team history. STO offers 150 Indians games annually with ALL games in HD. Beginning July 1, 2007 STO became the official cable home of the Cleveland Browns offering Browns fans 52 weeks of Browns coverage. STO is also the television home of the OHSAA football and basketball playoffs and championships and the official cable partner of the Mid-American Conference. Additional programming is geared specifically toward Ohio-area sports fans and the passion that makes the region the greatest sports community. http://www.stohd.com