12 Teams/12 Days: 2013-14 Kent State Basketball Preview

Updated 10/25/2013

2013-14 Kent State Composite Schedule
2013-14 Kent State Men's Basketball Roster

Quick Facts          
Location Kent, Ohio        
President:  Dr. Lester A. Lefton        
Athletics Director:  Joel Nielsen        
Enrollment:  41,365 (all campuses)        
Founded:  1910        
First Year of MAC Basketball: 1951-52        
Joined MAC 1951        
Nickname:  Golden Flashes        
Colors:  Navy Blue & Gold        
Athletics Website:  www.kentstatesports.com        
Men’s Basketball Twitter Account @KentStMBB        
           
Team Facts          
Letterwinners Returning/Lost:  8/4        
Starters Returning/Lost:  3/2        
2012-13 Overall Record:  21-14        
   Home 12-6        
   Away 8-7        
   Neutral 1-1        
2012-13 Conf. Record/Finish: 9-7/3rd East        
   Home 5-3        
   Away 4-4        
2012-13 Postseason:  def. Buffalo in MAC 3rd rd., 70-68        
  lost to Akron in MAC Semifinals, 59-62        
  def. Fairfield in CIT 1st Rd., 73-71        
  lost at Loyola (Md.) in CIT 2nd Rd., 59-73        
           
Team History          
All-Time Record:  1,116-1,163 (97 years)        
All-Time MAC Record:  437-491 (62years)        
MAC Tournament App./Record:  30/34-25 (.576)        
MAC Tournament Titles/Last:  5/2008        
NCAA Appearances/Record:  5/4-5 (.444)        
Last NCAA Appearance:  2008        
NIT Appearances/Record:  9/5-9 (.357)        
Last NIT Appearance:  2011        
           
Roster Breakdown          
Starters Returning Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Kris Brewer G Jr. 9.1 2.8 2.7
Darren Goodson F Sr. 8.4 3.8 1.5
Mark Henniger F Sr. 4.7 3.6 0.3
           
Starters Lost Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Chris Evans G Sr. 16.2 7.7 2.0
Randal Holt G Sr. 14.7 3.2 2.4
           
Other Letterwinners Returning Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Devareaux Manley G Jr. 4.6 1.0 0.2
Melvin Tabb F Sr. 3.9 3.1 0.3
Kellon Thomas G So. 2.7 1.0 1.0
Chris Ortiz F So. 2.1 2.0 0.1
Kaliq Spicer F So. 1.0 1.2 0.0
           
Redshirts/Eligible Transfers Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Derek Jackson G Jr. -- -- --
K.K. Simmons G So. -- -- --
Tyler Scott G/F Fr. -- -- --
           
Other Letterwinners Lost Pos. Yr. Ppg. Rpg. Apg.
Bryson Pope G Jr. 4.8 3.6 0.6
           
Newcomers Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt.  
Devin Carter G/F So. 6-4 200  
Jon Fleming G Fr. 5-9 160   
*Jimmy Hall F So. 6-7 215  
Marquiez Lawrence F Fr. 6-8 200  
*Blake Vedder C Sr. 7-4 235  
* Must sit out 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer rules