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The Golden Dream: The Story Of The 2001-2002 Kent State Mens Basketball Elite Eight Season

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2022 was the 20th Anniversary of the 2001-2002 Kent State Men's Basketball Team's great run to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. One of the greatest runs in NCAA College Basketball History by a Mid-Major School. This team put Kent State on the College Basketball Map.

- Best season in program history 30-6 record.
- Advancing to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament field of 64.
- Defeating 7th seed Oklahoma State.
- Upsetting 2nd seeded Alabama and 3rd seeded Pittsburgh before falling to eventual National Runner-Up Indiana.

The team set school and Mid-American Conference records for 30 overall wins in a season and 17 conference wins. The team's 21 game winning streak set both the MAC and team records for a single season.

This book will capture that magical season, 20 years later with emotion, relationships, and stories people never heard before. It will go behind the scenes to capture how this team was built, how this team rallied after a bumpy start to the season, how it came together for one of the greatest runs in College Basketball History, and how it brought the entire community together.