The Kent State women's basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament after 22 years, set to face No. 2 seed Notre Dame on Saturday.

The Big Picture

Kent State's impressive return to the NCAA Tournament showcases their strong defense and rebounding capabilities.

By the Numbers
  • Kent State's rebounding stats: 36th in rebounds per game (40.5), 37th in rebounding margin (+6.2), and 46th in turnovers per game (13.4).
  • Katie Shumate's averages: 15.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.
State of Play
  • Kent State returns to the NCAA Tournament after 22 years.
  • The team is 1-5 all-time in NCAA Tournament games.
What's Next

If Kent State wins against Notre Dame, they will face the winner of the Ole Miss-Marquette game in the second round on Monday.

Bottom Line

Kent State's strong defensive play and rebounding will be crucial in their NCAA Tournament journey, setting the stage for an exciting return to top-tier competition.