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2002 Kent State Golden Flashes football team

The 2002 Kent State Golden Flashes football team represented the Kent State University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. Kent State competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), and played their home games at Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes were led by fourth-year head coach Dean Pees.

2002 Kent State Golden Flashes football
Kent State K.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
2002 record3–9 (1–7 MAC)
Head coachDean Pees
Home stadiumDix Stadium
(Capacity: 29,287)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Marshall x$   7 1         11 2  
UCF   6 2         7 5  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Ohio   4 4         4 8  
Akron   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   1 7         3 9  
Buffalo   0 8         1 11  
West Division
Toledo xy   7 1         9 5  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         8 4  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Western Michigan   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 49, Toledo 45
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 297:00 PMNew Hampshire*ESPN+W 34–716,073
September 712:00 PMat No. 8 Ohio State*L 17–5198,689
September 132:00 PMCal Poly*
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
W 37–348,410
September 212:00 PMat Miami (OH)L 20–2715,042
September 282:00 PMat Northern IllinoisL 6–1316,302
October 52:00 PMMarshall
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
L 21–4215,337
October 192:00 PMOhio
  • Dix Stadium
  • Kent, OH
L 0–5010,250
October 261:00 PMat BuffaloW 16–125,102
November 22:00 PMBowling Green
L 14–457,165
November 912:00 PMat Connecticut*L 21–6315,332
November 166:00 PMat Central FloridaL 6–327,354
November 232:00 PMAkron
L 10–483,278
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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