clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Kent State, Kentucky 21-Inning Game Highlighted By Hilarious Radio Broadcast

If you haven't heard by now, the Kent State Golden Flashes opened regionals at the NCAA Baseball Tournament in Gary with a ho-hum 21-inning 7-6 victory over Kentucky. It was a marathon afternoon that went deep into the night, lasting almost seven full hours. There were an amazing amount of records set, and the game included one UK player who played nine innings as a DH, two innings at first base, and then threw the equivalent of complete game on the mound.

One great thing about these marathon sporting events is watching those responsible for media coverage cope with the interminable contest. The liveblogger who went off the rails during the Wimbledon match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut is perhaps the best example. With no TV at the game in Gary on Friday, many turned to the broadcast provided by as the game went deeper into the night and attracted more attention. Well, the crew calling the game provided as much entertainment as the play on the field, and thanks to the heroic work of a few tweeters, namely Zac Jackon of Fox Sports Ohio, I've culled some of the highlights of last night's broadcast as we all slowly lost our minds:

For more on Kent State's run in the NCAA Baseball tournament, stay tuned to SB Nation Cleveland's StoryStream. For all your MAC news, visit Hustle Belt.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.