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Mincy Returns to KSU, Kurtz Named P.A. Announcer Of The Year

By admin Published: July 5, 2010

Geno Ford's top prospect to replace Assistant Armon Gates, former Kent State point guard Jordan Mincy, has joined his staff.

Mincy played in more games for KSU than any other player in the school's history, and was known for his defense and passion on the court.

He will join the entire Kent staff as they enter the busiest recruiting time of the year. Mincy himself will travel to Minnesota, West Virginia and Tennessee.

Jeff Kurtz, P.A. Announcer for Kent State athletics, has been named as the best P.A. announcer in the country by National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers (NASPAA).

Kurtz has been announcing at Kent State for 30 years, handling nine sports for both men’s and women’s teams.  In addition, for has served as P.A. announcer for the Mid-American Conference Basketball Tournament for 18 years, and has also announced at 25 other MAC championships.  Kurtz also does press box announcing for the Cleveland Browns and at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.  Kurtz is the athletic director at Hudson (OH) Middle School.  His high school announcing resume includes numerous Ohio state championships and playoffs.
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