Alcorn State vs Kent State

Kent St. 77, Alcorn St. 58


KENT, Ohio. (AP) - Leading just 32-30 at halftime, Kent State erupted in the second half for a 77-58 rout of Alcorn State Saturday night in a nonconference game.

The Golden Flashes (2-0), who outscored Alcorn (1-2) 45-28 after halftime, had four players in double figures. Chris Evans had 15 points, Justin Greene and Michael Porrini 12 apiece and Eric Gaines 11.

Marquiz Baker was virtually a one-man show for Alcorn State (1-2). He scored 29 points on 8-of-21 shooting, hitting 5 of 13 shots from the 3-point line. Baker was also 8 for 10 from the foul line. But other than Twann Oakley (13 points), no other Brave scored more than five points.

Kent State outscored Alcorn 42-14 in the paint, and its bench outscored Alcorn State's 38-6. The Golden Flashes shot 49.1 percent from the floor (28 for 57) to just 32.1 percent (17 for 53) for the Braves.

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Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F352-41-28335
C. Brand, F110-10-01020
M. Baker, G368-218-1034329
X. Rimmer, G361-42-22015
T. Oakley, G334-122-250313
M. Starks141-20-05052
K. McDonald121-32-21114
K. Sullivan120-20-02110
J. Hawkins70-30-00000
J. Moore40-10-00010
Totals 17-5315-183492058
Kent State Golden Flashes
J. Greene, F206-100-070412
J. Manns, C180-20-06220
C. Guyton, G292-52-22417
R. Holt, G273-110-01118
M. Porrini, G274-63-416212
E. Gaines204-72-203211
C. Evans185-64-522015
P. Jackson131-40-04022
K. Brewer101-22-21114
M. Henniger101-21-14023
R. Johnson40-00-22000
D. Manley31-20-00003
B. Frank10-00-00010
Totals 28-5714-1834191877
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Miss. Val.6-128-27330

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Kent St.10-819-13124
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
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C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
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