Alcorn State vs Kent State

Kent St. 77, Alcorn St. 58

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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 (0-2)302858
Kent State (2-0) «324577

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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
 32.1%83.3% 
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
 49.1%77.8% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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