Kent State vs James Madison

Kent St. 71, James Madison 51

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HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Chris Evans came off the bench to score 17 points and lead a second-half resurgence as Kent State routed James Madison 71-51 Tuesday night.

In winning its fourth straight game, Kent State (6-1) overcame a 29-26 halftime deficit and obliterated the Dukes 45-22 in the second half. James Madison (4-3) finished 24 points below its scoring average of 75 points.

The Dukes scored the first five points of the second half, including a 3-pointer by Humpty Hitchens (11 points) to lead 34-26. An A.J. Davis 3-pointer made it 39-32, but Kent State fashioned a 10-0 run. It included Michael Porrini's 3-pointer and five straight points by Evans. He and Eric Gaines then scored 10 unanswered points.

Gaines, Porrini, Randal Holt and Justin Greene each scored 10 points for the Golden Flashes, who shot 51.9 per cent from the floor (27 of 62) to 33.3 per cent (21-63) for James Madison.

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Kent State Golden Flashes
J. Greene, F354-102-453210
J. Manns, C111-21-25113
C. Guyton, G353-80-05417
M. Porrini, G284-71-275010
R. Holt, G273-52-264010
C. Evans216-123-370317
E. Gaines204-51-110110
P. Jackson152-30-01034
K. Brewer50-00-00000
M. Henniger30-00-01000
Totals 27-5210-1439171171
 51.9%71.4% 
James Madison Dukes
A. Semenov, F353-93-524310
J. Wells, F290-110-07110
G. Swindle, C120-20-02010
H. Hitchens, G395-160-123111
A. Davis, G224-100-02029
A. Diouf252-50-06115
E. Hood213-50-11136
A. Marks164-50-020010
C. Pierce10-00-00000
Totals 21-633-729101251
 33.3%42.9% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo12-623-1028
Kent St.12-623-1294
Bowling Green12-721-12109
Akron10-921-14115
Miami (Ohio)8-1113-19230
Ohio5-1410-20231
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan12-623-970
Toledo11-720-1379
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
Ball St.2-177-23284

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Northeastern12-623-1286
Will. & Mary12-620-1393
J. Madison12-619-14148
UNC-Wilm.12-618-14146
Hofstra10-820-14174
Drexel9-911-19244
Delaware9-910-20253
Elon6-1215-18258
Towson5-1312-20281
Charleston3-159-24298
 
Other games
VMI 70 Final
PITT 97
MRSH 56 Final
Syracuse 62
EVAN 48 Final
NC 97
Missouri 81 Final
NOVA 71
LB St 80 Final
Kansas 88
Wash 77 Final
MU 79
Memphis 71 Final
Miami-FL 54