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
Akron5-015-348
Ohio3-211-5141
Buffalo2-38-10160
Kent St.1-49-9250
Miami (Ohio)1-48-10283
Bowling Green1-47-11261
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan4-112-6116
N. Illinois4-112-6201
Ball St.3-212-6242
Toledo3-210-8140
W. Michigan2-36-11228
C. Michigan1-411-7149

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.6-017-226
Charleston6-015-458
Northeastern5-112-674
J. Madison4-26-13284
Will. & Mary2-38-8114
Elon2-410-9162
Towson2-410-9126
Drexel1-47-11233
Hofstra1-59-10206
Delaware0-67-12224
 
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