Kent State vs Youngstown State

Kent St. 85, Youngstown St. 78

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Chris Evans finished with a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds to help Kent State beat Youngstown State Wednesday night in overtime 85-78 in nonconference action.

Both teams missed opportunities to close out the game in regulation.

With 1:14 left to play in the second period, Kamren Belin missed a potential go-ahead free throw for Youngstown State (3-4).

Randal Holt missed a 3-pointer for Kent State (5-2) with 3 seconds left forcing overtime.

In the overtime period, Kent State went up 78-74 on a three-point play by Darren Goodson with 2:21 left to play, and used free throws the rest of the way to hold on to the victory. Kent was 8 of 9 from the free-throw line in the overtime period.

Holt added 21 points for Kent State on 5-of-9 shooting from behind the arc.

Kendrick Perry led Youngstown State with 26 points.

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Scoreboard
Kent State (5-2) «34341785
Youngstown State (3-4)36321078

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Kent State Golden Flashes
C. Evans, F397-138-13101224
M. Henniger, F241-31-26033
C. Ortiz, F101-40-01003
R. Holt, G417-172-251121
K. Thomas, G382-73-44347
B. Pope, G251-71-16133
M. Tabb, F246-93-371215
D. Goodson, G-F163-71-12237
K. Brewer, G81-20-01142
B. Frank, F00-00-00000
Total 29-6919-2646102285
 42.0%73.1% 
Youngstown State Penguins
D. Eargle, F407-104-7101218
B. Hain, F202-71-24105
K. Perry, G417-1710-1123426
B. Allen, G315-150-040112
S. Amiker, G262-33-35247
K. Belin, F292-61-24045
D. Cole, G262-31-24525
R. Weber, F100-30-02110
J. Chojnacki, F20-00-01000
Total 27-6420-2738131878
 42.2%74.1% 
Mid-American
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

Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258
 
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