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Kent State vs Ohio

Ohio 78, Kent St. 75

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Stevie Taylor's 3-pointer with 13 seconds remaining in overtime gave Ohio the lead as it defeated Kent State 78-75 Saturday for its fourth straight victory.

On Kent State's ensuing possession, Nick Kellogg deflected a pass, and the ball came to Walter Offutt, who had 17 points for the Bobcats (19-6, 10-1 Mid-American Conference). Offutt tipped it to Kellogg for a final layup with 2 seconds left.

Ohio led by 15 points, 46-31, early in the second half before the Golden Flashes (14-12, 5-7) rallied.

It was Ohio's second narrow victory over the Golden Flashes in their first season under former Kent State coach Jim Christian. The Bobcats won 69-68 on Jan. 26.

D.J. Cooper's seven assists give him 884 in his career, tied for 15th all-time with Jim Les, who played at Cleveland State and Bradley from 1981-86.

Chris Evans' 18 points and 14 rebounds led Kent State.

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C. Evans, F407-122-7142318
M. Henniger, F292-60-06044
D. Goodson, F253-73-62129
R. Holt, G383-101-26318
K. Brewer, G374-65-735414
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Ohio Bobcats
R. Keely, F323-84-661110
T. Hall, F203-50-02349
W. Offutt, G404-129-1144317
D. Cooper, G394-112-647513
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Buffalo0-03-127
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Akron0-03-299
Miami (Ohio)0-02-2194
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E. Michigan0-05-0182
C. Michigan0-04-0137
N. Illinois0-02-07
W. Michigan0-03-1205
Ball St.0-02-2308
Toledo0-02-3164
 
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