Kent State vs Miami (Ohio)

Kent St. 78, Miami (Ohio) 58

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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Chris Evans scored 21 points and Randal Holt added 19 points to lead Kent State to a 78-58 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.

Devareaux Manley finished with 12 points for the Golden Flashes (17-12, 7-7 Mid-American Conference), who won their third in a row. Kris Brewer had eight points and nine assists.

Kent State went into halftime with a 37-33 lead and opened the second half strong. The Golden Flashes took a 50-38 lead with 14:10 left on a 3-pointer by Evans, who shot 5 of 9 from beyond the arc.

Miami trimmed the deficit to six points on Geovonie McKnight's jumper with 11:57 remaining. But the RedHawks pulled no closer, as Kent State scored the next seven points to push its advantage to 13 points.

Will Felder scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting for Miami (8-19, 3-11), which has lost seven straight games.

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Kent State Golden Flashes
C. Evans, F367-125-562221
M. Henniger, F201-24-54026
K. Brewer, G322-73-44918
R. Holt, G307-110-010319
D. Goodson, G152-50-02235
D. Manley224-50-011312
B. Pope160-30-05040
M. Tabb151-22-23034
K. Thomas81-11-20013
C. Ortiz40-00-00000
J. Brunswick10-00-00000
K. Spicer10-00-01000
Totals 25-4815-1830142278
 52.1%83.3% 
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
W. Felder, F277-104-421318
V. Legarza, C251-22-26124
Q. Rollins, G341-51-46313
A. Roberts, G262-72-32106
G. McKnight, G192-51-23045
J. Harris215-64-620216
R. Johnson201-40-01223
W. Sullivan180-20-00110
J. Sewell91-40-00003
J. Tadlock10-00-00000
Totals 20-4514-212491558
 44.4%66.7% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-526-934
Ohio11-723-1281
Kent St.10-819-13124
Buffalo10-820-1591
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
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Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
 
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