Kent State vs Eastern Michigan

Eastern Michigan turns away Kent State 70-53


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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Ray Lee and Darell Combs each scored 15 points, leading Eastern Michigan over Kent State 70-53 Saturday.

Eastern Michigan (13-10, 5-5 Mid-American) snapped a 17-game losing streak against Kent State (12-11, 3-7) , using a 15-2 run to open a 28-14 lead en route to a 35-25 halftime advantage.

The Golden Flashes cut the lead to 35-32 early in the second half, but Eastern Michigan responded with a 20-3 run and Kent State could not recover.

Kent State shot 46 percent from the field in the first half before shooting just 27 percent after the break as Eastern Michigan pulled away.

Karrington Ward added 10 points for the Eagles, including two 3-pointers as Eastern Michigan made 5 of 12 3-pointers compared with 4 of 26 from long range for Kent State.

Darren Goodson and Derek Jackson each scored 11 to lead the Golden Flashes.

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