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Wright St. beats Kent St. 63-54 behind Benzinger, Mitchell

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Grant Benzinger scored 13 points and Justin Mitchell collected 11 rebounds and tied a career-high with five steals as Wright State defeated Kent State 63-54 on Saturday.

Parker Ernsthausen gave Wright State (6-4) the lead for good at 19-17 on a jumper with seven minutes left before halftime. Everett Winchester and Ernsthausen each added layups for a six-point lead. Jaylon Hall's jumper put the Raiders up 29-19 and they led 31-24 at the break.

Wright State - winners of six of its last seven - led by double figures most of the second half. Hall and Ernsthausen each had 11 points for Wright State, while Winchester scored 10.

Both squads struggled to shoot from the floor as the Raiders were 20 of 52 (39 percent) and Kent State 19 of 52 (37 percent). The Golden Flashes committed 24 turnovers to Wright State's 16.

Jalen Avery scored 17 points and Danny Pippen added 11 points with a career-high 11 boards for Kent State (5-5). Ryan Bernstein had a career-high four steals.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Kent State 5-5 243054
home team logo Wright State 6-4 313263
Team Stats
away team logo Kent State 5-5 75.2 PPG 39.2 RPG 13.0 APG
home team logo Wright State 6-4 73.2 PPG 38 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
23
J. Walker 21.6 PPG 5.7 RPG 2.1 APG 38.7 FG%
11
L. Love 15.1 PPG 8.2 RPG 0.9 APG 49.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB