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Northeastern wins 5th straight, tops Kent State 81-69

KENT, Ohio (AP) Vasa Pusica scored 12 of his 21 points from the free throw line and Tomas Murphy and Bolden Brace each added 14 points off the bench as Northeastern won its fifth straight, knocking off Kent State, 81-69 on Monday night.

The Huskies will close out the nonconference portion of their schedule Wednesday at St. Bonaventure.

Kent State (5-6) opened the game on an 11-4 run, but Northeastern battled back to take the lead with an eight-point run by Shawn Occeus, who knocked down a pair of free throws, then converted back-to-back 3-point plays.

Occeus finished with 16 points for the Huskies (7-4), who shot 26 of 46 from the field (56.5 percent), including 9 of 23 from deep, and were 20 of 23 from the line.

Jaylin Walker and Kevin Zabo each had 18 points for Kent State, which shot 26 of 51 from the field (51 percent).

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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 Northeastern 7-4 384381
home team logo Kent State 5-6 313869
Team Stats
away team logo Northeastern 7-4 75.4 PPG 33.6 RPG 14.1 APG
home team logo Kent State 5-6 75.2 PPG 39.2 RPG 13.0 APG
Key Players
4
V. Pusica 17.4 PPG 3.8 RPG 4.1 APG 48.2 FG%
23
J. Walker 21.6 PPG 5.7 RPG 2.1 APG 38.7 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