AKRON
11-15
68
TF 0
FINAL
End
2nd
CBSSN
Sat Feb. 17
2:00pm
BONUS
78
TF 0
ML: +230
KENTST -6.0, O/U 147.0
ML: -270
AKRON
KENTST

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Walker, Avery lead Kent State past Akron 78-68

KENT, Ohio (AP) Jaylin Walker tossed in 27 points, sinking 7 of 12 shots from 3-point range, and Kent State pulled away late to beat Akron 78-68 on Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.

Jalen Avery added 16 points and reserve BJ Duling scored 13 with four rebounds and a pair of steals for the Golden Flashes (13-14, 7-7 Mid-American Conference).

Akron trailed by a point at halftime but worked its way to a 56-51 lead on a Torrey Patton layup with 6:35 left in the game. Walker and Avery hit 3-pointers and Kevin Zabo added a bucket to push the Golden Flashes ahead 59-58 with four minutes remaining. Avery scored seven of Kent State's next nine points to up the advantage to 67-61. Malcolm Duvivier's 3-point play for the Zips cut the lead in half, but Avery answered with his own 3-point play and the Golden Flashes finished on a 19-10 run to pull out the win.

Duvivier finished with 27 points for the Zips (11-15, 4-10), while Daniel Utomi scored 20.

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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 Akron 11-15 313768
home team logo Kent State 13-14 324678
Team Stats
away team logo Akron 11-15 71.3 PPG 40.5 RPG 12.5 APG
home team logo Kent State 13-14 76.9 PPG 37.8 RPG 14.5 APG
Key Players
03
D. Utomi 14.1 PPG 5.9 RPG 1.4 APG 39.0 FG%
23
J. Walker 23.4 PPG 4.9 RPG 2.4 APG 44.7 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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