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Minnie's 22 leads Eastern Michigan past Kent State 95-61

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Elijah Minnie scored 22 points, making five 3-pointers, and led five players into double-figure scoring as Eastern Michigan blew past Kent State in the second half for a 95-61 victory on Saturday.

The Eagles (8-8, 2-1 Mid-American) scored 56 points with 67 percent shooting after halftime, 18 of 27, including making 5 of 7 from beyond the arc, 71 percent.

James Thompson IV opened the second half with a block, leading to a Minnie 3-pointer on the other end and Eastern Michigan was off on a 28-7 tear. At the midpoint of the second half, the Eagles pushed their lead to 67-39.

Eastern Michigan made 10 of 12 field goals in the surge, including 4 for 4 from distance and had three steals. Kent State was 2-of-16 shooting and 1 of 7 from 3 during that span.

Minnie, a redshirt senior, averaged 8.3 points in the first eight games this season, 17.7 in the last eight. Thompson scored 18 and blocked four shots, Paul Jackson added 17 points, Boubacar Toure 15 and Kevin McAdoo 14.

Jaylin Walker led the Golden Flashes (12-4, 1-2) with 14 points.

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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 St. 12-4 322961
home team logo E. Michigan 8-8 395695
Team Stats
away team logo Kent St. 12-4 76.0 PPG 38 RPG 13.8 APG
home team logo E. Michigan 8-8 69.6 PPG 39.3 RPG 12.2 APG
Key Players
23
J. Walker 22.2 PPG 5.2 RPG 2.4 APG 40.0 FG%
5
E. Minnie 13.9 PPG 4.8 RPG 1.2 APG 41.2 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