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Walker lifts Kent State over Miami (Ohio) 70-67

KENT, Ohio (AP) Jaylin Walker sank four free throws in the final 22 seconds and finished with 27 points and Kent State held off Miami (Ohio) 70-67 on Tuesday night.

Walker made 13 of 14 free throws and added nine rebounds for the Golden Flashes (17-5, 6-3 Mid-American Conference) in a game where the final 15 points came from the foul line.

Jalen Adaway hit a 3-pointer with 5:11 left to play to give the RedHawks (12-11, 4-6) a 61-59 lead. It was Miami's last basket. Akiean Frederick scored the last bucket for Kent State with 4:17 remaining to knot the score at 61. The RedHawks nailed six straight free throws in a 56-second span to take a 67-64 lead with 1:38 to go. But Jaylen Avery sank two from the foul line with 1:14 left and Walker added four more to preserve the win.

Frederick tallied 12 points and five rebounds off the bench, while Antonio Williams scored 11. Kent State improved to 8-0 this season in games decided by five points or less.

Nike Sibande topped the RedHawks with 19 points and eight rebounds.

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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 Miami (Ohio) 12-11 283967
home team logo Kent State 17-5 373370
Team Stats
away team logo Miami (Ohio) 12-11 70.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 10.9 APG
home team logo Kent State 17-5 75.2 PPG 39.2 RPG 13.0 APG
Key Players
1
N. Sibande 16.1 PPG 5.1 RPG 1.2 APG 39.4 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