AKRON
16-15
65
TF 0
FINAL
End
2nd
CBSSN
Fri Mar. 8
6:30pm
BONUS
68
TF 0
ML: +130
KENTST -2.5, O/U 136.5
ML: -151
AKRON
KENTST

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Whittington scores 21 to lead Kent St. past Akron 68-65

KENT, Ohio (AP) Philip Whittington had a season-high 21 points as Kent State narrowly beat Akron 68-65 on Friday night.

Antonio Williams had 18 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Kent State (22-9, 11-7 Mid-American Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Jalen Avery added 18 points.

Daniel Utomi had 22 points for the Zips (16-15, 8-10). Jimond Ivey added 12 points. Tyler Cheese had six rebounds.

Loren Cristian Jackson, whose 14 points per game coming into the contest ranked second on the Zips, shot only 11 percent in the game (1 of 9).

The Golden Flashes evened the season series against the Zips with the win. Akron defeated Kent State 72-53 on Feb. 8.

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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 16-15 303565
home team logo Kent State 22-9 293968
Team Stats
away team logo Akron 16-15 68.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.1 APG
home team logo Kent State 22-9 75.2 PPG 39.2 RPG 13.0 APG
Key Players
03
D. Utomi 14.2 PPG 5.5 RPG 1.3 APG 40.3 FG%
23
J. Walker 21.6 PPG 5.7 RPG 2.1 APG 38.7 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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