Alcorn State vs Kent State

Kent St. 77, Alcorn St. 58

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KENT, Ohio. (AP) - Leading just 32-30 at halftime, Kent State erupted in the second half for a 77-58 rout of Alcorn State Saturday night in a nonconference game.

The Golden Flashes (2-0), who outscored Alcorn (1-2) 45-28 after halftime, had four players in double figures. Chris Evans had 15 points, Justin Greene and Michael Porrini 12 apiece and Eric Gaines 11.

Marquiz Baker was virtually a one-man show for Alcorn State (1-2). He scored 29 points on 8-of-21 shooting, hitting 5 of 13 shots from the 3-point line. Baker was also 8 for 10 from the foul line. But other than Twann Oakley (13 points), no other Brave scored more than five points.

Kent State outscored Alcorn 42-14 in the paint, and its bench outscored Alcorn State's 38-6. The Golden Flashes shot 49.1 percent from the floor (28 for 57) to just 32.1 percent (17 for 53) for the Braves.

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Alcorn State (0-2)302858
Kent State (2-0) «324577

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Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F352-41-28335
C. Brand, F110-10-01020
M. Baker, G368-218-1034329
X. Rimmer, G361-42-22015
T. Oakley, G334-122-250313
M. Starks141-20-05052
K. McDonald121-32-21114
K. Sullivan120-20-02110
J. Hawkins70-30-00000
J. Moore40-10-00010
Totals 17-5315-183492058
 32.1%83.3% 
Kent State Golden Flashes
J. Greene, F206-100-070412
J. Manns, C180-20-06220
C. Guyton, G292-52-22417
R. Holt, G273-110-01118
M. Porrini, G274-63-416212
E. Gaines204-72-203211
C. Evans185-64-522015
P. Jackson131-40-04022
K. Brewer101-22-21114
M. Henniger101-21-14023
R. Johnson40-00-22000
D. Manley31-20-00003
B. Frank10-00-00010
Totals 28-5714-1834191877
 49.1%77.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ark.-PB6-06-14294
Jackson St.6-19-11291
Texas So.4-24-15246
Grambling4-38-12272
Alabama St.3-33-15341
Southern U.3-47-13317
Prairie View2-45-15268
Alabama A&M2-42-17345
Alcorn St.2-56-14347
Miss. Val.0-60-19350

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo6-014-528
Bowling Green3-312-7193
Miami (Ohio)3-310-9126
Kent St.3-39-10216
Akron2-49-9244
Ohio2-49-9202
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Toledo5-113-674
Ball St.3-312-7109
W. Michigan3-311-8172
C. Michigan2-413-6138
E. Michigan2-411-8213
N. Illinois2-49-10235
 
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