Kent State vs Ohio

Ohio 87, Kent St. 65


ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Walter Offutt led five Ohio double-figure scorers with a career-high 19 points and the Bobcats defeated Kent State 87-65 on Wednesday night.

D.J. Cooper added 18 points, Nick Kellogg 15, Ivo Baltic 11 and Reggie Keely 10 for the Bobcats (14-4, 2-2 Mid-American Conference)

Ohio forced 91 turnovers in its previous four games and continued that trend, scoring 25 points off 19 turnovers.

The Bobcats also outscored Kent State 22-4 on second-chance points, while winning the battle of the boards 37-25.

After the Golden Flashes (12-5, 2-2) used a 23-7 run to take a 30-25 lead, the two teams traded baskets. Ohio then used a 14-6 run to end the half with a 41-38 lead.

Ohio opened the second half on a 21-2 run, keyed by Cooper's eight points.

Chris Evans led Kent State with 18 points. Michael Porrini added 14 points and Justin Greene 10 for the Golden Flashes.

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Kent State Golden Flashes
J. Greene, F273-44-561210
M. Henniger, F161-22-32124
C. Guyton, G301-32-23414
R. Holt, G293-100-03246
M. Porrini, G255-92-225414
C. Evans238-111-130118
K. Brewer170-12-30112
J. Manns142-21-22035
P. Jackson120-10-02020
D. Manley71-20-01102
Totals 24-4514-1825152065
Ohio Bobcats
W. Offutt, F295-116-831119
I. Baltic, F255-101-141111
J. Smith, F171-24-45126
D. Cooper, G306-123-552018
N. Kellogg, G275-70-011215
R. Keely203-104-492310
R. Johnson171-42-23034
T. Goard151-20-02032
S. Taylor121-30-02322
T. Hall30-10-00020
E. Jacobs20-00-00000
D. McKinley20-10-00000
N. Goff10-00-00000
Totals 28-6320-2437111987
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Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
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