Arkansas State vs Kent State

Kent St. 73, Arkansas St. 69

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KENT, Ohio (AP) - Randal Holt scored 19 points to lead Kent State past Arkansas State 73-69 Saturday night in a nonconference showdown.

Chris Evans finished with 16 points and six rebounds, and Thomas Kellon came off the bench to add 14 points for Kent State (7-5).

After trailing at halftime 40-34, Arkansas State (6-5) got within one, 61-60, on Rakeem Dickerson's free throw with 5:52 left in the second half.

Kent State responded with an 8-1 run to take a 69-62 lead with 3:44 left to play. Kellon's 3-pointer and layup sparked the Golden Flashes' run.

With 38 seconds left, Brandon Peterson made two free throws for Arkansas State to cut the deficit to two, 71-69, but Evans converted on two free throws to go up four with just 6 seconds remaining, sealing the victory.

Ed Townsel led the Red Wolves with 24 points, 19 coming after halftime.

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Arkansas State (6-5)343569
Kent State (7-5) «403373

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Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F373-63-511129
K. Washington, F161-32-21044
T. Finn, G311-60-23412
E. Townsel, G318-134-410424
C. Golden, G234-114-553015
R. Worsham242-51-25055
R. Dickerson181-11-22123
M. Hooten171-63-30215
K. Downs31-10-00022
Totals 22-5218-2531112169
 42.3%72% 
Kent State Golden Flashes
C. Evans, F326-83-461416
D. Goodson, F191-11-21413
M. Tabb, F70-03-40003
R. Holt, G316-184-541219
K. Brewer, G184-60-01249
M. Henniger302-33-57047
B. Pope241-10-07132
K. Thomas245-92-212214
D. Manley90-10-02100
E. Morris Jr.60-20-00000
Totals 25-4916-2232122073
 51%72.7% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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