Kent State vs Bowling Green

Bowling Green holds off late Kent St. charge 73-66

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Jehvon Clarke scored 21 points, including four game-clinching free throws, as Bowling Green held off a late Kent State charge to win 73-66 on Wednesday.

JD Tisdale's dunk put Bowling Green ahead 64-52 with 2:04 left but the Falcons went cold from the line, making 9 of 14.

Derek Jackson's basket got Kent State within 69-66 with 30 seconds left. Then Clarke made four straight free throws to seal it.

Richaun Holmes added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Bowling Green (12-16, 6-9 Mid-American Conference), while Spencer Parker had 12, 10 coming from the free throw line.

Kris Brewer had 14 points for Kent State (15-13, 6-9) and Devareaux Manley had 11. The Golden Flashes were held to 34.9 percent shooting and were outrebounded 44-31.

Kent State won the previous matchup two weeks ago when Manley hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.9 remaining for a 62-61 victory.

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Scoreboard
Kent State (15-13)264066
Bowling Green (12-16) «314273

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Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron0-06-2175
Buffalo0-07-393
Bowling Green0-07-4184
Miami (Ohio)0-06-4115
Kent St.0-05-5272
Ohio0-05-5230
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C. Michigan0-08-253
E. Michigan0-08-2218
Ball St.0-06-471
N. Illinois0-06-4219
W. Michigan0-06-4164
Toledo0-05-5153
 
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