Kent State meets C. Michigan in MAC quarters
No. 5 seed Central Michigan (22-10, 11-8) vs. No. 4 seed Kent State (22-9, 11-7)
Mid-American Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland; Thursday, 1:30 p.m....
Walker scores 23 to carry Kent St. past Ohio 78-73
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 23 points as Kent State narrowly beat Ohio 78-73 on Tuesday night.
Antonio Williams had 15 points and six rebounds for Kent State (20-8, 9-6 Mid-American...
Kent State faces tough test vs No. 25 Buffalo
Kent State (19-7, 8-5) vs. No. 25 Buffalo (23-3, 11-2)
Alumni Arena, Buffalo, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 25 Buffalo presents a tough challenge for Kent State. Kent...
Walker lifts Kent State over Miami (Ohio) 70-67
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker sank four free throws in the final 22 seconds and finished with 27 points and Kent State held off Miami (Ohio) 70-67 on Tuesday night.
Walker made 13 of 14 free throws and added nine rebounds for the Golden Flashes (17-5, 6-3 Mid-American Conference) in a game where the final 15 points came from the foul line.
Walker’s 31 pts lead Kent State past N Illinois 78-68
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker scored 31 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Kent State used a 50-point second half to beat Northern Illinois 78-68 on Saturday.
Antonio Williams scored 13 points with five assists for the Golden Flashes (14-4, 3-2 Mid-American Conference) and Akiean Frederick scored 12. Kent State won its second straight and now has tallied six wins in its last eight contests.
Walker leads Kent State to 76-72 win over Detroit Mercy
DETROIT (AP) — Jaylin Walker scored a career-best 36 points on seven 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds, leading Kent State to its fourth-straight victory, a 76-72 win over Detroit Mercy on Wednesday night.
Walker was 10 of 24 from the field and sank all nine of his free throws for the Golden Flashes (6-1). Antonio Williams added 13 points, five rebounds and four assists, three steals.
Kent St. rides first-half eruption to win over Savannah St.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Antonio Williams scored 22 points with five rebounds and four assists and Kent State closed out its four-game homestand with a 104-84 win over Savannah State on Tuesday night.
Mitch Peterson's 3-point play six minutes in put Kent State (4-1) ahead 21-6. The Golden Flashes went on to a 63-38 halftime lead and extended the margin to 42 at 91-49 when Akiean Frederick made a layup with 11:12 left.
Kent State beats NAIA Shawnee State 90-69
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Avery scored 17 points to lead six Kent State players in double figures, Philip Whittington had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and the Golden Flashes beat NAIA Shawnee State 90-69 on Tuesday night.
Newcomer Antonio Williams and BJ Duling each added 12 points for Kent State (2-0). Akiean Frederick scored 11 and Mitch Peterson had 10 points, six rebounds and four assists. Avery was one point off his career high in the opener, finishing with 23 points in an 83-79 win.
Ingram with 18, Loyola-Chicago beats Kent State 75-60
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Donte Ingram scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Loyola-Chicago remained undefeated, beating Kent State 75-60 in the Savannah Invitational on Saturday.
Ingram was 7 of 11 from the field including four 3-pointers for the Ramblers (7-0). Marques Townes added 14 points, Aundre Jackson and Clayton Custer had 11 points apiece and Cameron Krutwig had 11 rebounds in addition to his five points.
Valpo beats Kent State 77-67 for 6th straight victory
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Tevonn Walker scored 19 points, Bakari Evelyn had 13 points and seven assists, and Valparaiso beat Kent State 77-67 on Friday night for its sixth straight win.
Valpo is off to its best start since the 1966-67 squad won seven in a row. The Crusaders play UNC Wilmington on Saturday.