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.
Dartis sparks Ohio to 88-76 win over Kent State
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Dartis sank half of his 10 3-point attempts and scored 20 to lead six players in double figures and Ohio won back-to-back Mid-American Conference games for the first time this season with an 88-76 victory over Kent State on Tuesday night.
Walker, Avery lead Kent State past Akron 78-68
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker tossed in 27 points, sinking 7 of 12 shots from 3-point range, and Kent State pulled away late to beat Akron 78-68 on Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.
Jalen Avery added 16 points and reserve BJ Duling scored 13 with four rebounds and a pair of steals for the Golden Flashes (13-14, 7-7 Mid-American Conference).
Bowling Green rallies to beat Kent State 70-62
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 20 points, Demajeo Wiggins added 13 and Bowling Green overcame a 19-point first-half deficit to beat Kent State 70-62 on Saturday to sweep the season series against the Golden Flashes.
Rodrick Caldwell scored 12 points and Antwon Lillard 11 for the Falcons (14-9, 5-5 Mid-American Conference), who trailed 31-25 at halftime after shooting 9 of 33 (27.3 percent) from the field.
Zabo’s hot hand in OT lifts Kent State over Ball State 88-80
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Zabo scored seven of his 21 points in overtime and Danny Pippen finished with a double-double to power Kent State to an 88-80 victory over Ball State on Tuesday night.
Pippen scored 11 with 16 rebounds for the Golden Flashes (10-10, 4-3 Mid-American Conference), who beat the Cardinals for a 15th straight time. Adonis De La Rosa finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, Jaylin Walker scored 17 with seven boards and Jalen Avery and BJ Duling added 10 points each.
Kent St. drops C. Michigan behind De La Rosa’s career game
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Adonis De La Rosa had career highs of 24 points and 14 rebounds and Kent State defeated Central Michigan 85-69 on Saturday.
Jaylin Walker scored 26 points on 6-of-9 shooting from 3-point range — and 6 of 7 from the free-throw line — Kevin Zabo scored 17 points and Jaylen Avery 12 and the Golden Flashes never trailed.
De La Rosa, Kent State hold off Cleveland State 72-62
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Adonis De La Rosa scored 16 points with seven rebounds and three assists to propel Kent State to a 72-62 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday.
Kevin Zabo added 17 points, but he was just 1 of 8 from 3-point range as the Golden Flashes (5-3) connected on 5 of 26 (19.2 percent) from long range. Jalen Avery had 15 points and BJ Duling scored 10 for Kent State (5-3).
Kent State rallies past winless Norfolk State 79-70
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adonis De La Rosa had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Jalen Avery scored 18 points, and Kent State beat winless Norfolk State 79-70 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Zabo scored 15 points with four assists and Danny Pippen and Mitch Peterson grabbed seven rebounds apiece for the Green Flashes (4-3).
De La Rosa’s double-double paces Kent State in 80-67 win
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Adonis De La Rosa posted his second straight double-double and Jaylin Walker scored 19 points in Kent State's 80-67 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Sunday.
De La Rosa made all three of his field-goal attempts and all eight of his free throws in scoring 14 points while pulling down 10 rebounds. BJ Duling added 14 points and three of Kent State's 11 steals while Jalen Avery had a career-high 10 assists to go with five points. The Golden Flashes (3-0) shot 52 percent.