Central Michigan advances past Kent in MAC quarters
CLEVELAND (AP) — Larry Austin Jr. scored 23 points and Central Michigan pulled away midway through the second half and hung on for an 89-81 win over Kent State on Thursday in the quarterfinals of...
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....
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Philip Whittington had a season-high 21 points as Kent State narrowly beat Akron 68-65 on Friday night.
Antonio Williams had 18 points, seven assists and six rebounds for...
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 29 points and 12 rebounds as Kent State beat Miami (Ohio) 75-66 on Tuesday night.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner had 18 points as Bowling Green edged past Kent State 77-72 on Friday night.
Antwon Lillard had 14 points for Bowling Green (20-9, 12-4 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...
Roundtree leads Cent. Michigan over Kent St. 84-74
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree had 20 points as Central Michigan beat Kent State 84-74 on Tuesday night.
Rob Montgomery had 19 points and eight rebounds for Central Michigan (18-8, 7-6 Mid-American Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Larry Austin Jr. added 17 points and 11 assists. Kevin McKay had 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks for the home team.
Williams scores 20 to carry Kent St. past E. Michigan 71-58
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Antonio Williams had 20 points as Kent State defeated Eastern Michigan 71-58 on Saturday night.
Philip Whittington had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Kent State (19-6, 8-4 Mid-American Conference). Jaylin Walker added 15 points.
Kevin McAdoo had 13 points for the Eagles (11-14, 5-7). Tariq Silver added 10 points. Elijah Minnie had seven rebounds.
Paul Jackson, the Eagles' second leading scorer heading into the matchup at 14 points per game, had only 3 points (1 of 10).
Walker scores 25 to lift Kent St. over W. Michigan 82-63
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 25 points as Kent State beat Western Michigan 82-63 on Thursday.
Mitch Peterson had 17 points for Kent State (18-6, 7-4 Mid-American Conference). Philip Whittington added 17 points and 13 rebounds. Anthony Roberts had 14 points for the visitors.
Kent State totaled 51 second-half points, a season best for the team.
Josh Davis had 17 points for the Broncos (7-18, 1-11). Michael Flowers added 15 points. Seth Dugan had 12 points.
Walker scores 21 points, leads Kent State over Ohio 66-52
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker scored 21 points and broke a 3-point record, Philip Whittington had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Kent State pulled away early in the second half to beat Ohio 66-52 on Tuesday night.
Walker hit three 3-pointers to become the leading 3-point shooter in Kent State history with 248 makes.
Kent State (13-4, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) bounced back from a 95-61 rout at Eastern Michigan in its last outing. Ohio (9-7, 1-3) has lost three of its last four.
Walker, Whittington propel Kent St past Western Michigan
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker scored 23 points and handed out five assists and Philip Whittington added 13 points and a career-high 15 rebounds to lead Kent State to an 88-73 victory over Western Michigan on Tuesday night.
Bowling Green bowls over Kent State in MAC opener 86-64
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner scored 20 points, Demajeo Wiggins added 19 with 14 rebounds for his 11th double-double this season and Bowling Green defeated Kent State 86-64 on Saturday night in a Mid-American Conference opener.
Antwon Lillard added three 3-pointers and 14 points and Dylan Frye scored 12 for Bowling Green (9-5), which won its fifth straight while ending a three-game win streak for the Golden Flashes (11-3).
Walker’s late FTs push Kent State past Albany 70-68
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker scored 26 points and made a pair of free throws with three seconds left to give Kent State a 70-68 nonconference victory over Albany on Friday night.
Antonio Rizzuto hit a 3-pointer and Ahmad Clark made two free throws to give Albany a 66-65 lead with 1:49 remaining. Walker answered with a 3-pointer, but Clark tied it at 68 with two free throws before Walker sealed it.
Kent State wins 6th straight, 83-76 over Wright State
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 25 points and seven rebounds and hit three 3-pointers to help Kent State win its sixth straight in an 83-76 victory over Wright State on Saturday.
The Golden Flashes (8-1) took the lead for good at 75-74 on Antonio Williams' layup with 2:13 left in the game. That sparked an 8-0 run as the Raiders (4-6) missed four consecutive 3-point attempts and Kent State led 81-74 with 14 seconds to go.
Whittington leads Kent State past Norfolk State, 78-67
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Philip Whittington scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Kent State surged to a double-digit lead in the first half and maintained it for a 78-67 win over Norfolk State on Saturday afternoon.
Kent State now has won five straight and is 3-0 all-time against the Spartans.
Whittington has led the Golden Flashes in rebounding in seven of the last eight games and came in averaging just under eight boards.
Big run lifts Kent State over Alcorn State 79-48
KENT, Ohio (AP) — C.J. Williamson and Antonio Williams scored 17 points apiece and Kent State used a big first-half run to beat Alcorn State 79-48 on Sunday.
Philip Whittington added 12 points with nine rebounds and Jalen Avery scored 10 for the Golden Flashes (3-1), who never trailed and shot 49 percent to the Braves' 38 percent.
Liberty leads most of way, beats Kent State 77-70
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Caleb Homesley came off the bench and scored 16 points to lead five players in double-figure scoring and Liberty to a 77-70 victory over Kent State on Friday night.
Homesley scored 12 points in the second half and finished 7-of-13 shooting with eight rebounds. Keenan Gumbs added 13 points for Liberty (3-0). Scottie James, Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz and Lovell Cabbil Jr. each chipped in 11 points. James finished with a game-high nine rebounds.
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.
Cunningham’s career high 28 lead USC Upstate over N. Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Cunningham scored a career-high 28 points and Michael Buchanan had 22 points and 13 rebounds to help South Carolina Upstate beat North Florida 84-71 on Saturday night.
Cunningham also tied a career high with five steals for the Spartans (17-11, 7-4 Atlantic Sun), who trailed by two at the break but took the lead with the first nine points of the second half and extended the gap to 21 with 8:12 to go.
Cunningham hits half-dozen 3-pointers, leads Upstate to win
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Mike Cunningham made a career-high six 3-pointers and scored 22 points and South Carolina Upstate beat Kennesaw State 79-73 on Saturday.
Cunningham was 6 of 7 from the arc while Philip Whittington added 19 points, Josh Cuthbertson 10 points and Ramel Thompkins 11 rebounds for the Spartans (15-9, 5-2 Atlantic Sun), who have won four of their past five games. Upstate made 10 of 18 3-pointers.
SC Upstate pulls away late to beat Jacksonville 73-66
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Philip Whittington scored 14 points and had 13 rebounds, and Michael Buchanan, Deion Holmes and Jure Span each scored 11 as South Carolina Upstate beat Jacksonville 73-66 Saturday.
Whittington made two free throws putting South Carolina Upstate (11-8, 1-1 Atlantic Sun) up 63-62 with 4:02 to go and the Spartans never trailed again.
North Florida rallies to beat South Carolina Upstate
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Dallas Moore scored 19 points, 17 in the second half, and Aaron Bodager added 17 points in North Florida's 73-65 victory over South Carolina Upstate on Thursday night.
Bodager made five treys and Moore three while Chris Davenport added 12 points and nine rebounds and Garrett Sams grabbed 12 rebounds for the Ospreys (7-12, 2-0 Atlantic Sun), who won their third straight.
Buchanan’s 17 & 14 lead SC Upstate past Campbell 80-73 in
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Michael Buchanan had 17 points and 14 rebounds and South Carolina Upstate outscored Campbell 8-1 in overtime for an 80-73 win on Friday at the Holy City Hoops Classic.
The Spartans went 8 of 11 from the line in overtime while the Camels were just 1 of 4. Campbell also missed all six field goal attempts and had two turnovers.