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.
The Golden Flashes improve to 2-0 against the Broncos this season. Kent State defeated Western Michigan 88-73 on Jan. 8. Kent State takes on Eastern Michigan at home on Saturday. Western Michigan plays Miami (Ohio) at home on Saturday.