Kent State Golden Flashes (23-12)


Fri. 3/6 Thu. 3/12 Wed. 3/18 Mon. 3/23 Fri. 3/27
vs. Akron 
W 79-77
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vs. Akron 
L 51-53
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@ MiddTn 
W 68-56
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@ TA&MCC 
W 69-65
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@ NoAri 
L 73-74
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Akron rallies to beat Kent State 53-51

CLEVELAND (AP) Pat Forsythe scored 12 points and Deji Ibitayo scored the game-winning free throw as seventh-seeded Akron rallied to beat Kent State 53-51 on Thursday to advance to face second-seeded Buffalo in a Mid-American Conference tournament semifinal Friday.

Antino Jackson scored 11 points and Isiah Johnson added 10 and blocked three shots for the Zips (21-13).

Akron trailed the third-seeded Golden Flashes 27-19 at halftime Thursday night after shooting 24.1 percent.

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Leaders
Points: D. Manley13.5
Rebounds: K. Spicer6.0
Assists: D. Jackson3.4
FG%: J. Hall53.2%
FT%: J. Hall68.2%
3P%: D. Jackson42.3%
Steals: D. Jackson1.7
Blocks: K. Spicer1.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Mid-American Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East
Buffalo 12-6 23-10
Kent State 12-6 23-12
Bowling Green 11-7 21-12
Akron 9-9 21-14
Miami (OH) 8-10 13-19
Ohio 5-13 10-20
West
Central Michigan 12-6 23-9
Toledo 11-7 20-13
Western Michigan 10-8 20-14
Eastern Michigan 8-10 21-14
Northern Illinois 8-10 14-16
Ball State 2-16 7-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 66.1 (209)
Rebounds: 11.6 (101)
Assists: 10.5 (310)
FG%: 42.7% (217)
FT%: 65.8% (290)
3P%: 36.1% (91)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 62.9 (77)
Rebounds: 23.3 (204)
Assists: 10.5 (32)
FG%: 40.9% (80)
FT%: 70.2% (236)
3P%: 31.9% (62)

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