Recap - Kent State Defeats Arkansas State 73-69

Recap - Kent State Defeats Arkansas State 73-69

Kent State grabbed a 73-69 win over Arkansas State on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Randal Holt at Memorial Athletic Center.

Bettors who backed Kent State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 5.5.

Kent State got 16 points from Chris Evans and another 14 points from Kellon Thomas. Darren Goodson contributed 4 assists, while Bryson Pope cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Arkansas State got a 24-point performance from Ed Townsel, who was supported by 15 points from Cameron Golden. Trey Finn had 4 assists in a losing cause for Arkansas State, while Brandon Peterson grabbed 11 rebounds.

Kent State led at halftime, 40-34.

Kent State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.