Central Michigan Falls 83-75 to Kent State - Recap
Kent State earned an 83-75 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday, getting 17 points from Chris Ortiz at Memorial Athletic Center.
Kent State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread.
Kent State got 17 points from Kellon Thomas and another 14 points from Kris Brewer. Derek Jackson contributed 6 assists, while Derek Jackson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Central Michigan got 19 points from Chris Fowler in a losing cause and another 12 points from Braylon Rayson. Chris Fowler contributed 4 assists for them, while Chris Fowler had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Kent State were victorious, as the score was 35-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Central Michigan as they grabbed 29 boards, while Kent State only had 26.