Ohio Defeats Kent State 69-68 - Recap

Ohio got 23 points from D.J. Cooper en route to a 69-68 victory over Kent State on Saturday at Memorial Athletic Center.

Ohio did not, however, defeat Kent State against the spread, which closed at 4 at most sportsbooks.

Ohio got 20 points from Reggie Keely and another 10 points from Nick Kellogg. D.J. Cooper contributed 5 assists, while Ivo Baltic cleaned the glass with 4 rebounds.

Kent State got 20 points from Chris Evans in a losing cause and another 14 points from Randal Holt. Chris Evans contributed 7 assists for them, while Melvin Tabb had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Kent State were victorious, as the score was 36-32 at the break.

Kent State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-21.