Kent State Downs Akron 68-64 - Match Report

Darren Goodson scored 19 points leading Kent State to a 68-64 victory over Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Friday.

Kent State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as underdogs.

Kris Brewer had 13 points for Kent State and Randal Holt chipped in with 12 points. Randal Holt had 5 assists for them, while Darren Goodson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Akron got a 14-point performance from Zeke Marshall, who was supported by 13 points from Demetrius Treadwell. Carmelo Betancourt had 4 assists in a losing cause for Akron, while Demetrius Treadwell grabbed 13 rebounds.

Kent State led at halftime, 40-25.

Akron won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-39.