Recap - Kent State Defeats Temple 81-77
|Recap - Kent State Defeats Temple 81-77|
Kent State grabbed an 81-77 win over Temple on Monday, behind a 17-point effort from Devareaux Manley at Liacouras Center.
Kent State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs.
Derek Jackson had 17 points for Kent State and Darren Goodson chipped in with 12 points. Darren Goodson had 4 assists for them, while Darren Goodson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Temple got a 17-point performance from Will Cummings, who was supported by 16 points from Anthony Lee. Will Cummings had 7 assists in a losing cause for Temple, while Anthony Lee grabbed 11 rebounds.
Kent State hit the break trailing 42-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
Temple had a 40-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.