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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.