Ball State vs Kent State Wrap - Kent State Wins 86-74

Kent State grabbed an 86-74 win over Ball State on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Darren Goodson at Memorial Athletic Center.

Kent State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11.5-point spread as favorites.

Kent State got 18 points from Kris Brewer and another 12 points from Derek Jackson. Derek Jackson contributed 4 assists, while Darren Goodson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Ball State got 15 points from Mark Alstork in a losing cause and another 14 points from Majok Majok. Mark Alstork contributed 5 assists for them, while Mark Alstork had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Ball State were victorious, as the score was 39-32 at the break.

Ball State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-28.