Bowling Green vs Kent State Wrap - Kent State Wins 62-61

Bowling Green vs Kent State Wrap - Kent State Wins 62-61

Kent State got 25 points from Derek Jackson en route to a 62-61 victory over Bowling Green on Wednesday at Memorial Athletic Center.

Kent State did not, however, defeat Bowling Green against the spread, which closed at 5.5 at most sportsbooks.

Devareaux Manley had 14 points for Kent State and Kellon Thomas chipped in with 9 points. Kris Brewer had 5 assists for them, while Mark Henniger was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Bowling Green got an 18-point performance from Jehvon Clarke, who was supported by 18 points from Cameron Black. Jehvon Clarke had 6 assists in a losing cause for Bowling Green, while Cameron Black grabbed 9 rebounds.

Kent State hit the break trailing 35-27 before taking care of business in the second half.

Bowling Green won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-32.