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Kent St. 69, Bethune-Cookman 68

KENT, Ohio -- Randal Holt made a jumper with 2 seconds to play to lead Kent State to a 69-68 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday in the Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic.

Chris Evans had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead Kent State (3-2), and Holt and Chris Ortiz scored 13 each.

Kevin Dukes scored 18 points to lead the Wildcats (1-4), Paul Scotland had 15 and Adrian Coleman 10.

Kent State led 67-63 with 2:14 to go on two free throws from Chris Ortiz, but the Wildcats' Scotland was fouled on a 3-point shot and made all three to close to 67-66 at 1:47. Alex Smith's layup gave Bethune-Cookman a 68-67 advantage with 1 minute remaining.

The Wildcats led 33-28 at halftime, but Kent State scored the first 10 points of the second half for a 38-33 lead.

Holt, a senior, is 21 points shy of 1,000 for his career.

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