Scores

Final OT

Kent State 85

(5-2, 1-0 away)

Youngstown St 78

(3-4, 1-1 home)

    7:05 PM ET, November 28, 2012

    Beeghly Center, Youngstown, Ohio

    1 2 OT T
    KENT 34 34 1785
    YSU 36 32 1078

    Top Performers

    Kent State: C. Evans 24 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Youngstown St: D. Eargle 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Kent St. 85, Youngstown St. 78

    Associated Press

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Chris Evans finished with a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds to help Kent State beat Youngstown State Wednesday night in overtime 85-78 in nonconference action.

    Both teams missed opportunities to close out the game in regulation.

    With 1:14 left to play in the second period, Kamren Belin missed a potential go-ahead free throw for Youngstown State (3-4).

    Randal Holt missed a 3-pointer for Kent State (5-2) with 3 seconds left forcing overtime.

    In the overtime period, Kent State went up 78-74 on a three-point play by Darren Goodson with 2:21 left to play, and used free throws the rest of the way to hold on to the victory. Kent was 8 of 9 from the free-throw line in the overtime period.

    Holt added 21 points for Kent State on 5-of-9 shooting from behind the arc.

    Kendrick Perry led Youngstown State with 26 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENT
    YSU
    Points 85 78
    FG Made-Attempted 29-69 (.420) 27-64 (.422)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 4-20 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-26 (.731) 20-27 (.741)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 7

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