Scores

Final

Kent State 61

(10-6, 1-1 MAC)

Ball State 47

(7-7, 1-1 MAC)

2:00 PM ET, January 12, 2013

John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana

1 2 T
KENT 35 2661
BALL 20 2747

Top Performers

Kent State: R. Holt 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Ball State: C. Bond 10 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

Kent St. 61, Ball St. 47

Associated Press

MUNCIE, Ind. -- Randal Holt scored 16 points and Kent State defeated Ball State 61-47 on Saturday.

Chris Evans added 14 points for the Golden Flashes (10-6, 1-1 Mid-American), who lost their conference opener to Toledo on Wednesday.

Kent State trailed by eight at one point in the first half, but closed the half with a 20-1 run to lead 35-20.

Majok Majok led the Cardinals (7-7, 1-1) with 13 points and 12 rebounds. He was just 7 of 17 from the free-throw line, and Ball State finished 8 of 24. The Cardinals also struggled from the perimeter, shooting 28 percent despite matching the Flashes with 20 points in the paint.

Chris Bond had 10 points, nine rebounds, four steals and three assists for Ball State.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENT
BALL
Points 61 47
FG Made-Attempted 19-47 (.404) 17-61 (.279)
3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 5-23 (.217)
FT Made-Attempted 17-22 (.773) 8-24 (.333)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 0

2012-13 Season

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