Scores

Final

W Carolina 59

(3-3, 1-3 away)

Kent State 72

(4-1, 3-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, November 21, 2013

    Memorial A & C Center, Kent, Ohio

    1 2 T
    WCU 22 3759
    KENT 27 4572

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: T. King 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Kent State: M. Henniger 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Henniger, Kent St run away from W Carolina 72-59

    Associated Press

    KENT, Ohio -- Mark Henniger scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Kent State to a 72-59 victory over Western Carolina in a Coaches vs. Cancer Classic matchup in Kent, Ohio Thursday night.

    After Brandon Boggs hit a jumper to pull Western Carolina (3-3) within four, 40-36, the Golden Flashes went on a 16-4 run capped by Darren Goodson's layup with 7:33 to play to blow the game open. The Catamounts wouldn't get closer than 14 down until Josh Mendenhall hit a pair of free throws with :07 remaining to close the scoring.

    Western Carolina opened up an 18-7 lead with 7:55 left in the first half but Kent State (4-1) scored 14 of the next 16, taking a 25-20 lead and never trailed again. The Golden Flashes led by as much as 19 in the second half.

    Tawaski King led WCU with 17 points and nine rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    KENT
    Points 59 72
    FG Made-Attempted 22-62 (.355) 23-61 (.377)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 2-18 (.111)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 24-30 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

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