Golden Flashes coach Jim Christian shuffled his starting lineup
one day after his bench failed to score in a 65-56 loss to Delaware
State. Four new starters combined to score 25 points against Austin
Peay and Kent State's reserves outscored their counterparts 53-9.
Kevin Warzynski scored seven of his nine points in an 18-0 run
that gave Kent State a 34-13 lead with 8:46 left in the first half.
Haynes finished off the spurt with a 3-pointer.
Austin Peay shot 29.6 percent from the field in the first half
and committed seven turnovers as Kent State grabbed a 47-23 lead at
Gates hit 4 of 7 3-pointers for the Golden Flashes, who shot
10-for-19 from behind the arc as a team.
The invitational is being played with experimental rules,
including a a distance of 20 feet, nine inches for 3-pointers, one
foot deeper than normal.