Scores

Final

Kent State 59

(14-4, 3-1 MAC)

Ohio 71

(11-6, 2-2 MAC)

6:00 PM ET, January 19, 2008

Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

1 2 T
KENT 25 3459
OHIO 36 3571

Top Performers

Kent State: H. Quaintance 12 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Ohio: B. Whittington 26 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Ohio 71, Kent St. 59

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Bert Whittington scored 26 points and Jerome Tillman 23 to lead Ohio past Kent State 71-59 on Saturday night.

The Bobcats (11-6, 2-2 Mid-American Conference) trailed 7-2 early before gaining control. They built their lead to as much as 17 points early in the second half.

Whittington hit 5-of-9 3-point attempts, while Tillman was 8-for-11 from the field. The Bobcats shot 49 percent.

Leon Williams had seven points, 10 rebounds and four assists in an all-around game for the Bobcats.

Al Fisher had 15 points, Haminn Quaintance 12 points and 12 rebounds and Mike Scott 11 points for the Golden Flashes (14-4, 3-1). They trailed 36-25 at the break, losing their early five-point lead when Ohio countered with a 14-2 run.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENT
OHIO
Points 59 71
FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 23-47 (.489)
3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 7-16 (.438)
FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 18-24 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 17

2007-08 Season

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