MUNCIE, Ind. -- Randal Holt scored a game-high 21 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Kent State to a 66-53 win over Ball State on Thursday night.
The Golden Flashes (13-7, 4-2 Mid-American) broke a 4-4 tie midway through the first half when Holt hit his first 3-pointer. Kent State led the rest of the way and by as many as 16 points in the second half.
The Cardinals (13-6, 5-1) kept it close before the break on 45.5 percent shooting from the field, but they fell off to 30 percent in the second half as Kent State pulled away.