Scores

Final

Kent State 65

(12-5, 2-2 MAC)

Ohio 87

(14-4, 2-2 MAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, January 18, 2012

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    KENT 38 2765
    OHIO 41 4687

    Top Performers

    Kent State: C. Evans 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Ohio: D. Cooper 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Stl

    Ohio 87, Kent St. 65

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Walter Offutt led five Ohio double-figure scorers with a career-high 19 points and the Bobcats defeated Kent State 87-65 on Wednesday night.

    D.J. Cooper added 18 points, Nick Kellogg 15, Ivo Baltic 11 and Reggie Keely 10 for the Bobcats (14-4, 2-2 Mid-American Conference)

    Ohio forced 91 turnovers in its previous four games and continued that trend, scoring 25 points off 19 turnovers.

    The Bobcats also outscored Kent State 22-4 on second-chance points, while winning the battle of the boards 37-25.

    After the Golden Flashes (12-5, 2-2) used a 23-7 run to take a 30-25 lead, the two teams traded baskets. Ohio then used a 14-6 run to end the half with a 41-38 lead.

    Ohio opened the second half on a 21-2 run, keyed by Cooper's eight points.

    Chris Evans led Kent State with 18 points. Michael Porrini added 14 points and Justin Greene 10 for the Golden Flashes.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENT
    OHIO
    Points 65 87
    FG Made-Attempted 24-45 (.533) 28-63 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 11-21 (.524)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-18 (.778) 20-24 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 22

    2011-12 Season

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