Scores

Final OT

Kent State 73

(12-10, 3-6 MAC)

Cent Michigan 78

(8-13, 1-8 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 5, 2014

    McGuirk Arena, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

    1 2 OT T
    KENT 32 29 1273
    CMU 25 36 1778

    Top Performers

    Kent State: D. Goodson 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Central Michigan: J. Simons 22 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast

    Central Michigan tops Kent State in OT, 78-73

    Associated Press

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Rayshawn Simmons converted 3 of 4 from the free throw line in the closing seconds of overtime to earn Central Michigan its first Mid-America Conference victory -- a 78-73 win over Kent State Wednesday night.

    Kellon Thomas hit a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left in overtime to pull the Golden Flashes within a point, 74-73, but Simmons hit a pair of free throws with 15 seconds left, then hit the first of two with five seconds left to complete the scoring.

    Kent State's K.K. Simmons drilled a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left in regulation to tie the score at 61-61 and force overtime.

    John Simons led Central Michigan (8-13, 1-8 MAC) with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Chris Fowler added 18 points and Simmons and Braylon Rayson each added another 10.

    Kris Brewer scored 17 points to lead Kent State (12-10, 3-6). Darren Goodson added 15 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENT
    CMU
    Points 73 78
    FG Made-Attempted 28-55 (.509) 25-60 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-26 (.346) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 19-30 (.633)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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