Pruden's pass from Julian Edelman seven minutes into the game was the only touchdown in the first half. Daniel Muir returned an interception five yards for a touchdown in the third quarter as the Golden Flashes (6-5, 5-2 Mid-American Conference) took a 14-0 lead.
The Eagles (1-10, 1-6) got on the board in the fourth quarter with two field goals by Andrew Wellock.
The win snapped a three-game losing streak for Kent and makes it bowl eligible.
Edelman was 9-of-18 passing for 188 yards and one interception.