Kent St. 75, E. Michigan 68
Anthony Simpson scored 19 points to lead Kent State to a 75-68
victory over Eastern Michigan Thursday night.
Tyree Evans and Rodriguez Sherman scored 14 for the Golden
Flashes (16-7, 7-2 Mid-American). Simpson also led Kent State with
Carlos Medlock led all scorers with 22 points for Eastern
Michigan (11-11, 3-6). Brandon Bowdry and Justin Dobbins each had
double-doubles for the Eagles. Bowdry had 15 points and 10 rebounds
while Dobbins had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Kent State still held
a slight edge on the boards, 34-32.
Kent State broke away from an 18-18 tie to a 32-20 halftime lead
and held on although the Eagles got within five points in the final
The win marked Kent State’s 14th consecutive win over Eastern
Michigan in the series.