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

seven rebounds.

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

minute.

The win marked Kent State’s 14th consecutive win over Eastern

Michigan in the series.