Kent State downs E. Michigan in MAC tourney
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Danny Pippen scored 20 points with nine rebounds and made all 10 of his free throws and sixth-seeded Kent State beat No. 11 Eastern Michigan 86-76 in Monday night’s first round of the Mid-American tournament.
The Golden Flashes (20-12) face No. 3 Ball State Thursday’s quarterfinal.
Noah Morgan hit 6 of 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points with four assists and Boubacar Toure had 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles (16-16), who trailed 39-28 at halftime. Ty Groce had 14 points and five assists.