Walker scores 29 to lead Kent St. over Miami (Ohio) 75-66
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 29 points and 12 rebounds as Kent State beat Miami (Ohio) 75-66 on Tuesday night.
Walker shot 6 for 9 from beyond the arc.
Miami (Ohio) put up 21 points in the first half, a season low for the team.
Nike Sibande had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the RedHawks (15-15, 7-10). Bam Bowman added 18 points.
Dalonte Brown, who was second on the RedHawks in scoring coming into the matchup with 12 points per game, scored only 2 points. He shot 0 of 7 from beyond the arc.
The Golden Flashes improve to 2-0 against the RedHawks on the season. Kent State defeated Miami (Ohio) 70-67 on Feb. 5. Kent State finishes out the regular season against Akron at home on Friday. Miami (Ohio) finishes out the regular season against Ohio on the road on Friday.