Jackson scores 18 to lift Akron over Kent St. 72-53

February 8, 2019

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson had 18 points as Akron extended its home win streak to seven games, topping Kent State 72-53 on Friday night.

Tyler Cheese had 15 points for Akron (14-9, 6-4 Mid-American Conference). Daniel Utomi added 14 points.

Kent State scored 23 second-half points, a season low for the team.

Antonio Williams had 12 points for the Golden Flashes (17-6, 6-4). Jaylin Walker added 10 points.


Akron matches up against Buffalo at home on Tuesday. Kent State takes on Western Michigan on the road on Thursday.