The Kent State Golden Flashes (13-6, 3-3 MAC) did not necessarily win their biggest game of the season on Wednesday night, but they won by the biggest margin of the season, defeating the Northern Illinois Huskies (2-16, 1-5 MAC) 90-56 at Memorial A & C Center in Kent.
Kent State breezed through the Northern Illinois defense all night, making 11-24 three-pointers and shooting 57.1 % from the field overall. It was a balanced offensive night for the Golden Flashes, who had five players in double figures: Kris Brewer (15), Justin Greene (14), Randal Holt (14), Chris Evans (14) and Carlton Guyton (11).
The win was important as Kent State aims to stay close in the MAC -- at 3-3 they are two games behind the Akron Zips (13-7, 5-1 MAC).
After two days off, Kent State will head to the road to take on the Toledo Rockets (9-10, 1-4 MAC) on Saturday in a game scheduled for 7:00 p.m. eastern.
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