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Ball State Vs. Kent State Final Score: Golden Flashes Run By Cardinals, 76-55

The Kent State Golden Flashes are keeping pace in the MAC East division with a victory over Ball State.

The Kent St. Golden Flashes improved to 17-6 overall and 7-3 in the MAC with a 76-55 victory over the Ball St. Cardinals on Saturday afternoon. This was the only contest between the two MAC teams this season.

Kent State was led by Justin Greene's 18 points and nine rebounds. He was 8-of-16 from the field, helping the Golden Flashes to a 51.7 shooting percentage. As a whole, the team was 8-of-16 from beyond the arc. Carlton Guyton and Randal Holt combined for five of those three-pointers and scored 14 and 13 points, respectively. Chris Evans added 11 points and six rebounds from off the bench.

Ball State received 14 points from Aaron Adeoye, leading the team in scoring. Chris Bind and Tyrae Robinson each chipped in 11 points, but the other three scorers put in six points (twice) and seven points. The team shot 38 percent from the field.

Kent State is tied for third place in the MAC East division. Akron has a two-game lead in the division and a game to go on Saturday night. Second-place Buffalo will be Kent State's next opponent.

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