Kent’s dunk, free throw gives Toledo 59-56 over Kent

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP)—Tyrone Kent’s last-second dunk and free throw capped an 8-0 Toledo run and lifted the Rockets to a 59-56 victory over Kent State on Saturday.

The Golden Flashes (17-5, 6-2 Mid-American) had taken a 56-51 lead on on a pair of free throws by Al Fisher. But Jordan Mincy fouled Kent on a 3-point attempt and Kent hit all three free throws to pull Toledo to 56-54 with 1:06 left.

Ridley Johnson’s had a tip-in with to tie the game with 26 seconds left, then Jonathan Avery’s steal with four seconds left set up Kent’s game-winner.

Kent led the Rockets (7-13, 4-4) with 19 points, including 10-of-11 free throws while Jerrah Young had 10. Fisher had 18 points and Chris Singletary added 13 for the Golden Flashes.

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