Kent State shoots down Morehead State, 79-76

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KENT, Ohio (AP)—Al Fisher scored 27 points, leading Kent State to its 8th-straight win Saturday over Morehead State, 79-76, at the MAC Center.

Morehead State led 31-29 at the half, and Kenneth Faried’s tip-in with 5:27 left put Morehead State up 63-59.

But a free throw by Brandon Parks put the Golden Flashes ahead to stay, 64-63, with 2:54 left. That came during a decisive 18-5 run during which Fisher scored 13 points. Fisher was 7-of-13 from the field 13-of-14 at the line.

Tyree Evans had 19 points and Chris Singletary added 15 for the Golden Flashes (16-11).

Leon Buchanan scored a season-high 31 points for the Eagles (16-13), but it wasn’t enough.

Faried had his 19th double-double of the season with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Demonte Harper had 15 points.

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 Top Performers
 Morehead St.
Leon Buchanan Leon Buchanan
9-15,  31 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Kent St.
Al Fisher Al Fisher
7-13,  27 Pts
5 Rebs, 4 Assists

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