Kent State defeats Morehead State 63-57

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP)—Anthony Simpson scored 17 points and Kent State rallied in the second half to take a 63-57 victory over Morehead State on Sunday night.

Rodriquez Sherman had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Golden Flashes (5-2) won for the third time in four games.

Demonte Harper’s jumper gave Morehead State (1-3) a 55-54 lead with 5:18 left, but Kent State’s Frank Henry-Ala and Justin Greene hit consecutive baskets for a 58-55 advantage with 3:27 remaining.

Greene, who finished with 10 points, extended the lead to 61-55 with 49 seconds left.

Morehead State led 50-43 with 9:49 left.

Mike McKee added 10 points for the Golden Flashes.

Steve Peterson led the Eagles with 15 points, Maze Stallworth and Kenneth Faried added 12 each, and Harper finished with 11.

Faried had 15 rebounds and Brandon Shingles had 10 assists for Morehead State.

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 Top Performers
 Kent St.
Anthony Simpson Anthony Simpson
6-9,  17 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Morehead St.
Kenneth Faried Kenneth Faried
5-9,  12 Pts
15 Rebs, 0 Assists

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