Kent State knocks off Ball State 76-42
KENT, Ohio (AP)—Chris Singletary and Anthony Simpson scored 11 points each to lead Kent State to a 76-42 victory over Ball State on Wednesday night.
Justin Greene added 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Flashes (18-7, 9-2 Mid-American Conference), who have eight consecutive games and 17 straight against MAC West opponents.
Randal Holt scored five straight points to give Kent State a 27-21 lead with 1:57 left in the first half and Simpson and Brandon Parks each scored for a 31-21 halftime advantage.
The Golden Flashes pushed the margin to 38-25 on Singletary’s two free throws and 40-25 on Frank Henry-Ala’s tip-in with 15:22 to play.
Holt finished with 10 points and six assists. Eleven Kent State players scored.
Terrence Watson, Randy Davis and Jauwan Scaife scored eight points each for Ball State (12-11, 6-5), which shot 28.8 percent from the field (15-for-52).