Flashes fall by 3 in New Orleans

Kent State had problems with turnovers and three-point shooting in the second half Tuesday and lost, 58-55, to New Orleans.

Kent ends its non-conference season at 2-9. New Orleans is 2-7.

The score was tied 27-27 at halftime.

Kent State was four of 11 in three-point shooting in the first half but only one of six in the second half. The Flashes had six turnovers at halftime but finished with 17. New Orleans scored five more points off turnovers. The Privateers also outscored Kent State by five at the foul line. Those numbers show the difference in the game. Niagara only committed 11 fouls for the game; Kent State shot just eight foul shots.

Larissa Lurken led Kent State with 14 points, 10 in the first half. Melanee Stubbs had 10 and Cici Shannon and Jordan Korinek eight each. Shannon and McKenna Stephens each had seven rebounds.

More, including quotes from coach Danny O’Banion, after KSU men’s game.

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