Flashes win big over North Dakota State in ‘Victor Game’

Kent State had 20 steals, forced 34 turnovers and scored 36 points off those turnovers as it routed North Dakota State Saturday, 75-54.

It was the second-largest margin of victory for the team in coach Danny O’Banion’s four years here. (The Flashes beat Niagara 69-46 in 2013.)

Jordan Korinek scored 27 points — one off her career high. Larissa Lurken and Tyra James each had 15 points and four steals.

McKenna Stephens, Alexa Golden and Naddiyah Cross each had three steals in the “Victor Game,” which honored those who have fought cancer.

Kent State is now 3-4 on the season. North Dakota State is 2-5.

The Flashes fell behind by eight points early but came back to take a one-point lead after the first quarter. Then the Flashes forced the pace and turnovers and outscored NDSU 20-12 in the second quarter and 21-8 in the  third.

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