4 Flashes score in double figures as KSU wins home opener, 82-74

Four Kent State players scored at least 14 points and the Flashes scored their highest total of the season in beating Detroit Mercy 82-74 Thursday at the M.A.C. Center.

It was KSU’s first home game after two road wins and a five games at neutral-site tournaments. The Flashes are now 5-3 while Detroit is 0-6.

McKenna Stephens led Kent State with a career-high 22 points. Alexa Golden had 18, Jordan Korinek 17 and ‘Ali Poole 14.

The Flashes fell behind by nine in the first quarter but battled back to take a one-point lead at halftime. The led throughout the second half, though Detroit closed the margin to two points several tames.

Golden and Korinek each had nine rebounds, season highs for both.

Box score

Detailed story with quotes from players and coach Todd Starkey upcoming.

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