Bowling Green outscored Kent State 20-12 in the fourth quarter and beat the Flashes Wednesday, 60-50.
Kent State committed 20 turnovers and made only three of 19 three-point shots.
Bowling Green shut down Kent’s Jordan Korinek, the MAC’s leading scorer going into the game. Korinek scored only seven points and was able to take only six shots against a Bowling Green defense that played her physically inside. Korinek had averaged 20.4 points a game.
Ali Poole led Kent State with 17 points, 12 of them in the first quarter. Megan Carter had 12. McKenna Stephens had a career-high 13 rebounds.
Kent State drops to 9-9 on the season and 2-4 in the MAC. Bowling Green is 10-7 and 2-4 in the conference.
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