Kent State broke its three-game losing streak and Toledo’s 15-game home winning streak with a 62-55 victory Wednesday.
Jordan Korinek had 30 points, including 17 of 18 from the foul line. She had 11 rebounds and two steals in 38 minutes.
As a team, Kent State made 30 of 38 free throws and outscored Toledo 30-12 on foul shots. The Flashes held Toledo to 32 percent shooting, 10 points below its average, and to just five of 23 on three-point shots.
Kent State led from the first basket, but Toledo was always in the game. The Flashes didn’t shoot well themselves, making 15 of 43 baskets for 34.9 percent.
Kent State is now 3-5 in the MAC and 10-10 overall. Toledo is 13-7 and 4-4. The Rockets had been 9-0 at home this season.
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