Ohio went on an 8-0 run after Kent State had closed Saturday’s game to four points and beat the Flashes, 78-65, at the M.A.C. Center.
KSU led only in the first minutes of the game, but the scoring margin was mostly between four and nine points until Ohio’s streak with about five minutes to go.
The defeat drops Kent’s record to 4-9 in the Mid-American Conference and 11-14 overall. The Flashes have lost three games in a row and four of their last five. Ohio is 7-5 in the conference and 13-10 overall.
Jordan Korinek led Kent State with 21 points and 11 rebounds. McKenna Stephens had 14 and four assists. Alexa Golden had five steals.
Four Ohio players scored in double figures, led by Amani Burke with 20 points off the bench.
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