Kent State vs. Ball State: Recap and Stats

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Kent State vs. Ball State: Recap and Stats
Kent State 61
(10-6, 4-2 away)
Ball State 47
(7-7, 5-4 home)
Venue: Worthen Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kent State 35 26 61
Ball State 20 27 47
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kent State C Evans 16 C Evans 7 K Brewer 2
Ball State J Berry 13 M Majok 10 M Posley 2

Ball State shot just 28% from the field and lost in front of the home crowd against Kent State 61-47 in conference play on Saturday, January 12th. The game got away from Ball State early, as they dug themselves a 35-20 hole at halftime and never got back into it. The Cardinals got a double-double out of Majok Majok with a team-high 13 points and 12 rebounds. Chris Bond also had a solid outing, scoring 10 points and adding nine rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast). For the Golden Flashes, Randal Holt finished with a game-high 16 points and four assists. Ball State (7-7, 1-1 MAC) takes on Akron (10-4, 1-0 MAC) on Wednesday, January 16th on the road.

Ball State Game Notes

  • The last time BallSt started the season 7-7 was 2008.
  • Ball State has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 17 or fewer field goals made.
  • The Cardinals have lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after having a three-point percentage of 21.7% or worse.
  • Ball State has lost 80% of the time this season (1-4) after committing 18 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 39 or more rebounds this season, Ball State has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • The Cardinals set a season high for rebounds.
  • BallSt set season lows for field goal percentage and total points.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--BallSt has a 1.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Majok Majok recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 17.
  • The top two scorers (Majok Majok and Chris Bond) accounted for 48.9% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Majok Majok and Chris Bond) accounted for 43.7% of the rebounds.
  • Majok Majok has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 11 times in 14 games this season.
  • Majok Majok recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Majok Majok recorded a double-double. It was the 5th of his career.

Kent State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Randal Holt and Chris Evans) accounted for 49.1% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Bryson Pope and Mark Henniger) accounted for 46.1% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (45) than the starters (16).
  • Randal Holt has led the team in scoring 4 times in 16 games this season.
  • Bryson Pope has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 16 games this season.
  • Chris Evans has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Randal Holt has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Bryson Pope recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
KSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARandal Holt301624202
B+Mark Henniger17580002
BChris Evans311443104
BD. Manley8820000
BKris Brewer34844103
BBryson Pope233101112
CMelvin Tabb23330100
D+Chris Ortiz11020010
-Kellon Thomas8200101
DDarren Goodson12210003
-E. Morris Jr.3010000
BallSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMajok Majok3313120222
AChris Bond341093402
B-Jesse Berry30743100
B-Marcus Posley16642105
C+Jauwan Scaife35663104
CTyler Koch23360001
D+Zach Fields13240003
DM. Kamieniecki15021001

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