Eastern Michigan vs. Kent State: Recap and Stats

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Eastern Michigan vs. Kent State: Recap and Stats
Eastern Michigan 62
(10-11, 0-9 away)
Kent State 77
(12-10, 7-6 home)
Venue: Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Eastern Michigan 26 36 62
Kent State 32 45 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Eastern Michigan D Thompson 17 J Harris 6 A Harper 4
Kent State R Holt 17 B Pope 6 R Holt 6

On Saturday, February 2nd, Kent State outscored Eastern Michigan 27-6 from behind the three-point line and won big over the Eagles 77-62 in conference action. Randal Holt played well for the Golden Flashes and got a team-high 17 points (6 Ast 3 Reb), shooting 5 of 10 from three-point range. Chris Evans had 15 points and added four rebounds (5 Stl 3 Ast). Derek Thompson got a game-high 17 points and two rebounds for the Eagles. Kent State (12-9, 3-4 MAC) gets Western Michigan (14-7, 6-2 MAC) on the road on Wednesday, February 6th.

Kent State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:55 left to go.
  • KSU beat the spread by 5.0 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Golden Flashes have beaten the spread.
  • Kent State has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when its field goal percentage has been 45.3% or better.
  • The Golden Flashes have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 9 or more three-pointers.
  • Kent State has won 80% of the time this season (8-2) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
  • This season Kent State has won 75% of the time (6-2) when Randal Holt has 17 points or more.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--KSU has a 2.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Randal Holt and Chris Evans) accounted for 41.5% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (20) than the starters (15).
  • Randal Holt has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 22 games this season.
  • Bryson Pope has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 22 games this season.
  • Chris Evans had a career high with 5 steals.
  • Randal Holt had a career high with 6 assists.
  • Darren Goodson has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Eastern Michigan Game Notes

  • Eastern Michigan lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Derek Thompson and Glenn Bryant) accounted for 41.9% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more points (39) than the starters (23).
  • Derek Thompson has led the team in scoring 10 times in 21 games this season.
  • Jamell Harris has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 21 games this season.
Emich PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADerek Thompson211722100
BMatt Balkema13820000
BAustin Harper19814001
BGlenn Bryant18950002
C+DaShonte Riley26542132
C+J.R. Sims23442201
CDaylen Harrison24431111
CJamell Harris29560113
D+A. Strickland13200000
DJalen Ross14012002
KSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARandal Holt321736002
AChris Evans321543503
ADarren Goodson211233102
AMark Henniger7730000
BBryson Pope11260000
BChris Ortiz15541000
C+Khaliq Spicer13230010
C+D. Manley20640001
C+Kris Brewer25931002
CMelvin Tabb20220110

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