Kent State vs. Ohio: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Kent State vs. Ohio: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Kent State 75
(14-12, 5-6 away)
Ohio 78
(19-6, 14-1 home)
Venue: Convocation Center (OH)
11:00AM ET / 8:00AM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kent State 26 43 75
Ohio 31 38 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kent State C Evans 18 C Evans 14 K Brewer 5
Ohio W Offutt 17 R Keely 6 D Cooper 7

Ohio won a nail-biter over Kent State 78-75 in overtime on Saturday, Feb. 16. With the win, the Bobcats stay unbeaten against Kent State this season at 2-0. Walter Offutt had an impressive game for the Bobcats and put up a team-high 17 points and four rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). D.J Cooper also had a solid game, scoring 13 points and adding seven assists (4 Reb 3 Stl). Chris Evans registered a double-double for the Golden Flashes on a game-high 18 points and 14 rebounds. Ohio (19-6, 10-1 MAC) gets Eastern Michigan (12-13, 5-6 MAC) on their home court on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Ohio Game Notes

  • The last time Ohio started the season 19-6 was 2011.
  • The win over Kent State extended the Ohio winning streak to four games.
  • Ohio has played in one overtime game this season. Over the last five seasons, the Bobcats have played in 15 overtime games with a record of 8-7.
  • The Bobcats have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Ohio is 32-31 in close games.
  • The Bobcats have won every game this season (9-0) after recording 78 or more total points.
  • Ohio has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record zero or fewer blocks.
  • This season Ohio has won 82 percent of the time (14-3) when Reggie Keely has 10 points or more, 81 percent of the time (13-3) when Walter Offutt has four field goals made or more, and 71 percent of the time (5-2) when D.J Cooper has three three-pointers or more.
  • The Bobcats have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Ohio has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past six games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--Ohio has a 18.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Walter Offutt has led the team in scoring in eight out of 25 games this season.
  • Reggie Keely has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 25 games this season.
  • Walter Offutt has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for D.J Cooper.
  • Reggie Keely has three straight double-digit point games.
  • T.J. Hall had a career high with three three-pointers.

Kent State Game Notes

  • The Golden Flashes have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Kent State is 39-24 in close games.
  • Chris Evans recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Evans and Kris Brewer) accounted for 42.6 percent of the points.
  • Chris Evans accounted for 32.5 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Chris Evans has led the team in scoring 14 times and in rebounding 17 times in 26 games this season.
  • Chris Evans recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Chris Evans has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Chris Evans recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and seventh of his career.
  • Chris Evans set career highs with 14 rebounds and 11 defensive rebounds.
  • Kris Brewer has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Bryson Pope set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
KSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Chris Evans4018142104
B+Kris Brewer371435205
B+D. Manley8621000
BBryson Pope20930001
B-Melvin Tabb15530000
C+Randal Holt38863006
CMark Henniger29460102
CDarren Goodson25921002
DKellon Thomas12200001
OHIO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AWalter Offutt401744301
AD.J Cooper391347304
B+Nick Kellogg391232210
BT.J. Hall20923001
BReggie Keely321061031
CJon Smith14500100
CIvo Baltic22621102
-Stevie Taylor7300000
-Travis Wilkins6300000
-Ricardo Johnson6000001

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