Randal Holt scored 23 points and Kent State used an early second-half surge to defeat Central
Michigan 67-60 on Tuesday night.
Justin Greene and Chris Evans added 12 points apiece and Michael Porrini 10 for the Golden Flashes (15-6, 5-3 Mid-American), who won their third in a row and beat Central Michigan for the 11th straight time.
Austin McBroom scored 19 points to lead the Chippewas (7-14, 2-6), whose losing streak grew to six. Trey Zeigler added 17 points, and Andre Coimbra had 13 points, eight rebounds and four
Kent State started the second half with a 7-0 run that turned a 32-32 tie into a 39-32 lead.
After Coimbra hit a 3-pointer, Evans scored five points amid another 7-0 spurt that made it 46-35 with 14:21 left.
The Golden Flashes led the rest of the way.
Kent State has won 27 straight against MAC West opponents.
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