State of Kent 67,
East Michigan 54
A dominant first half set the stage for the Golden Flashes to win Wednesday night at the Mid-American Conference circuit.
Kent State (13-9, 6-5) took an 18-13 lead after a quarter before using a 22-11 try to take a 40-24 advantage at halftime.
Alexa Golden paved the way for the Flashes, forcing three 3-pointers en route to 17 points, the highest number of the game. She also grabbed 10 rebounds.
UA welcomes YSU to
Opening of the 2020 season
The University of Akron will play against the Youngstown State at the opening match of the 2020 season, schools announced Wednesday.
The match will be held on September 5, 2020 at the InfoCision Stadium. The schools have played 35 times before, with the Penguins holding a 19-14-2 advantage.
"We could not be more excited about hosting Youngstown State in order to open our 2020 campaign," said Larry Williams, director of UA Sports, in a statement. "The rich football tradition in northeastern Ohio seems to require such a confrontation at the InfoCision Stadium. I know the atmosphere will be spectacular. "