The Kent State Golden Flashes host the Detroit Titans Tuesday night. Kent State is off to a 6-1 start while Detroit is 1-5. These two teams met last year and Kent State won 76-72 but Detroit covered the spread. Kent State is a 13 point favorite in this one. Game time is Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. ET at Memorial Center in Kent, Ohio.
Detroit off to rocky startAfter getting their first win of the season last week against UC Irvine, the Detroit Titans have lost their last two games. They lost 81-62 against Louisiana Lafayette and were defeated 91-81 at Ohio University. In the loss to Ohio, Detroit shot 47 percent from the field and made 12 of 35 from three. They were also outrebounded by a count of 34-27 in that game.
Antoine Davis once again led Detroit with 33 points and 8 assists. Davis went 12 of 26 from the field including 5 of 6 from three. It was the sophomore's 11th career 30-point game. He is averaging 25.2 points per game, which ranks third in the nation. Davis is looking to become the fastest player in school history to surpass 1,000 points, eclipsing Hall of Famer Dave DeBusschere. Forward Willy Isiani added 15 points while Justin Miller tossed in 12 points.
Kent State tops StetsonThe Kent State Golden Flashes are off to a fast start at 6-1. They are coming off an easy 77-53 victory over Stetson Saturday. SophomoreAnthony Roberts led the way with 17 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. Senior Philip Whittington added 16 points and nine boards, while senior Troy Simons chipped in with 12 points, five rebounds, and two assists. Overall, five Golden Flashes were in double figures.Antonio Williams added 11 points, four rebounds, and five assists, while junior Danny Pippen had 10 points and three blocked shots.
Kent State shot 47.6 percent from the floor and shot 28 percent from three. Also, they held Stetson to 32.8 percent shooting from the field and 22 percent from three. “I’ve definitely been struggling prior to this game,” said Whittington, reported the Record-Courier. “We’ve got a lot of depth on this team, and coach says there are going to be different people shining every day. Finally today was my turn.”
- Titans are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Mid-American.
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- Golden Flashes are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games.