KENT, Ohio -- Devareaux Manley scored 20 points to lead a balanced Kent State offense in a 92-63 nonconference victory over Chicago State on Friday night.
Kent State shot 60 percent (18 of 30) in the first half to take a 42-32 lead. The Cougars (1-2) helped Kent State along by committing 11 first-half turnovers.
Evans scored eight points and Holt six to lead an 18-6 Kent State run in the opening 6:07 of the second half to make it 60-38. The Golden Flashes continued to pad their advantage as Manley scored 15 of his points in the second half, including five 3-pointers in seven attempts. He was 6-of-8 behind the arc in the game.