KENT, Ohio -- Chris Evans scored 22 points to lead five Kent State players in double figures in an 87-70 victory over Miami (Ohio) Wednesday night.
Evans, who also grabbed 13 rebounds for the Golden Flashes (14-11, 5-6 Mid-American Conference), scored 13 of his points in the first half, when Kent State shot 65.5 percent (19 of 29) to take a 48-32 halftime lead.
The Golden Flashes were 8 of 13 (61.5 percent) from 3-point range in the first half, led by Kris Brewer's 3 of 3.
The Golden Flashes scored 22 of their points off turnovers to five for the RedHawks (8-15, 3-8). Evans had four steals and Pope three for Kent State.