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Kent State Rallies For 67-58 Win Against Saint Peter's In Opening Game Of Utah State Hosted Athletes In Action Classic
Senior forward Justin Greene had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Kent State (8-1) to a come-from-behind 67-58 win against Saint Peter's (2-8) here Tuesday in the opening game of the 2011 Athletes In Action Classic, sponsored by Gossner Foods.
 
Senior forward Justin Greene had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Kent State (8-1) to a come-from-behind 67-58 win against Saint Peter's (2-8) here Tuesday in the opening game of the 2011 Athletes In Action Classic, sponsored by Gossner Foods.
 

Dec. 20, 2011

LOGAN, Utah -

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Senior forward Justin Greene had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Kent State (8-1) to a come-from-behind 67-58 win against Saint Peter's (2-8) here Tuesday in the opening game of the 2011 Athletes In Action Classic, sponsored by Gossner Foods.

Junior guard Chris Prescott had 15 points and junior forward Darius Conley had 14 rebounds for Saint Peter's.

Saint Peter's used a 13-4 run in the first-half to open a 22-12 advantage, but Kent State answered with a 14-1 run to go ahead 26-23. The Peacocks then finished the half on an 11-5 run to go into the locker room up 34-31.

Both teams traded leads in the second-half and Saint Peter's held a 58-57 advantage with 2:31 remaining, but Kent State finished the game on a 10-0 run as it made 5-of-6 free throws in the final 44 seconds for the nine-point win.

Kent State finished the game shooting 34.4 percent (21-61), including 26.3 percent from three-point range (5-19) and 64.5 percent at the free throw line (20-31). Saint Peter's shot 41.8 percent (23-55), including 33.3 percent from three (6-18) and 50.0 percent at the line (6-12). KSU out-rebounded SPC by 16 (48-32).

The Athletes In Action Classic will continue on Wednesday as Kent State will play UT Arlington at 5:30 p.m., while Saint Peter's will face Utah State at 8 p.m.

 

 

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