Akron Falls 68-65 to Kent State - Recap

Philip Whittington scored 21 points leading Kent State to a 68-65 victory over Akron at Memorial A on Friday.

Kent State was a favorite by -1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Jalen Avery had 18 points for Kent State and Antonio Williams chipped in with 18 points. Antonio Williams had 7 assists for them, while Akiean Frederick was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Akron got a 22-point performance from Daniel Utomi, who was supported by 12 points from Jimond Ivey. Jimond Ivey had 5 assists in a losing cause for Akron, while Deng Riak grabbed 8 rebounds.

Kent State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-28.