NCAA Game Summary - Bryant vs. Kent State
(Saturday, November 13th)
Final Score: Kent State 90, Bryant 49
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Carlton Guyton scored a game-high 19 points as he helped lead the Kent State Golden Flashes to a 90-49 blowout win over the Bryant Bulldogs as part of the World Vision Basketball Classic at the Wolstein Center.
Guyton not only made 7-of-10 shots from the floor on the afternoon, he also converted all five of his three-point tries for the Golden Flashes (2-0) as they picked up their second win in as many days. Justin Greene accounted for 12 points and Michael Porrini 10 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to fill out his stat line.
The Bulldogs (0-2) were paced by Alex Francis who recorded a double-double with 11 points and a team-high 10 rebounds, although he did turn the ball over six times and shot just 5-of-11 at the free-throw line. Frankie Dobbs chipped in 11 points in the losing cause.
Kent State scored the first points of the meeting and never looked back, the team shooting 42.4 percent from the floor in the first half whole holding Bryant to just 33.3 percent, en route to a 39-29 edge at the break.
The defense for the Flashes tightened up after the intermission, limiting the Bulldogs to just six made field goals, while KSU itself shot 55.6 percent from the floor to cruise to the lopsided 41-point win.
KSU was aided by 45 bench points and beat up the Bulldogs on the glass, 51-31.
Both teams will be back in action on Sunday as Bryant takes on Iona and the Golden Flashes catch host Cleveland State to close out the event.
11/13 18:08:23 ET