Drexel 25 30 7 62
Kentst 23 32 11 66
Date of game: 11/9/2012

Recap: Kent State vs. Drexel

Kent, OH (Sports Network) - Bruiser Flint will stay at 199 wins as coach of the Drexel Dragons as they fell short to the Kent State Golden Flashes, 66-62, in overtime at the M.A.C. Center in the season opener.

Chris Evans came up big when it mattered for Kent State (1-0) as he scored 21 points, shooting 7-of-11 from the field and grabbing a team-high nine rebounds. Randal Holt scored 17 points and Bryson Pope added 10 off the bench in the victory.

For the Dragons (0-1), Chris Fouch put forth a valiant effort as he tallied a game-high 24 points as he knocked down 6-of-12 behind the three-point line. Both Damion Lee and Kazembe Abif added eight points each, the latter pulling down eight rebounds.

In the first half Drexel outscored Kent State 25-23 with both teams shooting under 36 percent from the field.

In the second half Kent State forced the game into overtime by outscoring Drexel in the second 32-30. With 31 seconds left in regulation Evans hit a jumper to tie the game at 55-55.

In the final minute of overtime, Evans made two free throws and then blocked a Dartaye Ruffin layup attempt. Holt was able to make four straight free throws as the Golden Flashes held on for a thrilling win.

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