Jacobs leads Kent St. over Akron 66-64

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Sincere Carry scored 19 points and Malique Jacobs recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds to lift Kent State to a 66-64 win over Akron on Friday night.

Giovanni Santiago, who finished with 15 points, made two key 3-pointers in the second half, the first to give Kent State the lead for good with 6 1/2 minutes to go. The other 3-pointer put the Golden Flashes up 63-58 with 3:11 remaining.

It was the sixth consecutive victory for Kent State (15-9, 10-4 Mid-American Conference).

Enrique Freeman had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the Zips (16-7, 9-4). Bryan Trimble Jr. added 11 points. Ali Ali had 11 points.

The Golden Flashes improve to 2-0 against the Zips on the season. Kent State defeated Akron 67-55 on Jan. 14.

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