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Kent State Shows Akron Who Owns MAC

Golden Flashes use balanced offense, solid defense in rout

(Newser) - Kent State left no doubt who should be representing the Mid-American Conference in the NCAA Tournament last night. The Golden Flashes rode 16 points from Haminn Quaintance and 14 by Mike Scott to a 74-55 thrashing of Akron, reports the Plain Dealer. Besides a solid night on offense, the Golden... More »

Price is Right as UConn Holds off West Virginia

No. 20 Drake clinches MVC, Bowling Green upsets No. 23 Kent St.

(Newser) - No. 15 Connecticut blew much of a 17-point lead before settling down to beat West Virginia 79-71 today in a Big East game, reports the AP. AJ Price led the Huskies (23-6, 12-4) with 24 points, and Jeff Adrien had his 16th double-double of the season with 17 points and... More »

Game Nudges NIU Toward Normalcy After Shootings

Basketball team hopes playing helps ease pain of tragic shooting

(Newser) - Western Michigan needed to beat Northern Illinois last night to keep its hopes alive for the Mid-America Conference championship, but the game itself was much more important for the Huskies and their fans, reports the Associated Press. Western Michigan won the contest 56-49, the first athletic event on the NIU... More »

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