Danny Pippen had 20 points and 12 rebounds as Kent State narrowly defeated Akron 68-67 in the Wagon Wheel Showdown
The Associated Press
February 1, 2020, 2:24 AM
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KENT, Ohio — Danny Pippen had 20 points and 12 rebounds as Kent State narrowly defeated Akron 68-67 on Friday night in the Wagon Wheel Showdown.
Philip Whittington tipped in the go-ahead basket with 20 seconds left. After a timeout, Akron dribbed down the clock before Channel Banks missed a contested 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Antonio Williams had 17 points for Kent State (16-6, 6-3 Mid-American Conference). Whittington and Troy Simons each had 11 points. Kent State leads the all-time series 78-75.