KENT, Ohio (AP) Kevin Zabo tossed in 23 points, Mitch Peterson made a putback just before the buzzer and Kent State beat Western Michigan 73-71 on Tuesday night.
On Kent State's final possession, Zabo drove the middle of the lane but had his shot blocked. It fell to Danny Pippen, who came up short on a hook and it was knocked out to Peterson for the game-winner.
Adonis De La Rosa had 11 points and 12 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season for the Golden Flashes (9-9, 3-2 Mid-American Conference). Pippen scored 16 points, all in the first half, on 6-of-6 shooting with four 3-pointers. Jaylin Walker scored 10 and Jalen Avery handed out nine assists.