TOWSON, Md. (AP) Anthony Roberts had a career-high 21 points, including a driving layup late in overtime as Kent State narrowly defeated Towson 84-80 on Monday night.
Danny Pippen had 17 points and five blocks for Kent State (2-0). Troy Simons added 16 points. Philip Whittington had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Flashes.
Kent State opened overtime with two steals - the first by Whittington, led to a Pippen dunk. Pippen drained a 3-pointer from the left side, boosting the lead to 77-72.