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NCAA Game Summary - Youngstown State at Kennesaw State



(Friday, November 8)

Final Score: Youngstown State 73, Kennesaw State 57

Kennesaw, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by Kendrick Perry's 20 points, the Youngstown State Penguins managed to dismiss the host team Kennesaw State Owls, 73-57, in the opening round of the Kennesaw State Men's Basketball Tournament at the KSU Convocation Center.

Perry stuffed the stat sheet with seven rebounds, five assists, three steals and a block for Youngstown State (1-0). Ryan Weber shot 4-of-5 from beyond the arc on his way to 18 points, while Kamren Belin and Marcus Keene chipped in 10 points apiece.

For Kennesaw State (0-1), Delbert Love scored 13 points off the bench to lead the way. Bernard Morena chipped in 12 points and a team-high six rebounds, and Orlando Coleman had 10 points.

Youngstown State struggled in the first half, shooting just 35.5 percent from the floor, but it went into intermission with a 34-21 lead after holding Kennesaw State to only 22.2 percent field goal shooting. The Penguins gained separation with a 16-1 run midway through the frame.

The Penguins improved to 44.8 percent from the field in the second half, and their advantage never dipped below double-digits in the final 20 minutes.

Kennesaw State finished the game with more turnovers (19) than field goals (18). Youngstown State had an outstanding showing from the foul line (19- of-21).

The tournament continues on Saturday when Youngstown State takes on FIU and Kennesaw State faces Eastern Kentucky.

11/08 21:58:05 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
16th
NOR 1
DUR 1
 
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
CLE 0
TOR 5
Final
DET 5
ANA 2
Final
BOS 4
BAL 2
Final
KAN 5
MIN 4
Final
CHC 8
CIN 4
Final
OAK 4
HOU 3
7th
PIT 7
MIL 6
 
8th
NYM 1
ATL 3
 
6th
TAM 10
NYY 1
 
9th
MIA 7
SEA 0
 
4th
TEX 2
CWS 1
 
5th
LOS 3
ARI 4
 
5th
COL 3
PHI 0
 
3rd
SDP 1
SFG 0
 
Final
TOR 87
BRK 94
Final
LAC 105
GSW 109
4th
IND 81
ATL 98
 
9:30pm Tonight
OKC
MEM
Final
STL 4
CHI 3
3rd
PIT 3
CLB 2
 
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
16th
NOR 1
DUR 1