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How to watch Ohio vs. Kent State: TV channel, NCAAB live stream info, start time

How to watch Ohio vs. Kent State basketball game

Who’s Playing

Kent State @ Ohio

Current Records: Kent State 7-6; Ohio 11-2

What to Know

A Mid-American battle is on tap between the Kent State Golden Flashes and the Ohio Bobcats at 6:30 p.m. ET Friday at Convocation Center. The teams split their matchups last year, with Kent State winning the first 89-79 and Ohio taking the second 85-63.

The Ball State Cardinals typically have all the answers at home, but on Tuesday the Golden Flashes proved too difficult a challenge. Kent State escaped with a win by the margin of a single free throw, 66-65. Their guard Sincere Carry did his thing and had 26 points and six assists along with seven boards.

Meanwhile, Ohio didn’t have too much breathing room in their game with the Akron Zips on Tuesday, but they still walked away with a 69-63 win. Guard Mark Sears was the offensive standout of the matchup for Ohio, picking up 24 points and five assists in addition to eight rebounds.

The Golden Flashes are expected to lose this next one by 7. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn’t have high expectations for them since the team is 0-2 ATS when expected to lose.

Kent State suffered a grim 85-63 defeat to the Bobcats when the two teams previously met in March of last year. The loss knocked Kent State out of the playoffs, so expect them to come at Ohio with a vengeful fire.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Convocation Center — Athens, Ohio
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Watch on Connected TV: CBS Sports App on Roku and Fire TV
  • Ticket Cost: $19.00

Odds

The Bobcats are a solid 7-point favorite against the Golden Flashes, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bobcats as a 7.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Kent State have won eight out of their last 13 games against Ohio.

  • Mar 11, 2021 – Ohio 85 vs. Kent State 63
  • Jan 16, 2021 – Kent State 89 vs. Ohio 79
  • Feb 28, 2020 – Ohio 76 vs. Kent State 69
  • Feb 15, 2020 – Kent State 87 vs. Ohio 72
  • Feb 26, 2019 – Kent State 78 vs. Ohio 73
  • Jan 15, 2019 – Kent State 66 vs. Ohio 52
  • Feb 20, 2018 – Ohio 88 vs. Kent State 76
  • Jan 12, 2018 – Kent State 70 vs. Ohio 69
  • Mar 10, 2017 – Kent State 68 vs. Ohio 66
  • Feb 25, 2017 – Kent State 70 vs. Ohio 67
  • Jan 06, 2017 – Ohio 85 vs. Kent State 67
  • Jan 29, 2016 – Ohio 72 vs. Kent State 61
  • Jan 16, 2016 – Kent State 89 vs. Ohio 82

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