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Flashes Fall in Naples Invitational Final

NAPLES, Fla. – The Kent State men's basketball team (3-2) fell in the Naples Invitational final to East Tennessee State (4-2) on Wednesday evening by a score of 57-51.

The Golden Flashes struggled offensively in the first half, scoring just 20 points over the first 20 minutes. Sincere Carry had half of the Flashes' points at the break as the Flashes trailed by nine, 29-20.

ETSU began the second half on fire, extending the lead to as many as 19 points. The Flashes refused to back down from the Bucs though, scratching and clawing their way back into the game.