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NIU prepares to face Kent State to turn things around

DeKALB — The men’s basketball team will face the Kent State University Golden Flashes at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Kent, Ohio.

NIU is 2-3 in Mid-American Conference play after a 66-64 loss on Saturday to the Bowling Green State University Falcons. There were three players with double digits in Saturday’s contest with senior guard Eugene German scoring a game-high 19 points, followed by sophomore Trendon Hankerson with 13 points, and senior Noah McCarty added 10 points and 8 rebounds.

Kent State fell in a road game against the Western Michigan University Broncos to drop their conference record to 3-2.