Texas A&M-CC vs. Kent State - 3/23/15 CIT Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kent State (22-11) at Texas A&M-CC (20-13)
College Basketball: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm (American Bank Center)
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The Kent State Golden Flashes and Texas A&M-CC Islanders play Monday night in the CIT.
The Kent State Golden Flashes look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, Kent State is averaging 65.9 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 62.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Jimmy Hall is averaging 15.6 points and 7.3 rebounds while Devareaux Manley is averaging 13.1 points and 2.8 rebounds. Kris Brewer is dishing 2.8 assists and Derek Jackson is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Kent State Golden Flashes have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 64.8 percent from the line and 36.1 percent from deep. Defensively, Kent State is allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 71 or more points in four of its last six games.
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The Texas A&M-CC Islanders look to stay hot after winning six of their last seven games. On the season, Texas A&M-CC is averaging 65.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting and is allowing 64.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting. John Jordan is averaging 15.7 points and 5.2 assists while Rashawn Thomas is averaging 13.4 points and 7.7 rebounds. Brandon Pye is shooting 42.7 percent and Bryce Douvier is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Texas A&M-CC Islanders have four players averaging at least 8.8 points, and they’re shooting 68.6 percent from the line and 33 percent from deep. Defensively, AMCC is allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 59 or less points in four of its last eight games.
Kent State is a lot deeper on the offensive end and should be able to handle this game rather easily as long as the Golden Flashes come out motivated.