MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Carlton Guyton’s 17 points led Kent State to a 70-60 victory over West Virginia on Tuesday, snapping the Mountaineers’ 36-game non-conference home winning streak.
That streak dated back to Nov. 26, 2005, when the Mountaineers lost 71-68 in overtime to LSU.
Randal Holt had 13 points, and Justin Greene added 12 in the Golden Flashes’ first game of the season. WVU dropped to 1-1 overall.
West Virginia had four players in double figures. Kevin Jones grabbed 15; Jabarie Hinds had 13; Darryl “Truck” Bryant added 12; and Deniz Kilicli notched 11.
West Virginia led 41-36 on a Hinds steal and layup with 16:13 to go in the game. Kent State hustled back with a 15-3 run over 4 minutes, 4 seconds for a 51-44 advantage and never looked back.