KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Michael Flowers scored 18 points and Western Michigan rallied to defeat Kent State 67-63 on Saturday.
The Broncos trailed by double digits with 9 minutes, 36 seconds to go but closed the game with a 24-10 run. Johnson's layup gave Western Michigan a 63-62 lead with one minute to go. Flowers made two free throws with 22 seconds left and Johnson capped the victory, making two from the line with five seconds left.
Western Michigan led 30-25 at halftime but quickly fell behind in the second half. Kent State went up by 10 on a layup by Danny Pippen with 11:43 to go and a jumper from Antonio Williams gave them another 10-point lead at 9:36.
Western Michigan plays at Buffalo on Tuesday. Kent State plays Northern Illinois at home on Tuesday.
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