With his two steals against Kent State, junior guard Quinten Rollins pushed his career total to 137, placing him eighth on Miami's career list. He is 11 away from the No. 7 total of 148 by Eddie Schilling. Rollins has 54 steals this season, which places him in fifth on the single-season list. He is five away from Jamie Mahaffey's 1994 total of 59, which ranks fourth.
Junior forward Jon Harris led all scorers in the first half with 13 points off 4-of-5 shooting from the floor, including a pair of 3-pointers. He finished with a season-high-tying 16 points, which was one off his career high.
As a team, the RedHawks shot 60.0 percent from the floor in the first half, knocking down 12-of-20 field goals. The second half was not as prosperous as Miami shot 32.0 percent from the floor to finish the game shooting 44.4 percent from the field.
Seven of the Golden Flashes' first nine field goals came from 3-point range. Kent State finished with 13 3-pointers, which was a season high.
Senior center Vince Legarza made his second straight start and sixth of his career.
Senior center Vince Legarza and senior manager Wade Smith were honored prior to the game.
Miami also honored former head coach Charlie Coles at halftime, who is Miami Basketball's record holder for wins and the MAC record holder for career conference wins.