Spicer, who had 13 points in the second half, also had five blocks. Jimmy Hall added 13 points, and Kellon Thomas and Chris Ortiz had 12 apiece for Kent State (15-5, 6-1 Mid-American Conference), which has won five consecutive games.
Kent State held Eastern Michigan to just 7-of 32 shooting from the floor in the second half.
Trailing 32-31 at the half, Spicer made six straight points and Ortiz hit a jumper to start the second period and Kent State took a 48-41 lead. Willie Mangum IV, who finished with 12 points, answered with two consecutive treys to close to 48-47 with 7:59 left. Kent Sate responded with a 22-7 run.