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Teague helps balanced Ball State defeat Miami (Ohio) 71-62

Jan. 18, 2020 3:42 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tahjai Teague scored 14 points to lead four Ball State players in double figures as the Cardinals topped Miami (Ohio) 71-62 on Saturday. Luke Bumbalough and Ishmael El-Amin scored 13 points apiece and Kyle Mallers added 10 points as Ball State (11-7, 4-1 Mid-American Conference), won...

Teague's season-high 25 points power Ball State past Buffalo

Jan. 7, 2020 11:02 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tahjai Teague had a season-high 25 points as Ball St. rolled past Buffalo 88-68 on Tuesday night. Ishmael El-Amin and Kyle Maller scored 11 points apiece for Ball St. (9-6, 2-0 Mid-American Conference). Antwain Johnson had 16 points for the Bulls (9-6, 0-2). Jeenathan Williams added 14...

Judge: Man charged in 2018 murders to act as own attorney

Jan. 5, 2020 11:18 AM EST

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man charged in the 2018 slayings of two people found in a nature preserve and an abandoned farmhouse will act as his own attorney, a judge has ruled. Daniel Lee Jones Sr., 39, faced murder charges in the execution-style slayings of 39-year-old Trinity Rose Parker, who was...

El-Amin scores 17 to lead Ball St. past Toledo 61-57

Jan. 3, 2020 9:36 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ishmael El-Amin posted 17 points and nine rebounds as Ball St. narrowly defeated Toledo 61-57 on Friday night. The game was the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. Kyle Mallers had 15 points for Ball St. (8-6). Luke Bumbalough added 10 points. Willie Jackson had 14 points and...

Indiana mayor's trial on federal charges delayed until May

Dec. 24, 2019 12:27 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana mayor’s federal trial on charges of accepting a bribe has been pushed back for several months. Defense attorneys for Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler requested the delay on the trial that had been scheduled to start Jan. 21, The (Muncie) Star Press reported....

Teen girl, grandparents died in house fire near Muncie

Dec. 20, 2019 4:03 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Three people who died in a house fire west of Muncie have been identified. Irie O’Shea, 17, and her grandparents, Daniel Porter, 71, and Kimberly Porter, 62, died in the fire, Delaware County Coroner Rick Howell said Friday. The preliminary cause of death for each victim was...

Coroner: 3 people die in rural house fire west of Muncie

Dec. 19, 2019 7:29 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — An overnight fire killed three people in a house, west of Muncie. The victims likely were a teenager and her grandparents, Delaware County Coroner Rick Howell told The Star Press. The fire at the rural home was reported to emergency dispatchers at 1:50 a.m. Thursday. The house was...

Ivy Tech giving campus building to Muncie school district

Dec. 14, 2019 10:15 AM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ivy Tech Community College is giving a campus building that it no longer needs to the Muncie school district. Ivy Tech officials say that's the best use for the building in an industrial area of Muncie’s south side. The college has moved its administrative offices, science labs...

Coleman scores 20 to carry Ball St. past IUPUI 102-54

Dec. 7, 2019 3:56 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Jarron Coleman had 20 points as Ball St. routed IUPUI 102-54 on Saturday. The Cardinals built a 16-point lead by intermission but ran away from the Jaguars in the second half, 62-30. Ishmael El-Amin had 18 points for Ball St. (5-4), which shot 55.2% from the field (32-58) and 44.1% from...

Krutwig carries Loyola of Chicago over Ball St. 70-58

Dec. 3, 2019 9:47 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Cameron Krutwig had 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Loyola of Chicago defeated Ball St. 70-58 on Tuesday night. Tate Hall had 14 points and six rebounds for Loyola of Chicago (5-4). Keith Clemons added 13 points. Lucas Williamson had 10 points for the visiting team. Ishmael...