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Teague posts double-double to send Ball St. past E. Michigan

Jan. 14, 2020 10:18 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Tahjai Teague scored 23 points on 9-of-12 shooting and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and Ball St. topped Eastern Michigan 69-52 on Tuesday night. Teague's career-high of 28 points came against Eastern Michigan on Jan. 8 last year. Ishmael El-Amin had 16 points and seven assists...

Williams scores 23 to lead Akron past Ball St. 75-60

Jan. 10, 2020 11:54 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Xeyrius Williams had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Akron defeated Ball St. 75-60 on Friday night. Loren Cristian Jackson had 19 points and eight assists for Akron (13-3, 3-0 Mid-American Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Tyler Cheese added 17 points. Tahjai Teague had 19...

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...

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...

El-Amin scores 18 to lead Ball State over Portland 61-46

Dec. 25, 2019 5:44 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Ishmael El-Amin scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half and Luke Bumbalough added 14 points as Ball State topped Portland 61-46 on Wednesday for seventh place in the Diamond Head Classic. El-Amin and Bumbalough each made four 3-pointers as Ball State (7-6) was 10 of 37 from distance....

Williams scores 16 to lift UTEP past Ball State 71-70

Dec. 24, 2019 3:56 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Bryson Williams registered 16 points as UTEP edged past Ball State 71-70 in the Diamond Head Classic on Monday night. Efe Odigie added 12 points and Kaden Archie had 11 for UTEP (9-3). Jarron Coleman, Ishmael El-Amin, and Tahjai Teague each scored 14 points for the Cardinals (6-6). ___ For...

Washington forward Jayden McDaniels (0) goes toward the basket against Ball State guard Jarron Coleman (11) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

No. 22 Washington beats Ball State 85-64 in Honolulu

Dec. 23, 2019 12:47 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Washington coach Mike Hopkins loves his 2-3 zone defense. He also knows when he needs to go to a different look. Jaden McDaniels scored 22 points and the No. 22 Huskies pulled away from Ball State for an 85-64 victory in the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday. Quade Green had 21 points for...

Coleman goes for 17 points as Ball State whips Georgia Tech

Dec. 18, 2019 11:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — It took a few minutes for Jarron Coleman and Ball State to get cranked up, but once the Cardinals found their footing they stomped Georgia Tech in a 65-47 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (6-4) were not especially sharp while turning the ball over 20 times,...

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...