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Preston triple-double leads Ohio past Ball St. 85-77

Jan. 23, 2021 4:13 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Preston had the second triple-double of his career with 11 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to lead Ohio to an 85-77 win over Ball State on Saturday. The game was originally scheduled to be played Friday night but was postponed due to a regional power outage in southeast Ohio....

Beck scores 17 to carry Miami (Ohio) past Ball St. 81-71

Jan. 19, 2021 10:08 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — James Beck scored 17 points with 11 rebounds off the bench to carry Miami (Ohio) to an 81-71 win over Ball State on Tuesday night. Dalonte Brown had 17 points for Miami (5-4, 2-2 Mid-American Conference), Mekhi Lairy scored 12 and Isaiah Coleman-Lands 10. Ishmael El-Amin had 17 points...

Thomas scores 20 to lead Ball St. over N. Illinois 78-58

Jan. 16, 2021 3:48 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Miryne Thomas had a season-high 20 points as Ball State rolled past Northern Illinois 78-58 on Saturday. Luke Bumbalough had 11 points for Ball State (6-5, 4-2 Mid-American Conference). Blake Huggins added 10 points. K.J. Walton had 10 points and six rebounds. Zool Kueth had 15 points...

El-Amin carries Ball State past Bowling Green 88-64

Jan. 12, 2021 10:17 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Ishmael El-Amin had 20 points as Ball State easily defeated Bowling Green 88-64 on Tuesday night. Brachen Hazen had 14 points and eight rebounds for Ball State (5-5, 3-2 Mid-American Conference). K.J. Walton added 14 points and nine rebounds. Teemu Suokas had 11 points. Both...

Mballa leads Buffalo over Ball State 86-69

Jan. 9, 2021 7:52 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Mballa had 19 points and 19 rebounds to lead five Buffalo players in double figures as the Bulls defeated Ball State 86-69 on Saturday. Jayvon Graves added 16 points for the Bulls. Ronaldo Segu chipped in 14, Jeenathan Williams scored 14 and Keishawn Brewton had 12. Graves also...

Roderick scores 20 to carry Ohio past Ball State 78-68

Jan. 2, 2021 5:59 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ben Roderick drained six 3-pointers, scored 20 points and Ohio beat Ball State 78-68 on Saturday to halt a three-game slide. Roderick was 7-for-12 shooting, 6 of 9 from beyond the arc. His first basket was a 3 that broke a 2-2 tie, another pushed the lead to 10. Mark Sears had 18...

Walton scores 20 to lead Ball St. past W. Michigan 76-68

Dec. 22, 2020 4:42 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — K.J. Walton had 20 points and Ball St. topped Western Michigan 76-68 on Tuesday. Luke Bumbalough had 17 points for Ball St. (4-3, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) and Brachen Hazen added 15 points. Ishmael El-Amin had seven assists and six rebounds. B. Artis White tied a career high...

LaRavia scores 27 to lift Indiana St. past Ball St. 67-57

Dec. 19, 2020 3:55 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake LaRavia had a career-high 27 points as Indiana State got past Ball St. 67-57 on Saturday. LaRavia made 13 of 14 free throws. Tyreke Key had 12 points for Indiana State (2-2). Randy Miller Jr. added 10 points. Cooper Neese had seven rebounds. Ishmael El-Amin had 18 points for...

El-Amin scores 20 to lift Ball St. over Illinois St. 82-66

Dec. 12, 2020 10:02 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Ishmael El-Amin had 20 points as Ball St. defeated Illinois State 82-66 on Saturday night. Brachen Hazen had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Ball St. (3-2). K.J. Walton added 10 points. Miryne Thomas had seven rebounds. Dedric Boyd had 15 points for the Redbirds (2-3). Dusan Mahorcic...

El-Amin leads Ball State past Northern Illinois 79-70 in OT

Dec. 8, 2020 10:54 PM EST

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Ishmael El-Amin had 18 points as Ball State defeated Northern Illinois 79-70 in overtime on Tuesday night. The game marked the first Mid-American Conference matchup of the season for both teams. K.J. Walton had 18 points for Ball State (2-2). Miryne Thomas added 13 points and Brachen...