MUNCIE, Ind. -- Tahjai Teague scored 16 points and Ball State defeated Florida A&M 75-54, winning its eighth straight in a final nonconference game Friday night.
Ball State held a 39-30 advantage on the boards and outscored Florida A&M 24-16 in the paint and 15-6 on second-chance points.
The Cardinals win streak is their longest since winning ten in a row in the 1999-2000 season.
Florida A&M trailed 30-26 at halftime as Ball State made only eight field goals -- six of them 3-pointers -- in the first half before shooting 53 percent after the break.
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On paper, the heavy lifting awaits top-ranked Tennessee. Over their final eight Southeastern Conference games, the Volunteers play ranked teams three times and face seven teams with winning records. A Saturday night visit to No. 5 Kentucky awaits.
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Visits to Stillwater haven't been much fun for Texas Tech over the years.
No. 22 Virginia Tech seeks rebound vs. struggling Georgia Tech
A pair of teams searching for offense will meet on Wednesday when Georgia Tech travels to No. 22 Virginia Tech for a return match in their ACC series.
|North Carolina A&T||9-3||2||14-12|
|North Carolina Central||8-5||3.5||13-14|
|South Carolina State||5-7||6||7-21|