MUNCIE, Ind. -- Tahjai Teague scored 21 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Ball State pulled way in the second half to defeat Indiana State 86-69 in a season opener Tuesday night.
Tayler Persons added 16 with K.J.Walton and Brachen Hazen scoring 15 each. Hazen led the Cardinals with nine rebounds with Teague adding seven and Persons handing out five assists. Trey Moses blocked four shots to tie his career high while also reaching 100 for his career.
The game was tied at 32-all at halftime. The Cardinals opened the second half on a 24-11 run, making 9 of 13 shots including 3 of 4 from the arc, to lead 56-43 with 12 1/2 minutes to go
A pair of 3-pointers by Key got the Sycamores within seven with 11 minutes left but a 10-2 run built the lead to 15 with 6:42 remaining.
Holden has 20 points to lead CSU Bakersfield to 86-65 win
Rickey Holden had 20 points with nine assists and Taze Moore added 14 points with three blocks as CSU Bakersfield dominated the second half to beat Lamar 86-65 for its third straight win on Thursday night.
Ferrari drives San Francisco past Eastern Washington, 85-63
Frankie Ferrari put up 15 points and led five Dons into double-figure scoring as San Francisco roared back from a week off to wallop Eastern Washington, 85-63 on Thursday night.
W. Michigan-Michigan Preview
Up until the start of 2019, the Michigan basketball team will experience a schedule that will be more what the football team at the school is used to.