Ball State vs Purdue

Purdue 66, Ball St. 56

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - A.J. Hammons scored 15 points to help Purdue defeat Ball State 66-56 on Tuesday night.

Terone Johnson scored 14 points, D.J. Byrd and Ronnie Johnson scored 11 each and Jacob Lawson added six points and 11 rebounds for the Boilermakers (5-6). Purdue had lost two straight and was coming off an 81-68 loss to Notre Dame.

Purdue struggled to shake the Cardinals, but a late run put the game away. A loss would have guaranteed the Boilermakers a losing nonconference record.

Jesse Berry scored 22 points and Marcus Posley added 12 for the Cardinals (5-5).

Purdue led 27-21 at halftime despite making just 11 of 31 shots in the first half. The Boilermakers made 12 of 21 after the break. Purdue held Ball State to 35 percent shooting and forced the Cardinals into 17 turnovers.

Ball State's other game against a Big Ten opponent was a 101-53 loss to Indiana.

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Ball State Cardinals
M. Majok, F341-44-410106
C. Bond, F211-32-64034
Z. Fields, F180-21-22231
J. Berry, G337-204-512122
J. Scaife, G242-50-01225
M. Posley295-120-013312
M. Kamieniecki172-52-26146
T. Koch140-10-03020
B. Calhoun100-00-00010
Totals 18-5213-1932111956
 34.6%68.4% 
Purdue Boilermakers
A. Hammons, F286-83-450315
D. Byrd, F264-60-031111
J. Lawson, F232-42-211146
T. Johnson, G355-134-734214
R. Johnson, G303-75-825211
A. Johnson180-51-21131
D. Hale131-42-21024
T. Carroll102-20-01124
R. Davis90-30-02010
D. Anthrop50-00-01000
S. Marcius30-00-00020
Totals 23-5217-2533132266
 44.2%68% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron6-016-345
Ohio3-211-5141
Buffalo2-38-10160
Kent St.1-49-9250
Miami (Ohio)1-48-10283
Bowling Green1-47-11261
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Illinois4-112-6201
E. Michigan4-212-7116
Ball St.3-212-6242
Toledo3-210-8140
W. Michigan2-36-11228
C. Michigan1-411-7149

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Maryland5-117-223
Wisconsin4-115-337
Purdue5-216-431
Northwestern4-215-442
Michigan St.4-212-737
Minnesota3-315-410
Indiana3-313-688
Iowa3-411-9120
Penn St.3-411-971
Nebraska3-49-1057
Illinois2-412-744
Michigan2-412-778
Ohio St.2-412-784
Rutgers1-612-8147
 
Other games
MIST 64 Final
BGSU 53
WIN 55 Final
OHST 65
RICH 59 Final
KAN 87
ORAL 64 Final
ARIZ 89
STAN 79 Final
NCST 88
PTLOMA 49 Final
SDSU 76