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
Akron13-526-934
Ohio11-723-1281
Kent St.10-819-13124
Buffalo10-820-1591
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Indiana15-327-824
Michigan St.13-529-612
Maryland12-627-914
Purdue12-626-915
Iowa12-622-1129
Wisconsin12-622-1343
Ohio St.11-721-1474
Michigan10-823-1357
Northwestern8-1020-12115
Penn St.7-1116-16119
Nebraska6-1216-18165
Illinois5-1315-19149
Minnesota2-168-23257
Rutgers1-177-25294
 
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