Ball State vs Eastern Michigan

Ball St. 60, E. Michigan 58

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Chris Bond made two free throws with 1 second left, lifting Ball State to a 60-58 victory over Eastern Michigan on Wednesday night in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams.

Bond, who scored 18 points on 8-of-8 shooting for the Cardinals (7-6), was fouled by Da'Shonte Riley and sank both foul shots. Eastern Michigan couldn't get off another shot before the buzzer.

Jauwan Scaife also scored 18 and made four 3-pointers for Ball State, which led most of the game and shot 58.5 percent from the field but didn't make a field goal after Bond's jumper with 4:26 to play. Eastern Michigan tied the game with a 10-2 run, capped by two Jalen Ross free throws with 8 seconds left, before Bond won it.

Derek Thompson scored 16 points and J.R. Sims had 12 for the Eagles (7-8), who won both their games against the Cardinals last season.

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Ball State Cardinals
M. Majok, F313-60-16006
C. Bond, F298-82-234318
Z. Fields, C294-50-03238
J. Berry, G333-70-11628
J. Scaife, G325-104-602318
M. Kamieniecki150-00-07130
M. Posley151-40-04322
T. Koch130-10-03010
B. Calhoun30-00-00010
Totals 24-416-1029181860
 58.5%60% 
Eastern Michigan Eagles
J. Harris, F374-50-14128
G. Bryant, F293-101-24107
D. Riley, C230-00-20020
D. Harrison, G324-70-13339
J. Ross, G162-32-20326
J. Sims275-71-222112
D. Thompson253-88-912516
M. Balkema110-10-02020
Totals 21-4112-1916121758
 51.2%63.2% 
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Buffalo12-623-1028
Kent St.12-623-1294
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Akron10-921-14115
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Ohio5-1410-20231
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C. Michigan12-623-970
Toledo11-720-1379
W. Michigan11-819-14120
E. Michigan9-1021-14140
N. Illinois8-1114-16186
Ball St.2-177-23284
 
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