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Alabama beats Ball State 79-61 in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Tevin Mack scored 20 points off five 3-pointers as Alabama bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 79-61 victory over Ball State at the Charleston Classic.

Mack is a Texas transfer playing his first season for the Crimson Tide (3-1). He made five of the team's seven 3-pointers as Alabama opened a 13-2 lead and stayed comfortably in front the rest of the way.

Donta Hall had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Crimson Tide, who will play either Appalachian State or Wichita State for fifth place Sunday.

K.J. Walton led Ball State (1-3) with 13 points. The Cardinals fall to the seventh-place game.

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Key Players
T. Persons
J. Petty
32.0 Min. Per Game 32.0
15.7 Pts. Per Game 15.7
1.7 Ast. Per Game 1.7
4.3 Reb. Per Game 4.3
45.1 Field Goal % 43.6
40.0 Three Point % 41.7
77.8 Free Throw % 71.4
  Defensive rebound by Alex Reese 21.0
  Blake Huggins missed layup 23.0
  Defensive rebound by Ishmael El-Amin 31.0
  Alex Reese missed 3-pt. jump shot 33.0
  Defensive rebound by Alabama 44.0
  Blake Huggins missed 2nd of 2 free throws 48.0
  Blake Huggins missed 1st of 2 free throws 48.0
  Shooting foul on Alex Reese 48.0
  3-second violation turnover on Galin Smith 1:03
+ 3 Kyle Mallers made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Tayler Persons 1:35
+ 2 Dazon Ingram made reverse layup 1:43
Team Stats
Points 61 79
Field Goals 22-49 (44.9%) 33-65 (50.8%)
3-Pointers 3-12 (25.0%) 7-19 (36.8%)
Free Throws 14-22 (63.6%) 6-9 (66.7%)
Total Rebounds 31 35
Offensive 4 7
Defensive 23 23
Team 4 5
Assists 11 22
Steals 6 4
Blocks 8 5
Turnovers 15 14
Fouls 18 22
Technicals 1 0
13 PTS, 3 REB, 2 AST
20 PTS, 2 REB, 1 AST
12T
away team logo Ball State 1-3 214061
home team logo Alabama 3-1 344579
Team Stats
away team logo Ball State 1-3 75.1 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.9 APG
home team logo Alabama 3-1 72.0 PPG 41.2 RPG 12.3 APG
Key Players
1
K. Walton G 13.0 PPG 4.3 RPG 0.9 APG 53.0 FG%
34
T. Mack G 9.0 PPG 3.3 RPG 0.8 APG 41.7 FG%
Top Scorers
K. Walton G 13 PTS 3 REB 2 AST
T. Mack G 20 PTS 2 REB 1 AST
44.9 FG% 50.8
25.0 3PT FG% 36.8
63.6 FT% 66.7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Walton 13 3 2 5/13 0/4 3/4 2 18 1 0 5 1 2
T. Moses 11 6 0 4/9 0/0 3/4 4 30 2 4 3 2 4
T. Persons 10 1 4 5/10 0/1 0/2 0 29 1 0 2 0 1
K. Mallers 10 6 0 3/4 2/3 2/2 3 30 1 1 3 1 5
T. Teague 6 4 2 3/5 0/1 0/0 3 24 0 1 1 0 4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Walton 13 3 2 5/13 0/4 3/4 2 18 1 0 5 1 2
T. Moses 11 6 0 4/9 0/0 3/4 4 30 2 4 3 2 4
T. Persons 10 1 4 5/10 0/1 0/2 0 29 1 0 2 0 1
K. Mallers 10 6 0 3/4 2/3 2/2 3 30 1 1 3 1 5
T. Teague 6 4 2 3/5 0/1 0/0 3 24 0 1 1 0 4
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Hazen 6 3 0 1/2 0/0 4/6 1 17 0 1 0 0 3
I. El-Amin 5 2 1 1/3 1/2 2/2 2 21 0 1 0 0 2
A. Nehls 0 0 1 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0
J. Thompson 0 1 1 0/0 0/0 0/0 2 11 0 0 1 0 1
Z. Gunn 0 1 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 10 0 0 0 0 1
B. Huggins 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
M. Thomas - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Acree - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Coleman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 61 27 11 22/49 3/12 14/22 18 200 6 8 15 4 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
H. Jones 13 3 3 6/10 1/2 0/1 5 22 0 0 0 0 3
D. Hall 12 12 1 5/11 0/0 2/2 1 27 0 3 1 4 8
G. Smith 8 5 0 4/6 0/0 0/0 4 23 0 1 2 2 3
K. Lewis Jr. 8 2 3 3/6 0/2 2/2 3 30 3 1 3 0 2
J. Petty 7 3 7 3/10 1/5 0/0 1 32 0 0 4 0 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
H. Jones 13 3 3 6/10 1/2 0/1 5 22 0 0 0 0 3
D. Hall 12 12 1 5/11 0/0 2/2 1 27 0 3 1 4 8
G. Smith 8 5 0 4/6 0/0 0/0 4 23 0 1 2 2 3
K. Lewis Jr. 8 2 3 3/6 0/2 2/2 3 30 3 1 3 0 2
J. Petty 7 3 7 3/10 1/5 0/0 1 32 0 0 4 0 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Mack 20 2 1 7/14 5/9 1/1 3 23 0 0 2 1 1
D. Ingram 11 2 5 5/6 0/0 1/3 3 26 1 0 1 0 2
A. Johnson Jr. 0 0 2 0/1 0/0 0/0 1 11 0 0 1 0 0
L. Schaffer 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
A. Reese 0 1 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1
T. Barnes 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
B. Johnson 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
R. Norris - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Giddens - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Wood - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Davis-Fleming - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 79 30 22 33/65 7/19 6/9 22 200 4 5 14 7 23