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Walton leads Ball State to 82-72 win over Evansville

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) K.J. Walton had 20 points, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots to lead Ball State to an 82-72 victory over Evansville on Saturday afternoon.

Tahjai Teague added 17 points with eight rebounds. Kyle Mallers scored all 17 of his points in the second half. Tayler Persons chipped in nine points while dishing out nine assists for Ball State (3-3).

Walton was 8 of 9 from the floor for 19 points in the first half. Teague added nine as the two combined for 12 of BSU's field goals in the first half.

Ball State finished the first half on a 22-10 run to take a 37-26 lead into the break. Evansville's Shea Feehan nailed a 3 to close to 79-68 with 2:53 remaining but the Purple Aces could get no closer until John Hall scored a layup for the final score.

Feehan hit 4 from deep to total 19 points. Hall and Marty Hill chipped in 10 apiece for Evansville (2-3).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Evansville 2-3 264672
home team logo Ball State 3-3 374582
Team Stats
away team logo Evansville 2-3 69.8 PPG 36.7 RPG 12.3 APG
home team logo Ball State 3-3 75.1 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.9 APG
Key Players
33
K. Riley 13.6 PPG 5.0 RPG 3.0 APG 42.5 FG%
2
T. Persons 16.7 PPG 4.0 RPG 4.3 APG 44.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB