NCAA Game Summary - Central Michigan at Ball State
(Wednesday, February 27)
Final Score: Ball State 95, Central Michigan 90
Muncie, IN (Sports Network) - Jauwan Scaife pumped in 34 points to lead the
Ball State Cardinals as they took down the Central Michigan Chippewas, 95-90,
in a Mid-American Conference shootout at Worthen Arena.
Chris Bond and Jesse Berry chipped in 15 points each for Ball State (12-14,
4-9 MAC) as it collected its second win in a row. Majok Majok just missed a
double-double for the Cardinals as he tallied 10 points, nine rebounds and
Chris Fowler and Kyle Randall scored 18 points each for the Chippewas (9-18,
2-11). Fowler also dealt out 13 assists and Blake Hibbitts netted 16 points.
John Simons and Austin Keel contributed 13 points apiece as CMU suffered its
10th loss in a row.
Ball State led by 12 on two separate occasions before it took a 49-39 lead
into the intermission. The Cardinals shot 54.5 percent from the field
including 7-of-12 from 3-point range while CMU connected on 57.7 percent of
its field goal tries and also hit 7-of-12 from distance in the opening 20
The Chippewas cooled off to hit on 48.5 percent of their attempts from the
floor after the break. Ball State converted 57.9 percent of its field goal
attempts and also 20-of-24 at the free-throw line in the second stanza to
complete the wire-to-wire victory.
The Cardinals held a 33-27 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored the
visitors, 26-14, at the charity stripe.
02/27 22:20:16 ET
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