Scores

Final

Chicago State 58

(0-14, 0-11 away)

Ball State 86

(7-4, 5-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 31, 2011

    John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana

    1 2 T
    CHS 23 3558
    BALL 46 4086

    Top Performers

    Chicago State: L. Fisher 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast

    Ball State: J. Jones 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Blk

    Ball St. 86, Chicago St. 58

    Associated Press

    MUNCIE, Ind. -- Jarrod Jones scored 17 points and Ball State broke a two-game losing streak with an 86-56 victory over Chicago State on Saturday.

    In his first start of the season, Tyrae Robinson scored 13 points for the Cardinals (7-4). Tyler Koch and Matt Kamieniecki added 11 apiece, and Jesse Berry had 10.

    Matt Samuels led the Cougars (0-14) with 18 points. Lee Fisher had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Jeremy Robinson scored 11.

    Trailing 6-5, the Cardinals unleashed a 21-4 spurt to create a 26-10 lead with 8:40 left in the first half. Chicago State trailed 46-23 at intermission.

    After Ball State pushed the lead to 58-32, the Cougars came back with a 12-2 spurt in which they sank four straight 3-pointers to trim it to 60-44 with 11:58 to go.

    But the Cardinals, now 5-0 at home, had no trouble reaching their season high of 86 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHS
    BALL
    Points 58 86
    FG Made-Attempted 20-53 (.377) 27-52 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 6-23 (.261)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 26-38 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 30

    2011-12 Season

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