Scores

Final

Ball State 64

(5-25, 2-16 MAC)

Ohio 76

(22-10, 11-7 MAC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 10, 2014

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    BALL 26 3864
    OHIO 38 3876

    Top Performers

    Ball State: Z. Turner 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast

    Ohio: N. Kellogg 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Ohio moves past Ball State in MAC 1st round, 76-64

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Nick Kellogg scored 17 points as No. 5 seed Ohio beat 12th-seeded Ball State 76-64 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Monday.

    Ohio led by as many as 18 in the second half until Ball State cut it to 10 points with 4:24 left. Then Kellogg made a 3-pointer during a 7-0 run to put the game out of reach.

    Javarez Willis had 15 for Ohio (22-10) and Travis Wilkins hit 4 of 5 3-pointers.

    Ohio built a 38-26 advantage at halftime as the Bobcats made seven 3-pointers and hit 50 percent of its 26 field goals. Wilkins and Willis combined to make 8 of 11 shots, 6 of 8 3-pointers and had 11 points each.

    Ball State (5-25) was paced by Zavier Turner with 14 points and Majok Majok had 13.

    Ohio will play eighth-seeded Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday in the second round.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BALL
    OHIO
    Points 64 76
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 26-50 (.520)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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