Tayler Persons scored 32 points to lead seven Ball State players in double figures and the Cardinals earned a 109-100 overtime win against Central Michigan on Saturday.
2017 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/11W 85-64
- 11/15L 80-74
- 11/18L 77-59
- 11/21W 79-77
- 11/23W 94-83
- 11/27L 79-73
- 11/29IKOW 92-52
- 12/3L 73-62
- 12/6W 80-63
- 12/10W 91-86
- 12/19W 61-45
- 12/22W 73-48
- 12/29W 73-68
- 1/3L 100-90
- 1/7L 76-71
- 1/10W 85-74
- 1/14W 92-77
- 1/17W 98-83
- 1/21L 79-74
- 1/24W 88-80
- 1/28W 84-78
- 1/31W 81-80
- 2/3L 96-69
- 2/7L 65-63
- 2/10L 79-77
- 2/14W 81-72
- 2/18W 109-100
- 2/21h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 2/25h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 2/28h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 3/3h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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Cards place 7 in double figures! Persons (32), Kiapway (18), Moses (14), Weber (12), House (11), Sellers (11), Teague (11)
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Tayler Persons finished with a career-high 32 points to lead the way!
Final score: Ball State 109, Central Michigan 100 (OT)!
Cards up 105-96 with 26 seconds left.
Persons FT puts BSU up 101-96 inside of a minute to play.
Timeout on the floor. Tied up at 94 with 2:59 to play in overtime.
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Ball State's Francis Kiapway misses a 3 at the buzzer. We are headed to OT at McGuirk Arena!
We're headed to overtime here at Central Michigan. All tied up at 90.
CMU drains a 3 to tie it at 90 with 19 seconds left. BSU ball after a timeout.
Cardinals lead 83-79 with 3:40 to play.
The BSU lead is 71-65 (7:51, 2nd). Foul trouble mounting for the Cardinals. House and Moses both with 4.
Four Cardinals now in double figures: Persons (13), Moses (13), Weber (12), Kiapway (10) ... Weber a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range.
Cardinals on top 62-55 (11:51, 2nd). Trey Moses now has a third straight double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Lots of action early in the 2nd half. BSU has led by 10 and CMU has been within 2. It's a 57-71 BSU lead now (15:48, 2nd).
Halftime scoring: Kiapway (10), Persons (9), Moses (7), Sellers (6), Weber (6), House (5), Teague (4).
8 points in the last 2 minutes from Francis Kiapway help the Cardinals open up a 47-40 lead. We're headed to halftime.
2:40 left to play in the first half, and we're all tied up at 37. Persons and Moses leading the way with 7 points.
Cardinals heating up. Back-to-back 3's from Ryan Weber put BSU on top, and now it's a 34-31 lead (7:55, 1st).
Cardinals withstanding an early barrage of 3's from the Chippewas and hanging in there. BSU trails 25-21 (11:46, 1st).
It's fast and furious here in Mt. Pleasant. CMU leads 16-14 (15:47, 1st). Tayler Persons with 5 early points for BSU.