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Ball State Cardinals (16-7)


Tue. 1/31 Fri. 2/3 Tue. 2/7 Sat. 2/11 Tue. 2/14
@ BGSU 
W 69-60
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vs. EastMi 
W 91-90
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@ CentMi 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST
vs. BGSU 
11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET7:00 PM GMT3:00 PM 北京时间12:00 PM MST2:00 PM EST
vs. NIU 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST

Sparks leads Ball State past Eastern Michigan in OT, 91-90

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Payton Sparks scored 22 points to lead Ball State, including the game-winning free throw with two seconds remaining in overtime, and the Cardinals knocked off Eastern Michigan 91-90 on Friday night.

Sparks scored at the basket with 17 seconds left to put Ball State in front, 88-87, and Mickey Pearson Jr. added two free throws and Sparks hit the first of two from the line to give the Cardinals a four-point lead. Tyson Acuff hit a 3 at the buzzer for Eastern Michigan to set the final margin.

Sparks also had 15 rebounds and three blocks for the Cardinals (16-7, 7-3 Mid-American Conference). Jarron Coleman scored 18 points while shooting 5 for 15 (5 for 11 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line, and added 10 rebounds and five assists. Jaylin Sellers shot 7 for 11, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with 17 points.

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Leaders
Points: J. Coleman15.3
Rebounds: P. Sparks8.0
Assists: J. Coleman3.5
FG%: J. Coleman39.1%
FT%: D. Jacobs81.1%
3P%: J. Sellers47.9%
Steals: J. Coleman1.5
Blocks: D. Jacobs1.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Purdue22-2
2 Houston22-2
3 Alabama20-3
4 Arizona21-3
5 Texas19-5
6 Tennessee19-4
7 UCLA19-4
8 Virginia17-4
9 Kansas19-5
10 Marquette19-5
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Purdue22-2
2 Houston22-2
3 Alabama20-3
4 Arizona21-3
5 Tennessee19-4
6 Texas19-5
7 UCLA19-4
8 Kansas19-5
9 Virginia17-4
10 Marquette19-5
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Mid-American Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Akron 9-1 17-6
Kent State 8-2 18-5
Toledo 8-2 17-6
Ball State 7-3 16-7
Northern Illinois 6-4 10-13
Buffalo 5-5 11-12
Ohio 4-6 12-11
Bowling Green 4-6 10-13
Central Michigan 3-7 8-15
Eastern Michigan 3-7 6-17
Western Michigan 2-8 6-17
Miami (OH) 1-9 7-16
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.0 (79)
Rebounds: 10.8 (122)
Assists: 12.8 (221)
FG%: 47.2% (46)
FT%: 66.7% (315)
3P%: 37.8% (27)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.8 (190)
Rebounds: 25.0 (170)
Assists: 9.3 (10)
FG%: 43.7% (190)
FT%: 71.8% (219)
3P%: 37.5% (344)
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