Ball State wins 6th straight, beats North Florida 79-65
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Trey Moses had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead Ball State to a 79-65 victory over North Florida on Tuesday night for its sixth straight win.
Moses was 7 of 9 from the field and collected his 10th career double-double. Kyle Mallers added 14 points, Tayler Persons had 13 and Tahjai Teague chipped in 11 for Ball State (7-4).
Noah Horchler led North Florida (5-9) with a career-high 19 points and had 13 rebounds for his third straight double-double and fourth of the season. Ivan Gandia-Rosa had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Ospreys, who have lost two straight since snapping a four-game win streak.
North Florida used a 14-0 run to pull to 51-46. Ball State answered with a 9-0 spurt, including a dunk from Teague and Moses, for a 62-51 lead and the Ospreys didn’t get closer.