Ball State defeats Florida A&M 75-54 for 8th-straight win
Dec. 30, 2017
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tahjai Teague scored 16 points and Ball State defeated Florida A&M 75-54, winning its eighth straight in a final nonconference game Friday night.
Trey Moses scored 10 points with 10 rebounds for the Cardinals (9-4) and Tayler Persons scored 10 points with four assists.
Ball State held a 39-30 advantage on the boards and outscored Florida A&M 24-16 in the paint and 15-6 on second-chance points.
Desmond Williams scored 20 to lead the Aggies (1-15). Marcus Barham added 18 with three of the team's four 3-pointers.
Ball State drained 10 3-pointers with Jeremie Tyler going 3 for 3 from distance. Kyle Mallers and Sean Sellers hit two each.
The Cardinals win streak is their longest since winning ten in a row in the 1999-2000 season.
Florida A&M trailed 30-26 at halftime as Ball State made only eight field goals — six of them 3-pointers — in the first half before shooting 53 percent after the break.