HOW Howard Bison 71
Howard Bison Howard Overall (6-6)
ATS (0-0)
O/U (0-0)
December 20 2018
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BALL Ball State Cardinals 98
Ball State Cardinals Ball State Overall (8-4)
ATS (6-4)
O/U (8-2)
Final
Money Line Total: Spread ATS
12
Howard Bison OFF OFF OFF
4031
Ball State Cardinals OFF OFF OFF
5246
Final
Money Line Total: Spread ATS
HOW OFF OFF OFF
BALL OFF OFF OFF
Recap

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tayler Persons scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting Thursday night and Ball State made 14 3-pointers in a 98-71 victory over Howard.

Tahjai Teague added 17 points on 8-of-9 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds for the Cardinals (8-4), who have won seven of eight. Ball State shot 34 of 58 (59 percent) from the field and 14 of 29 (48 percent) from 3-point range.

Ishmael El-Amin scored 15 in his first career start and Kyle Mallers and Zach Gunn added 12 points each. Persons was 3 of 5 from 3-point range and Mallers hit 4 of 7.

Ball State opened the game with an 18-6 lead, but Howard responded to go in front at 28-24. The Cardinals retook the lead for good with an 8-0 run and pulled away in the second half to lead by as many as 33.

Charles Williams and Raymond Bethea Jr. had 14 points each for the Bison (6-6), who lost their third straight. RJ Cole and Kyle Foster added 11 points apiece.

Matchup
Bison Overall
W/L 6-6
ATS 0-0
Pts For 82.8
Pts Against 80.4
Total 0-0
Bison Away
W/L 1-6
ATS 0-0
Pts For 71.6
Pts Against 83.6
Total 0-0
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
12-20
6:00 PM
at Ball State L 98-71
12-16
1:00 PM
at Fordham L 74-67
12-14
6:00 PM
at George Washington L 70-64
12-8
3:00 PM
American University W 85-83
12-4
6:00 PM
at Appalachian State L 100-86
11-24
1:00 PM
California Baptist W 86-84
11-23
3:30 PM
at Arkansas-Little Rock L 97-76
11-19
7:00 PM
at Southern Illinois L 83-69
11-16
6:00 PM
at Massachusetts W 68-63
11-13
6:00 PM
Regent University W 108-51
Avg. Points For 78.0
Avg. Points Against 80.3
ATS 0-0
Over/Under 0-0
Cardinals Overall
W/L 8-4
ATS 6-4
Pts For 81.8
Pts Against 74.2
Total 8-2
Cardinals Home
W/L 4-0
ATS 1-1
Pts For 93.5
Pts Against 68.5
Total 2-0
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
12-20
6:00 PM
Howard W 98-71
12-17
7:00 PM
at Valparaiso W 77-61 W (PICK) U (147.5)
12-9
2:00 PM
at Evansville L 89-77 L (-5.5) O (157)
12-5
8:00 PM
at Loyola (IL) W 75-69 W (5.5) O (143.5)
12-1
12:00 PM
at IUPUI W 85-75 W (-2.5) O (146.5)
11-27
6:00 PM
Tiffin W 108-62
11-24
1:00 PM
Evansville W 82-72 L (-11) O (151.5)
11-18
10:00 AM
at Appalachian State W 94-86 W (-4.5) O (152.5)
11-16
12:30 PM
at Alabama L 79-61 L (4) O (139.5)
11-15
10:30 AM
at Virginia Tech L 73-64 L (8) U (150.5)
Avg. Points For 82.1
Avg. Points Against 73.7
ATS 4-4
Over/Under 6-2
Scoring
Howard
NameMinFG3 PTFTOff RebRebAstStlBlkTOFouls+/-PTS
Charles Williams (G-F) 26:006-18 33.3%0-6 0%2-2 100%1403010014
Raymond Bethea Jr. (G) 19:004-7 57.1%4-6 66.7%2-2 100%0000001014
RJ Cole (G) 30:003-12 25%2-7 28.6%3-4 75%0180002011
Kyle Foster (G) 16:004-7 57.1%3-6 50%0-0 0%0100014011
Prince Anosike (C) 20:004-6 66.7%0-0 0%0-0 0%391011408
Nate Garvey (G) 11:002-2 100%2-2 100%0-1 0%001100206
Zion Cousins (F) 16:000-1 0%0-0 0%2-2 100%240001302
Akuwovo Ogheneyole (C) 16:001-4 25%0-0 0%0-0 0%250000202
Phillip Jones (G) 2:001-2 50%0-1 0%0-0 0%021000002
Jalen Jones (F) 22:000-3 0%0-0 0%1-2 50%232000201
Cameron Lewis (F-C) 10:000-4 0%0-0 0%0-0 0%330000000
Justin Cotten (G) 7:000-2 0%0-2 0%0-0 0%021000000
Langston Gaither (G) 5:000-1 0%0-0 0%0-0 0%000001100
Ball State
NameMinFG3 PTFTOff RebRebAstStlBlkTOFouls+/-PTS
Tayler Persons (G) 23:007-10 70%3-5 60%3-4 75%0140032020
Tahjai Teague (F) 26:008-9 88.9%0-0 0%1-2 50%2920010017
Ishmael El-Amin (G) 31:005-8 62.5%3-5 60%2-4 50%0110022015
Zach Gunn (F) 25:004-9 44.4%2-7 28.6%2-2 100%0530101012
Kyle Mallers (F) 23:004-7 57.1%4-7 57.1%0-0 0%0441002012
Trey Moses (C) 23:002-4 50%0-0 0%5-5 100%374001209
Josh Thompson (G) 25:002-7 28.6%1-4 25%0-0 0%040001105
Austin Nehls (G) 18:001-1 100%1-1 100%2-2 100%031000005
Blake Huggins (C) 6:001-3 33.3%0-0 0%1-1 100%130000203