INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tahjai Teague had 22 points and 10 rebounds, K.J. Walton added 16 points and nine boards, and Ball State beat Indiana State 69-55 on Sunday.
Teague was 10-of-13 shooting and had three blocks. Ishmael El-Amin added 11 points, including three 3-pointers, for Ball State (3-1).
El-Amin hit a 3-pointer to spark a 20-5 run to open the second half that gave the Cardinals a 47-31 lead with 11 minutes to go and Indiana State trailed by at least nine the rest of the way. The Sycamores (0-3) made just 2 of 11 from the field during that span.
Ball State, which shot just 37.9% (11 of 29) in the first half and took a 27-26 lead into the break, made 12 of 23 second-half shots.
The Cardinals outrebounded Indiana State 41-28 and made more free throws (17) than the Sycamores attempted (13).
Jordan Barnes led Indiana State with 12 points and Tyreke Key scored 11.
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