Scores

Final

Norfolk State 61

(6-10, 2-0 MEAC)

Ball State 62

(6-6, 5-3 home)

    7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2013

    John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana

    1 2 T
    NORF 23 3861
    BALL 29 3362

    Top Performers

    Norfolk State: P. Williams 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

    Ball State: J. Berry 21 Pts, 4 Ast

    Ball St. 62, Norfolk St. 61

    Associated Press

    MUNCIE, Ind. -- Jesse Berry scored 21 points to help Ball State beat Norfolk State 62-61 on Wednesday night.

    Berry was 6 of 11 from the field. Jauwan Scaife added 18 points for the Cardinals (6-6). Chris Bond had nine rebounds.

    Ball State led 29-23 at halftime, but at 4:45 in the second half, Norfolk State was ahead by five points.

    Each team had 12 turnovers, but Ball State made 15 points off Norfolk State turnovers. But the Spartans beat Ball State in rebounding 36-28.

    Rob Johnson led the Spartans with 16 points and seven rebounds. Malcolm Hawkins scored 15 points, Pendarvis Williams had 14 and Kievyn Lila-St. Rose had 11. Jamel Fuentes had nine assists for Norfolk State (6-10).

    The game was the first ever between Ball State and Norfolk State in men's basketball.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    BALL
    Points 61 62
    FG Made-Attempted 24-56 (.429) 21-50 (.420)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 12-21 (.571)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 8-13 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 7 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 14

    2012-13 Season

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