Scores

Final

W Michigan 62

(15-8, 7-3 MAC)

Ball State 65

(9-13, 3-7 MAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    6:00 PM ET, February 9, 2013

    John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana

    1 2 T
    WMU 24 3862
    BALL 28 3765

    Top Performers

    Western Michigan: D. Paul 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Ball State: J. Scaife 30 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Ball St. 65, W. Michigan 62

    Associated Press

    MUNCIE, Ind. -- Jauwan Scaife scored a career-high 30 points, including three 3-pointers, to help Ball State snap Western Michigan's seven-game winning streak with a 65-62 victory Saturday evening.

    Scaife, a senior, was 9 of 16 from the floor and 9 of 10 from the line, including two free throws with 7 seconds left that gave the Cardinals (9-13, 3-7 Mid-American) a three-point cushion. WMU's David Brown then missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

    Marcus Posley added 15 points and Matt Kamieniecki had 10 for Ball State, which also snapped its own three-game losing streak and evened the all-time series with Western Michigan, 59-59.

    Brown and Darius Paul had 13 points apiece for the Broncos (15-8, 7-3), who never led after the opening minutes but tied the game at 54 on Brown's free throws with 4:02 left. But Scaife took over in the closing minutes to help Ball State secure the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WMU
    BALL
    Points 62 65
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 23-45 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-24 (.667) 14-26 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 10

    2012-13 Season

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