MUNCIE, Ind. -- Jesse Berry scored 21 points to help Ball State beat Norfolk State 62-61 on Wednesday night.
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.
High school junior Zach Brown, a 7-footer from Miami, has rescinded his commitment to UConn, sources told ESPN.
Reserve center Akolda Manyang has been charged with felony aggravated assault after being accused of punching a man in the face without provocation.
Should the 76ers take Ben Simmons No. 1? What if they get the Lakers' pick, too? And how does the rest of the top 10 shake out? Our Insiders run their latest mock draft, with Philly on the clock.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|