|MAC Tournament - Ball State Downs Eastern Michigan 61-43 - Match Report|
Ball State earned a 61-43 victory over Eastern Michigan on Monday, getting 15 points from Tahjai Teague at EMU Convocation Center.
Ball State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +2.5-point spread as underdogs.
Ball State got 12 points from Ishmael El-Amin and another 12 points from Tayler Persons. Tayler Persons contributed 5 assists, while K.J. Walton cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Eastern Michigan got 12 points from Paul Jackson in a losing cause and another 11 points from Kevin McAdoo. Paul Jackson contributed 4 assists for them, while James Thompson IV had 9 rebounds.
Ball State was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Ball State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-26.