Ball St. 80, S. Dakota 73

Jesse Berry scored 22 points and freshman Marcus Posley added a
season-high 20 off the bench, helping Ball State sweep its
home-and-home series with South Dakota with an 80-73 victory
Saturday night.

Majok Majok continued to dominate the glass, pulling down 13
rebounds to go along with 11 points for the Cardinals (5-4), who
got their first road win of the season. Ball State also beat South
Dakota 62-51 at home on Dec. 8 in a series sandwiched around finals
week.

Juevol Myles had 24 points and was 15 of 16 from the free-throw
line for the Coyotes (4-7), who lost their third straight. Brandon
Bos added 17 points.

South Dakota stayed close throughout the second half and pulled
within 63-62 on Karim Rowson’s layup with 2:44 left, but Ball State
scored the next six, capped by Posley’s two free throws with 1:02
left, to put the game away.