Ball State takes care of Grambling State 88-46

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Jeremie Tyler hit four of Ball State’s 14 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead the Cardinals to an 88-46 win over Grambling State on Monday.

Five of Ball State’s first seven shots were 3-pointers to build a 19-13 lead. Then the Cardinals outscored Grambling State 22-9 to close the half.

Ball State was 14 of 28 from 3-point range and made 54.5 percent of its 55 field goal attempts.

Rocco Belcaster made four 3-pointers and had 15 points for Ball State (2-2). Sean Sellers hit three long-range shots and finished with 12. Franko House also had 12 points and Bik Gill added 11.

Telvin Marshall scored 16 points on 8-of-15 shooting for Grambling State (1-3). The Tigers had 18 turnovers and were out-rebounded 35-23.