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


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.