Mid-American Conference Tournament - Ball State Falls 76-64 Against Ohio - Game Recap
Ohio grabbed a 76-64 win over Ball State on Monday, behind a 17-point effort from Nick Kellogg at Ohio University Convocation Center.
Ohio did not, however, defeat Ball State against the spread, which closed at 13.5 at most sportsbooks.
Ohio got 15 points from Javarez Willis and another 14 points from Travis Wilkins. Nick Kellogg contributed 5 assists, while Maurice Ndour cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Ball State got a 14-point performance from Zavier Turner, who was supported by 13 points from Majok Majok. Zavier Turner had 7 assists in a losing cause for Ball State, while Bo Calhoun grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Ohio were victorious, as the score was 38-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Ball State as they grabbed 35 boards, while Ohio only had 31.