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Central Michigan Chippewas vs Ball State Cardinals Wrap - Ball State Wins 97-91

Ball State got a 33-point performance from Ishmael El-Amin as Ball State handed Central Michigan a 97-91 defeat on Saturday at John E. Worthen Arena.

Bettors who backed Ball State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -13.5.

Ball State got 24 points from Jarron Coleman and another 14 points from Brachen Hazen. Brachen Hazen contributed 6 assists, while Brachen Hazen cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Central Michigan got a 27-point performance from Ralph Bissainthe, who was supported by 24 points from Meikkel Murray. Caleb Huffman had 4 assists in a losing cause for Central Michigan, while Ralph Bissainthe grabbed 12 rebounds.

Ball State was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Central Michigan as they grabbed 33 boards, while Ball State only had 30

Next game, Ball State takes its act home to face Eastern Michigan looking for another win. For Central Michigan, they head home to face Toledo.