You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Colleges

  • Top 25 Capsules
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a 28-yard run, and No.
  • Players change, but Cards keep winning
      For the most part, it was a typical season opener for the Ball State football team – including getting the win.
  • Ohio State rallies in 2nd half, sinks Navy
    There might come a time when Ohio State coach Urban Meyer expands his offensive playbook to include various long passes, reverses and bootlegs. Until his young quarterback gains confidence and his line grows up, the No.
Advertisement

Ohio moves past Ball State in MAC 1st round

ATHENS, Ohio — Nick Kellogg scored 17 points as No. 5 seed Ohio beat 12th-seeded Ball State 76-64 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Monday.

Ohio led by as many as 18 in the second half until Ball State cut it to 10 points with 4:24 left. Then Kellogg made a 3-pointer during a 7-0 run to put the game out of reach.

Javarez Willis had 15 for Ohio (22-10) and Travis Wilkins hit 4 of 5 3-pointers.

Ohio built a 38-26 advantage at halftime as the Bobcats made seven 3-pointers and hit 50 percent of its 26 field goals. Wilkins and Willis combined to make 8 of 11 shots, 6 of 8 3-pointers and had 11 points each.

Ball State (5-25) was paced by Zavier Turner with 14 points and Majok Majok had 13.

Kent State will play No. 8 Miami (Ohio) in the second round on Wednesday

Advertisement