REGIONAL COLLEGES Ball State takes advantage of Kent mistakes
MUNCIE, Ind. -- Terrance Chapman had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead Ball State to a 76-67 victory over Kent State on Sunday.
Peyton Stovall also scored 18 points for the Cardinals (6-4, 1-1 Mid-American Conference), who scored 22 points off 16 Kent State turnovers.
Jason Edwin and Marcus Crenshaw each scored 13 points for the Golden Flashes (8-4, 1-1).
Akron 71, Ohio 59
AKRON -- Rick McFadden scored 11 of his 15 points in a 22-8 run spanning halftime in which Akron held Ohio without a field goal and took control.
McFadden hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds left in the first half to tie it at 30-30. The lead stretched to 49-36, including two more threes and a layup by McFadden, before Leon Williams made a layup with 10:08 left in the game, the Bobcats' first field goal since 3:00 before the break.
Bubba Walther also made two 3-pointers in the streak and finished with 10 points. The Zips (7-3, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) never trailed by less than 8 the rest of the way.
Sonny Troutman scored 12 points for Ohio (5-4, 0-1), and Leon Williams added 11.
Bowling Green 95, Buffalo 88
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Josh Almanson scored 26 points, including 11-of-13 field-goal shooting, to lead Bowling Green.
The game was tight, with 11 ties, until Almanson's layup with 5:42 left made it 73-72 and put the Falcons (7-2, 1-0 Mid-American Conference) up for good.
Texas A & amp;M 62, Penn St. 60
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Acie Law hit two free throws with 11.4 seconds left to lead Texas A & amp;M.
Law and Antoine Wright each scored 19 points to pace the Aggies (11-0), who trailed by as many as 15 points in the second half.
Wright hit one of his four 3-pointers with 18:09 left to spark a 15-2 run that pulled Texas A & amp;M to within four, 47-43, with 13:39 left.
Joseph Jones added four of his eight points, all scored in the second half, during the spurt and capped it with a putback of Law's missed shot.
From there, the Aggies' defense took over, holding the Nittany Lions (6-7) to just three points over the final 5:37.
E. Michigan 75, Toledo 70
YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Michael Ross scored 17 points and Eastern Michigan overcame an eight-point deficit late in the second half.
Darryl Garrett's free throw with 1:56 to play snapped a 67-67 tie to give the Eagles (8-3, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) the lead for good. Moments later, after John Bowler blocked a shot by Toledo's Keith Triplett, Garrett sliced his way through the lane for a layup and a 70-67 advantage.
Triplett led the Rockets (4-6, 0-1) with 22 points, while Sammy Villegas added 11.