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Ball State defeats Florida A&M 75-54 for 8th-straight win



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MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tahjai Teague scored 16 points and Ball State defeated Florida A&M 75-54, winning its eighth straight in a final nonconference game Friday night.

Trey Moses scored 10 points with 10 rebounds for the Cardinals (9-4) and Tayler Persons scored 10 points with four assists.

Ball State held a 39-30 advantage on the boards and outscored Florida A&M 24-16 in the paint and 15-6 on second-chance points.

Desmond Williams scored 20 to lead the Aggies (1-15). Marcus Barham added 18 with three of the team's four 3-pointers.

Ball State drained 10 3-pointers with Jeremie Tyler going 3 for 3 from distance. Kyle Mallers and Sean Sellers hit two each.

The Cardinals win streak is their longest since winning ten in a row in the 1999-2000 season.

Florida A&M trailed 30-26 at halftime as Ball State made only eight field goals — six of them 3-pointers — in the first half before shooting 53 percent after the break.

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