Walton scores 32 to carry Ball State over Eastern Michigan

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — K.J. Walton had a career-high 32 points as Ball State easily defeated Eastern Michigan 100-65 on Tuesday night.

Miryne Thomas tied a season high with 20 points for Ball State (10-11, 8-8 Mid-American Conference). Jarron Coleman and Ishmael El-Amin each had 13 points.

It was the first time this season Ball State scored at least 100 points.

Ball State dominated the first half and led 50-22 at the break. The Eagles’ 22 first-half points were a season low for the team.

Ty Groce had 21 points and seven rebounds for the Eagles (5-12, 2-11). Bryce McBride and Noah Morgan each had 12 points.

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