Bates scores 24, Eastern Michigan defeats Ball State 75-68

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Emoni Bates finished with 24 points and 11 rebounds to power Eastern Michigan to a 75-68 victory over Ball State on Saturday.

Tyson Acuff made 8 of 12 shots and scored 20 for the Eagles (8-21, 5-11 Mid-American Conference). Colin Golson Jr. scored 12 on 4-of-4 shooting and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line.

Demarius Jacobs led the Cardinals (20-9, 11-5) with 19 points, five assists and four steals. Jaylin Sellers added 14 points and Mickey Pearson Jr. scored 12.


Both teams play on Tuesday. Eastern Michigan visits Bowling Green, while Ball State travels to play Akron.


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