James Madison trounces Ball State 72-52

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Ron Curry finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists to lead James Madison to a 72-52 win over Ball State on Wednesday night.

Winston Grays added 11 points and six rebounds and Paulius Satkus and Hari Hall chipped in 10 apiece for the Dukes (7-3). Satkus also had six rebounds and five assists.

Franko House finished with nine points and six boards, Zavier Turner had nine and six assists and Jeremie Tyler and Bo Calhoun each contributed eight points for Ball State (3-5).

Grays hit a jumper for James Madison to start the game on a 15-6 run, but Ball State responded, pulling the score back within four before halftime. Four straight points from Andre Nation and Ivan Lukic led the Dukes to take a 20-point lead midway through the second half and the Cardinals did not bring the deficit out of double-digits from there.

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