Calhoun with 16 points, leads Ball State over SC State 72-60

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Bo Calhoun had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to lead Ball State over South Carolina State 72-60 in a EKUHoops Classic game on Sunday.

Calhoun was 5 of 8 from the floor and made all six of his free throws. Franko House scored 18 points on 6-of 11 shooting, and Ryan Weber chipped in 10 points for Ball State (3-2).

Eric Eaves and Gabe McCray scored 11 points apiece to lead South Carolina State (2-3).

It was tied at 19 in the first half before Sean Sellers made consecutive 3-pointers to spark a 14-8 surge and give the Cardinals a 33-27 halftime lead.

A 10-0 run pulled the Bulldogs to 52-51 with 4:34 to play. Calhoun answered with a jumper, and the Cardinals closed on a 20-9 run. Calhoun scored eight points during the stretch.