- Associated Press - Saturday, December 3, 2016

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Darell Combs scored 21 points, Matt O’Leary added 20, and IUPUI used a second-half surge to beat Ball State 73-62 on Saturday.

IUPUI (3-5) trailed 52-41 with 14:37 left, but Combs scored nine points in a 17-4 run to put the Jaguars in front 58-56 with 7:16 remaining. Combs capped the run with back-to-back 3-pointers, two of his four makes from the arc.

Ball State (4-4) tied it at 58 on Trey Moses’ layup but could only muster four points in the final 4:08. The Cardinals shot 33.3 percent in the second half - 15 points worse than the first - and attempted just two free throws after intermission. They finished 3 of 10 from the line for the game.

Francis Kiapway had 14 points for Ball State, Moses 13 and Tayler Persons and Sean Sellers 12 apiece. Moses added 10 rebounds.

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