TOLEDO, Ohio -- Tahjai Teague had 21 points and 11 rebounds, and Ball State beat Toledo 75-63 on Tuesday night to snap the Rockets' seven-game win streak.
Toledo (15-7, 7-2 Mid-American Conference) missed out on a chance to pull into a first-place tie with conference leader Buffalo (16-6, 8-1), which lost to Kent State 82-79. Ball State (14-8, 5-4) has won back-to-back games.
Ball State opened the game with a 30-13 run and had a double-digit lead for most of the second half. Nate Navigato's 3-pointer pulled the Rockets to 53-47 with 9:35 to play, but they didn't get closer.
Air Force hands UNLV 1st conference loss 106-88
Ryan Swan had 22 points and nine rebounds and Air Force handed UNLV its first conference loss, beating the Runnin' Rebels 106-88 on Wednesday night.
Wichita State tops 1st place UCF 75-67
Markis McDuffie scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half and Wichita State had a 10-2 run down the stretch to knock off UCF 75-67 on Wednesday night, ending the Knights' seven-game winning streak.
Booker helps Long Beach St down UC Irvine with 28 points
Deishuan Booker scored 28 points and distributed six assists and Long Beach State beat UC Irvine 80-70 on Wednesday night.