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Ball State and Arkansas State Knotted Up at 10 at the Half

Arkansas State scored on a fourth day 1 yard run from Sirgregory Thornton with 48 seconds remaining in the second quarter to tie Ball State 10-10 at the half in the GoDaddy Bowl.

The Red Wolves utilized a balanced offensive attack in the first half.  Quarterback Adam Kennedy completed 5 of 7 passes for 35 yards.  ASU running back Fredi Knighten carried the ball 7 times for 36 yards.  Knighten provided the Red Wolves with an added dimension to the passing game, completing 3 of 4 passes for 15 yards.

Ball State quarterback Keith Wenning completed 7 of 15 passes for 66 yards and a touchdown in the first half.  Wenning found a familiar target for that score hooking up with Cardinals leading receiver Willie Snead.  Snead caught 5 balls for 50 yards.  Ball State's rushing game was paced by Jahwan Edwards.  Edwards tallied 92 yards on 14 carries.

Brian Davis of Arkansas Stated booted a 41 yard field goal.  Ball State's Scott Secor drilled a 26 yarder.

Both teams played turnover free football in the first half.