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MUNCIE, Ind. Scott Tolzien Jersey . -- Francis Kiapway scored 10 points, Sean Sellers nine and four others had eight apiece as a balanced Ball State defeated Longwood 61-45 on Monday night.Kiapway made 4 of 9 shots from the floor while Sellers scored on three 3-pointers -- all coming in quick succession in a 16-2 breakaway to open the second half. Ryan Weber mixed in a trey among the trio of long balls from Sellers. The Cardinals (7-4) cruised from there, leading by as many as 28 when Kiapway made a 3-pointer with 4:15 left to play.Tayler Persons, Franko House, Jeremie Tyler and Tahjai Teague all finished with eight points for Ball State, which made 24 of 64 field goals.JaShaun Smith led the Lancers (3-7) with 11 points and a season-high four blocked shots. Darrion Allen and Isaiah Walton each scored 10 points. Longwood is 0-5 in road games this season. Cheap Andrew Luck Jersey . -- The proud fathers huddled near the Dallas Stars dressing room, smiling, laughing and telling stories while wearing replica green sweaters of their sons team. Reggie Wayne Jersey . They reached the 100-point plateau for the fourth time in five games, bested the visiting Trail Blazers by 34 in the paint and scored 19 of the final 25 points in regulation. http:///...coby-brissett-jersey . Just as Montreal was settling into the first full working week of a new year, the Impact announced the appointment of their new head coach. ESPN looks at the highs and lows of Nico Rosbergs title-winning campaign after he secured a maiden championship title in dramatic circumstances in Abu Dhabi.?A perfect startThough he lost the 2015 world title to Lewis Hamilton, Rosberg finished that campaign on a high -- claiming victories in Mexico, Brazil and Abu Dhabi after losing out on the championship in Austin. Regardless of whether Hamilton had lost focus after a third title, it meant Rosberg went into the winter on a high -- a stark contrast to 2014, when Hamilton beat him to six of the final seven races on route to the championship.He beat the sluggish Lewis Hamilton off the line at the Australian Grand Prix and recovered from a good Ferrari start to win. Rosberg won again in Bahrain as Hamilton was hit at Turn 1 by another car, before power unit issues for his teammate during qualifying in China and Russia gave the German a routine run to victory. It meant he had won seven in a row and held a 43-point lead going to Spain.He looked well-placed for an eighth in a row when he beat Hamilton into Turn 1 at the Spanish Grand Prix, only to enter an incorrect engine mode several corners later. The speed differential coming out of Turn 4 let Hamilton get alongside him -- the pair collided and crashed out of the race. Like their collision in Belgium two years earlier, it proved to be a momentum shifter.Standings after Spain: Rosberg - 100 Raikkonen - 61 Hamilton - 57InconsistencyRosberg out-qualified Hamilton in Monaco but endured a baffling downturn in form, struggling monumentally in the rain. He struggled for pace so much Mercedes asked him to move over for Hamilton, who eventually won after Red Bull botched a pit-stop for Daniel Ricciardo. Rosberg could only finish seventh at his home race, being overtaken at the final corner by Nico Hulkenberg.Rosbergs struggles continued into Canada, where he was forced wide at Turn 1 by Hamilton and then laboured to fifth position, spinning late on while trying to pass Max Verstappen. A Hamilton mistake during qualifying in Baku saw Rosberg take pole and waltz to victory, helping him regain a vital 15 points on his teammate, who could finish no higher than fifth. It would be Rosbergs last victory until after the summer break. Though Hamilton would suffer reliability issues later on in the season, those 15 points lost in Baku turned out to be pivotal. ?Standings after Azerbaijan:?Rosberg - 141 Hamilton - 117 Vettel - 96A difficult JulyHamilton would be the in-form Mercedes man in July, winning all four of the months races. It could have been so different for Rosberg, who recovered from a poor start at the first of them, in Austria, to lead the race. After being jumped through strategy, Hamilton closed on Rosberg late in the race. Under pressure, Rosberg made a mistake at Turn 1 on the final lap, letting Hamilton get alongside him. Rosberg, on the inside, went straight on, and the pair collided. Rosberg came off worse, sustaining damage and dropping to fourth, as Hamilton nursed his car home for a win.Hamilton arrived in Britain a rejuvenated man and, after a Safety Car start, led away comfortably. Rosberg fell victim to a phenomenal Max Verstappen overtake and, though he eventually re-passed the Dutch teenager, was demoted to third post-race after receiving banned radio messages. Hamilton took the championship lead in Hungary, winning a Mercedes one-two, before Rosberg had a sluggish getaway from pole in Germany. Rosberg, who clumsily collided with Verstappen during the race, had to settle for fourth and went into the summer break wondering how to turn the momentum back in his favour.Championship standings after Germany: Hamilton - 217 Rosberg - 198A gamechanger in BelgiumHamiltons engine problems from the start of the season had left him thin on available power units for the rest of the year. Mercedes made a tactical double switch during the Belgian Grand Prix, giving him a hefty grid penalty but adding several fresh units to his pool for the rest of the season. Rosberg won from pole, with Hamilton having to settle for third position. Hamilton then took pole in Italy, but another sluggish start saw Rosberg lead into Turn 1 at the most power-deppendent circuit on the calendar. T.Y. Hilton Jersey. Hamilton fought back to second but it was a second straight win for Rosberg.A third in a row followed in Singapore, arguably Rosbergs crowning glory from the season. A dominant weekend saw him take pole and a commanding win as Hamilton laboured to third, giving Rosberg an eight-point championship lead heading to the Malaysian Grand Prix.Standings after Singapore:? Rosberg - 273 Hamilton - 265Drama in Malaysia?Hamilton needed a win in Sepang and looked to be on the verge of claiming one, leading away from pole as Rosberg got spun around at Turn 1, forcing a fight through the field. It seemed like it was the moment that would turn the title battle on its head, but that moment would actually follow late in the race: Hamiltons engine failing in a ball of flames, giving Red Bull a one-two. Rosberg came home to third position, extending his lead to 23 points.That gap grew again in Japan as Rosberg led away from pole and Hamilton started slowly. Hamilton was forced into recovery mode and had to settle for third, meaning Rosberg entered the final four races of the season leading by a huge 33 points.Championship standings after Japan:? Rosberg - 313 Hamilton - 280Hamilton hits backHamilton headed into back-to-back races in the United States and Mexico knowing that he needed to win all four remaining races and hope that Rosberg hit some kind of trouble in order to have any chance of clinching a fourth title. Hamilton responded exactly as he needed to, winning both races from pole position to keep his championship hopes alive. The only bad news for Hamilton was that after comfortably beating his teammate in qualifying and the race at Austin and Mexico, Rosberg did enough to secure two second place finishes, reducing Hamiltons already slimming title chances in the process.?After a Virtual Safety Car spared him having to fight with Red Bulls Daniel Ricciardo over second place in the United States, Rosberg avoided serious damage at Turn 1 in Mexico as Verstappen ran wide and clouted the Germans Mercedes. The Dutchman then failed to pull off an overtake on Rosberg in the closing stages, allowing Rosberg to coast to an all-important second. On a pair of weekends where Hamilton badly needed some bad luck to thwart Rosberg, the German left Mexico still firmly in the box seat for a maiden title with a handy 19-point lead.?Championship standings after Mexico: Rosberg - 349 Hamilton - 330Rosberg weathers the storm?Lewis Hamiltons momentum stayed with him in Brazil as he claimed pole position at Interlagos, with Rosberg happy to settle for second alongside his teammate. Heavy rain on race day changed everything and after several red flags, safety cars and race restarts Rosberg was passed by Max Verstappen and dropped to third. Red Bull soon made an error on strategy to hand the position back, before Rosberg saved what could have been a race-ending snap on the run up towards the wall at Juncao. it was not the most stunning of drives but did not need to be, as the result kept Rosbergs destiny well and truly in his own hands and kept him the heavy favourite going to the Abu Dhabi showdown.?Points after Brazil: Rosberg - 367 Hamilton - 355A tense finish, a worthy championHamilton continued his strong form in Abu Dhabi, taking a commanding pole position as Mercedes once again dominated the season finale. Rosberg, who just needed a podium for his maiden championship, took second ahead of Ferrari and Red Bull. Hamilton led into Turn 1 but Rosberg held second and soon came under huge pressure from the chasing pack as his teammate. Rosberg was faultless under pressure, keeping second after the first stops and then passing the one-stopping Max Verstappen in thrilling circumstances at mid-distance.?In the closing stages, a desperate Hamilton once again backed Rosberg into the chasing pack as Vettel and Verstappen closed in. Once again Rosberg stayed calm to cross the line just 0.4s behind his teammate to claim a first world championship title.?Final points standings: Rosberg - 385 Hamilton - 380 Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '