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NCAA Game Summary - Northern Illinois at Ball State



(Saturday, February 1st)

Final Score: Northern Illinois 67, Ball State 65 (OT)

Muncie, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaric Armstead scored 14 points, helping the Northern Illinois Huskies edge out the Ball State Cardinals in overtime, 67-65, at Worthen Arena in Mid-American Conference play.

Jordan Threloff contributed 13 points for the Huskies (9-11, 3-5 MAC), who have won in back-to-back games. Travon Baker helped with eight points and six assists.

Chris Bond tallied 16 points to lead the Cardinals (4-15, 1-7), who dropped their third consecutive game. Jesse Berry and Zavier Turner added 13 and 11 points, respectively. Majok Majok grabbed 11 rebounds and posted nine points before fouling out.

The Huskies struggled in the opening half, as they shot just 28.6 percent from the field. At the other end, the Cardinals converted 44 percent, leading by 15 with 4:25 left in the half. They went into halftime up 30-22.

The Huskies improved to 48 percent from the floor and the Cardinals declined to 36 percent after the break. A Baker 3-pointer with nine seconds left in regulation tied the game at 60-60, sending the meeting to overtime.

In the extra session a Baker free throw with 17 seconds left put the Huskies up by two, and at the other end Bond missed a layup which could have tied the game as the Cardinals fell.

NIU outscored the host 23-8 in points off turnovers and came back to win despite leading by no more than four points.

02/01 18:16:49 ET

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Local
Final
UNC 78
UCLA 56
3rd
TEXAM 7
LSU 20
 
3rd
TEX 3
TCU 20
 
Final
TENN 64
SCU 57
Final
RMU 71
LAMON 54
Final
BUT 46
OKLA 59
Final
BRO 58
PEAY 79
Final
UTEP 62
PRIN 56
Final
CHAT 78
CCAR 67
Final
RIU 60
KU 76
Final
USCU 68
FIU 53
Final
GEOR 65
WISC 68
Final
USB 73
LIU 54
Final
XAV 82
SDU 71
Final
INDST 62
ILL 88
Final
WRST 62
CSFU 67
Final
STJOE 59
WKENT 62
Final
RIDE 45
MSU 77
Final
UNC 78
UCLA 56
2nd
WMICH 45
LBSU 41
 
2nd
GT 33
MARQ 37
 
Half
PVU 28
STEPH 33
 
1st
MERC 10
RICE 14
 
1st
UF 10
UAB 12
 
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SJST
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3rd
NAS 0
EDM 0
 
Final
DET 34
CHI 17
Final
DAL 10
PHI 33
Half
SFX 0
SEA 13