Ball State Cardinals
Mathew Sims hit two field goals in the final 2:46 and Northern Illinois piled up 710 yards of offense to defeat Ball State 41-38 on Tuesday night.
The Northern Illinois Huskies fell short against Ball State, Saturday. The Cardinals had a strong lead in the first half that kept Ball State ahead during NIU’s attempted comeback.
Nothern Illinois had a slow start facing Ball State. The Huskies were nine points behind at the half, but made a strong push to come back in the second. Their fight to win wasn’t strong enough, however.
In an almost even game, the Blue Demons and Cardinals took the game into overtime. DePaul fell to Ball State by just two points before the end of overtime, losing 79-77.