Ball State says it was the second time in three years that a student has made a half-court shot to win tuition for a semester. The other student did it in August 2013.
Anthony Johnson had 18 points.
Travon Baker scored 16 points, hitting four 3-pointers.
Cameron Stingily ran for 148 yards and three touchdowns.
Darrell Bowie scored 17 points and Northern Illinois had a 37-13 advantage in bench scoring to pull away from Ball State 70-56 on Saturday.
Aaric Armstead scored 14 points and Jordan Threloff added 13 as Northern Illinois edged Ball State 67-65 in overtime Saturday.
Jordan Lynch threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help No. 20 Northern Illinois beat Ball State 48-27 on Wednesday night.
Jauwan Scaife scored 17 points, and Ball State held off Northern Illinois 53-51 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Jauwan Scaife scored 23 points, including four free throws in the final 35 seconds, to help Ball State hold off Northern Illinois 56-52 on Wednesday night.
Jarrod Jones’ 17 points led four Ball State players in double figures in a 75-65 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.