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.
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.