Northern Illinois vs Ball State Recap - Northern Illinois Wins 67-65
|Northern Illinois vs Ball State Recap - Northern Illinois Wins 67-65|
Northern Illinois earned a 67-65 victory over Ball State on Saturday, getting 14 points from Aaric Armstead at Worthen Arena.
Northern Illinois was a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Jordan Threloff had 13 points for Northern Illinois and Darrell Bowie chipped in with 9 points. Travon Baker had 6 assists for them, while Jordan Threloff was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Ball State got 16 points from Chris Bond in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jesse Berry. Mark Alstork contributed 5 assists for them, while Majok Majok had 11 rebounds.
Northern Illinois hit the break trailing 30-22 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Ball State as they grabbed 44 boards, while Northern Illinois only had 38.