Ballst 27 29 56
Nillinois 28 42 70
Date of game: 3/8/2014

Recap: Northern Ill vs. Ball State

DeKalb, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Darrell Bowie had 17 points as the Northern Illinois Huskies routed the Ball State Cardinals, 70-56, in a Mid-American Conference tilt at the Convocation Center.

Aaron Armstead scored 11 points for the Huskies (14-16, 8-10 MAC), who snapped a two-game losing skid.

Franko House finished with 19 points and nine rebounds, while Majok Majok logged 12 points for the Cardinals (5-24, 2-16), who have lost 12 of their last 13 contests.

NIU shot 35.7 percent from the field in the first period, including 2-of-13 from 3-point range, yet still led 28-27 at the break. Ball State, which led by as many as seven in the first half, made 43.5 percent of its field goal attempts but only 1-of-5 on the perimeter.

The Huskies connected on 50 percent of their field goal tries in the second half and went 18-of-22 from the free-throw line. NIU went on a 14-2 run early on in the frame to make its lead 13 points and create enough space between the two teams to cruise to the win.

NIU's bench outscored the Cardinal's reserves 37-13 and also forced the visitors into 19 turnovers on the day.

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