DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Ryan Weber scored 23 points shooting 7 for 11 from 3-point range and Trey Moses had 10 points and 12 rebounds to lead Ball State to an 81-72 overtime win over Northern Illinois on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals started the extra session with a Jeremie Tyler 3, Franko House had a 3-point play and a jumper, and a Weber 3 capped an 11-0 run from which Northern Illinois could never recover. The Huskies closed to 72-68 on Eugene German’s layup with 1:27 to go before Weber buried another 3 26 second later. Levi Bradley added a 3 for Northern Illinois, but the Huskies didn’t score again.
Ball State (16-10, 7-6 Mid-American) went on an 8-0 run in the final 4:10 of regulation. Weber’s 3 with 14 seconds left tied the game at 61. Tyler finished with 18 points on 7-for-12 shooting for the Cardinals, which snapped a three-game losing streak.
German led Northern Illinois (14-12, 6-7) with 20 points and Bradley scored 13. The Huskies have lost three straight.
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