Bowie leads N. Illinois past Ball St. 70-56
DEKALB, Ill. -- 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.
Frank House had 19 points and Majok Majok 12 for the Cardinals (5-24, 2-16), who have lost 12 of 13.
Northern Illinois led 28-27 at the half. Chris Bond made a basket for Ball State at 18:42 to tie the game at 41 but the Cardinals were limited to four free throws until Mark Alstork had a three-point play with 7 minutes left. By then the Huskies led 48-39.
Ball State ended up 2 of 11 from 3-point range and had 19 turnovers. Northern Illinois was 24 of 31 from the foul line.
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