Ball St. 68, Indiana St. 63

Ball State got 16 points from Jarrod Jones and held off Indiana

State down the stretch Wednesday for a 68-63 victory.

The Cardinals (3-3) led by as many as 16 points in the second

half before Indiana State (5-3) rallied to take a 59-58 lead with

3:06 remaining on a layup by Dwayne Lathan. Ball State answered

with a 6-2 run, then hit four straight free throws in the final 12

seconds to secure the win.

Jauwan Scaife had 14 points and Randy Davis added 11 points and

eight rebounds for Ball State.

Indiana State got more points from its bench (32) than its

starters (31), including a team-high 16 from Lathan. Starter Harry

Marshall added 14 for the Sycamores.

Ball State, which led 31-23 at halftime, shot 51.1 percent from

the field and was 4 for 6 from 3-point range. Indiana State shot

42.6 percent.