Chris Bond finished with 16 points, seven rebounds and five steals for the Cardinals (8-10, 2-4 Mid-American Conference), who snapped a four-game losing streak. Jauwan Scaife had 14 points and seven assists.
With a 58-54 lead, Ball State put the game away with a 12-0 run that was capped by Majok's tip-in with 2:38 left to play. The Cardinals pushed their lead to as many as 22 points to dominate the second half against the RedHawks (7-11, 2-4), who have lost three straight games.
Ball State shot 57.7 percent from the floor (30 of 52) for the game while holding the RedHawks to 44.2 percent (23 of 52).
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.