TOLEDO, Ohio -- Jauwan Scaife scored 28 points, making 5 of 10 from behind the arc, as Ball State defeated Toledo 86-72 Saturday in a Mid-American Conference game.
Dominique Buckley's 3-pointer brought Toledo, which trailed 67-60 with 7:22 remaining, within 71-69 with 5:02 to play.
Scaife answered with a 3-pointer, as Ball State scored the next eight points to go up 79-69 with just under three minutes left.
Toledo (13-13, 8-6) went the final five minutes without a field goal and scored just three points during that stretch.
Toledo shot just 28.6 percent (10 of 35) in the second half.
Despite a 21-10 disadvantage in turnovers, the Cardinals outscored the Rockets 12-2 on fast-break points.
Rian Pearson led the Rockets with 20 points.
The Big 12/SEC Challenge will again feature Kansas and Kentucky, this time at Rupp Arena. That's not the only exciting matchup in next season's midseason conference showdown.
Northwestern has never made the NCAA tournament, but the Wildcats' upward trajectory suggests 2016-17 could finally be the season it happens.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, and Tyler Dorsey will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, sources told ESPN.