Ohio (12-4, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) converted 21 Ball State turnovers into 19 points and outscored the Cardinals 44-30 in the second half. The Bobcats have won five of their past six.
Ball State (3-11, 0-3) shot just 32.6 percent from the field and was 3 of 18 from beyond the arc.
The Cardinals have now lost 10 of their last 11 and have scored less than 60 points six times this season.
ESPN's Dan Dakich joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the SEC's presence in the NBA Draft.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.