DEKALB, Ill. -- — Ishmael El-Amin had 18 points as Ball State defeated Northern Illinois 79-70 in overtime on Tuesday night.
The game marked the first Mid-American Conference matchup of the season for both teams.
Smith, Pack lead Kansas State past No. 23 Texas 66-65
— Mark Smith scored 22 points, Nijel Pack made a go-ahead layup with 1:13 left, and Kansas State held No. 23 Texas scoreless for the final 3 1/2 minutes to rally for a 66-65 win on Tuesday night.
Davis scores 27 as No. 8 Wisconsin holds off Northwestern
— Johnny Davis scored 27 points to help No. 8 Wisconsin beat Northwestern 82-76 on Tuesday night.
Johnny Davis banks in wild 3 for Wisconsin
Wisconsin's Johnny Davis somehow connects on an unorthodox 3-pointer late in the second half.