Ball State defeats Northern Illinois 67-57
Jauwan Scaife added 16 points and Jarrod Jones had 15 for the Cardinals (18-12, 10-6), who grabbed an early 15-4 advantage and led by double digits the rest of the way.
Tim Toler scored 17 points to lead the Huskies (9-20, 5-11), who are the No. 10 seed and will play at seventh-seeded Bowling Green in the first round Tuesday.
Berry scored 11 straight points, including three 3-pointers, during an 18-2 first-half run. Tyrae Robinson capped the run with a 3 to give Ball State its largest lead, 29-6, with 7:50 left in the first half.