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Buzzer breakdown: 3 takeaways from Ball State's 97-75 victory over Indiana State

MUNCIE, Ind. — Ball State (3-3) returned to Worthen Arena with a dominant, 97-75, victory over in-state foe Indiana State (3-4).

The Cardinals built a double-digit lead early in the first half and led the entire game for their second straight victory.

Here are three takeaways:

Building a lead and finishing

Ball State never trailed against Indiana State, building a double-digit lead in the first seven minutes and never looking back.

But the Cardinals have squandered big leads before.

Against Omaha, Ball State led by 27 in the first half and went on to win by four.