Secor drilled a 19-yard field goal to tie the game.

NOTES: Northern Illinois senior QB Jordan Lynch's two touchdown runs raised his career total to 39 scores on the ground. ... Ball State junior WR Willie Snead added to his single-season school record of touchdown catches in a season with his 13th. ... The night was designated as the "Heroes Game." The Huskies donned uniforms with stripes on their left shoulder and stars on their right shoulder, and with the word "Heroes" on the back on each player's uniform above their number. The uniforms will be auctioned off to benefit Active Heroes, a charity that assists wounded veterans and military families. ... Ball State TB Jahwan Edwards' 5-yard touchdown run in the second quarter was his 38th career touchdown, a school record for total touchdowns. All of Edwards' touchdowns came on the ground.