Brenton Scott drained a trey with 1:50 to go to give Indiana State a 61-60 lead before Kiapway made two 3-pointers. The Cardinals were 4 of 6 from the line to seal it.
Matt Kamieniecki scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Ball State (3-3). Zavier Turner had three treys and finished with 15 points and six assists. Bo Calhoun had 13 points and Kiapway chipped in 11 for the Cardinals.