Eastern Michigan leads Ball State 20-13 at halftime in a game between winless teams Saturday at Rynearson Stadium.
Kyle McMahon threw a 3-yard touchdown to Ben Thayer with 9:08 left in the first quarter to give EMU (0-6, 0-3 Mid-American Conference) its first lead of the season.
MiQuale Lewis has set the pace for BSU (0-7, 0-3) with 109 yards rushing, including a 48-yard touchdown run with 4:06 to go in the half. BSU has minus 7 yards passing.
Joe Carithers has two field goals (20, 26 yards) for EMU.