CHIRP: Know Your Opponent - Ball State vs. Indiana
Location: Bloomington, Ind.
Student Population: 42,464
President: Michael McRobbie
Colors: Cream and Crimson
Athletics: 24 Div. I/IA NCAA teams
Donald Fehr, managing director, Major League Baseball Players Association
E. W. Kelley, founder and former chairman of Steak ‘n Shake
Angelo Pizzo, screenwriter and co-producer of "Hoosiers"
Steve Alford, New Mexico head coach
Fun Fact: The IU athletics endowment is the largest in the Big Ten Conference, valued $42 million.
Ball State University
Location: Muncie, Ind.
Student Population: 21,401
President: Jo Ann Gora
Colors: Cardinal and White
Athletics: 19 Div. I/IA NCAA teams
Mascot: Charlie Cardinal
David Letterman, host of "Late Show with David Letterman"
Jason Whitlock, sportswriter for The Kansas City Star and Fox Sports
Larry Bigbie, Los Angeles Dodgers player
Mike Lopresti, national sportswriter for the Gannett News Service
Fun Fact: The Indiana General Assembly renamed the school Ball State University in 1965 in recognition of its enrollment growth and for becoming more than an institution to train only public school teachers.