Two Mid-American Conference basketball officials have been suspended for two games following Ball State's 88-87 double-overtime win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday, according to an official statement from the conference.The statement says the officials made "several errors committed" during the game.
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Ball State women’s basketball (14-4, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) handed the Western Michigan Broncos (12-7, 4-3 MAC) its first home loss Jan. 23, 77-51.
For the second straight year, Ball State took down Mid-American Conference rival Eastern Michigan after a buzzer-beating 3-pointer from sophomore guard Francis Kiapway.
Men's basketball head coach James Whitford preaches defense to his team day in and day out."To be a great team, you have to be great on the defensive end," Whitford said.
Nathalie Fontaine scored 27 points and elevated to second-place in all-time scoring in Ball State women's basketball history during the Cardinals 76-54 victory against Eastern Michigan Jan. 20.It was just business as usual for the senior guard as the Cardinals move onto 13-4 overall and 5-1 in the Mid-American Conference after knocking off the Eagles (12-5, 3-3 MAC).
In a game where the Ball State women's basketball team was pressured all night, the Cardinals were able to pull away a 76-54 victory over Eastern Michigan.
Ball State women’s basketball (12-4, 4-1 Mid-American Conference) will look to avenge last season’s MAC semifinal loss when it hosts the Eastern Michigan Eagles (12-4, 3-2 MAC) tonight at 7 P.M.
Tonight will be the biggest game for the Ball State women’s basketball team this season against Eastern Michigan University.
MUNCIE – Ball State men’s basketball team lost for only the second time this season at Worthen Arena on Jan.
Ball State men's basketball plays host to Kent State on Jan. 19 for a contest between Mid-American Conference division leaders.
The Golden Falcons scored 76 points to Ball State's 68 in Worthen Arena Tuesday night. Cardinal of the Game Ryan Weber posted 16 points and 5 rebounds.
Ball State men’s basketball captured its third conference win in a comeback victory over Miami on Jan. 16 at Worthen Arena 48-46 on a last-second shot by senior guard Jeremiah Davis.
Ball State women's basketball coach Brady Sallee won his 200th career game Saturday as the Cardinals (12-4, 4-1 Mid-American Conference) took down Bowling Green State University (5-9, 1-4 MAC), 67-56.Sallee told the ESPN3 coverage team it was a "special milestone" because of the people that have worked with him along the way including players, assistant coaches and his family."Those 200 wins have taken a lot out of my wife and three kids," he said. "They put so much into my career and you can't do this with just one man."Sallee won 136 games as a head coach at Eastern Illinois University before becoming the Ball State head coach in 2011.Senior guard Nathalie Fontaine has been on the Cardinals' roster for all 64 of Sallee's career wins at Ball State.She scored 12 points against BGSU and hauled in 12 rebounds, her eighth double-double of the season.Freshman guard Carmen Grande led the Cardinals with 18 points, topping her previous season and career high of 10 points.
Brady Sallee walked into Worthen Arena as the new head basketball coach on May 10, 2012. He brought with him a 136-109 record from Eastern Illinois University.
With the Cardinals win against conference rival Buffalo, they advance to 11-4 (3-1) but a pattern has emerged.In nine of their 15 games, the Cardinals have been outscored in the first quarter and forced to play catch-up.“I thought we started the game off well and we went through a stretch where they got squirrely on me,” head coach Brady Sallee said.
The women's basketball team narrowly edged out Buffalo Wednesday night.
In a back-and-forth game, Ball State women's basketball hung on to knock off Buffalo 68-63 at home.
It took redshirt junior guard Ryan Weber nearly 30 game minutes to miss a shot Jan. 12 in Ball State men's basketball 74-64 victory over Western Michigan.
The Ball State men's basketball team secured its first true road victory of the season, capturing a 74-64 victory over Western Michigan University on Jan. 12.This victory improved the Cardinals record to 11-5 and 2-1 in the Mid-American Conference. Junior guard Ryan Weber put on a scoring clinic for Ball State, shooting 83% from the field for a career high 26 points.At the 13-minute mark, the Cardinals had a 20-point lead, but Western Michigan did not go away quietly, bringing the game within six. Sophomore guard Jeremie Tyler hit a key three pointer with 3 minutes left, to give the Cardinals a 67-59 lead, on the way to the victory.Ball State forced into 10 turnovers and held Western Michigan to 36.5% shooting from the field. The Cardinals defense has remained a consistent part in the teams success this season.The Cardinals will return to action at Worthen Arena this Saturday against Miami. Tip off is slated for 2 p.m.
One day after the ball dropped to ring in the New Year, Ball State women’s basketball (10-4, 2-1 MAC) celebrated by kicking off the Mid-American Conference season.At 67th in the NCAA’s RPI rankings, the Cardinals are the second-highest ranked team in the MAC behind only 46th-ranked Ohio University (11-3, 3-0 MAC).Head coach Brady Sallee said interior play will be one of Ball State’s biggest advantages in conference play.“It’s what I want us to look like,” he said. “I want us to be that team and make teams worry so much about what they have to do in the paint to keep us from dominating, that now, all of the sudden, my shooters are just out there playing horse.”