Ball State made everything hectic for the Western Michigan offense, forcing it to commit 17 turnovers.
The Cardinals held the Huskies to just 28.6 percent shooting from the field and 19 percent from the 3-point line.
Carmen Grande became the program's all-time leader in assists after dishing out six in the win.
Two Cardinals finished with career nights as Ball State (19-4, 8-4 MAC) knocked off conference foe Eastern Michigan (9-13, 5-6 MAC) 91-85.
After missing two straight games, junior forward Destiny Washington looked to get back in the flow of things in her return.