As the final buzzer sounded, the Ball State crowd was silent after watching Ball State fight for 40 minutes but fall short to Purdue in heartbreaking fashion.
After leading for majority of the game, Ball State women's basketball (23-5, 12-5 MAC) fell short to Central Michigan (24-4, 16-1 MAC) in a fast paced battle.
Loud cheers were heard throughout Worthen Arena as 2,822 fans honored Ball State’s senior class before tipoff of its final home game of the regular season.
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.