The ending to the 2016-17 Ball State men’s basketball season means the end of senior forward Franko House’s four year career as a Cardinal, but in those four years, House has helped lay a foundation of success for years to come. House and head coach James Whitford arrived in tandem in 2013-14, and in their first two seasons combined for 12 wins.
Ball State's season ended with a loss at Fort Wayne.
Ball State men's basketball (21-12) accepted a bid to the Collegeinsiders.com tournament for the second straight season and the Cardinals open up first round play Mar.
The Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinal between Ball State men's basketball (21-12, 11-8 MAC) and the Akron Zips (26-7, 15-4) provided early March Madness drama, but the Cardinals could not pull away a victory, losing 74-70 Friday night.
Ball State men's basketball (19-11, 10-7 MAC) welcomes Northern Illinois (15-15, 7-10) to Worthen Arena on Friday for the last game of the regular season with Mid-American Conference tournament seeding still up for grabs.