BASKETBALL: Ball State plays host to televised doubleheader at Worthen Arena

Today's games are being telecast regionally by Fox Sports Net. The last time the channel hosted a men's-women's Ball State basketball double-header was Jan. 17, when the Cardinals swept the University of Toledo; the men's team won 71-43, while the women's team squeaked by with a 73-69 victory.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Davis steps up as floor general

For 33 minutes Thursday night, Randy Davis played almost flawless basketball. The point guard led Ball State University to a 64-59 victory against Bowling Green State University with a game-high 18 points and four assists. Davis turned the ball over only once, and made five of his six free throws. 


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals effective beyond the arc in Toledo win

Through Thursday's games, the Cardinals ranked last in Division I in 3-pointers made per game. With that in mind, Toledo coach Gene Cross said his game plan was to take away Ball State center Jarrod Jones, who leads the team in scoring. The Rockets limited the sophomore to six points, but enabled Ball State's shooters to get open looks.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Coach concerned as offense vanishes

As impatience builds within the program and its fan base, coach Billy Taylor and his staff are left with the daunting task of bringing an effective offense back to Worthen Arena in the grind-it-out world of Mid-American Conference play.


DN DECADE: The Maui Miracle

At the 2001 Maui Invitational, the Ball State University men's basketball team knocked off two top-five schools to reach the tournament final.


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Ball State falls to Wisconsin-Green Bay by 20

The Ball State University women's basketball team dropped its second straight game Thursday night, falling to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 83-63.Even with her team going up against an undefeated Green Bay team that is receiving votes in the Associated Press and Coaches' polls, coach Kelly Packard believes the game could have been closer had her team finished the game strong.


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Ball State falls at Missouri

COLUMBIA, MO.- The University of Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein said her team found opportunities in the second half to win. Those opportunities were at the expense of Ball State University, who dropped a 27-26 halftime lead to lose 66-55 Saturday."In the second half, we came out with more intensity on defense and that intensity on defense created offense," Missouri guard RaeShara Brown said.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cards have worst offensive output since 1952 season

Trapped in a corner, Pierre Sneed pivoted four times with the ball and looked toward the Ball State University bench for answers on the opposite side of the court.The lost feeling on offense was a common one in the Cardinals' game last night against No. 23 Butler University.Ball State scored just 11 points in a first half where it shot 4-of-21 (19 percent) from the field and dug too deep of a hole in its 59-38 loss to Butler.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Cardinals go from undefeated to .500 over break

The Ball State University men's basketball team entered Thanksgiving Break undefeated and in anticipation of both its first road game of the season and a home matchup against a team some considered to be a simple task.But after those two games, the Cardinals find themselves at 2-2 and looking for answers at the wrong time. Ball State begins its toughest stretch of the non-conference schedule on Wednesday with a home game against Butler University, which is ranked No. 12 in the nation.


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: McDonald breaks Ball State record in win

There is a new 3-point queen on the Ball State University women's basketball team (3-3). Her name is Audrey McDonald. McDonald, a senior guard, entered Sunday's game against the University of North Dakota (1-5) needing four 3s to take the top spot in the record book with 254 made 3-point baskets. In the process of sinking those 3s, Ball State defeated North Dakota 89-77.

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