Senior Estel Puiggros shoots the ball for three-points against Tennessee Tech Nov. 6 at Worthen Arena. Puiggros played 18 minutes of the game. Mya Cataline, DN

"Play our game and keep fighting:” Ball State women’s basketball defeats Chicago State

The Cardinals finished shooting at a 55 percent rate for the night, Sallee said the team clearly is going to make shots. That being said, he said the Cardinals cannot rely on just making shots. He said Ball State has not run into a team that is shooting well, but it is just a matter of time until they do. When they do, he said they will have to rely on tough defense to persevere.