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Junior Nyla Hampton dribbles the ball against Ohio March 12 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Hampton had two points in the first half. Andrew Berger, DN

3 takeaways from Ball State women's basketball's first round MAC Tournament win against Ohio

The Ball State Cardinals (28-4, 16-2 MAC) opened Mid-American Conference (MAC) tournament play with a 77-53 first round win against the Ohio Bobcats (11-19, 8-10 MAC) Wednesday afternoon. Tip-off for Ball State’s second round game against the winner of Northern Illinois V. Kent State is scheduled for Friday, March 15, 30 minutes after the conclusion of the game between the Toledo Rockets and Buffalo Bulls.

Junior Ally Becki puts the ball in for two-points against Akron Feb. 28 at Worthen Arena. Isaiah Wallace, DN

Bouncing back: Ball State women’s basketball continues to make home-court a community atmosphere

The game against the Zips (9-16, 4-10 MAC) was dedicated to the people of Westminster Village, a non-profit retirement community in Muncie. Several people from Westminster showed up and claimed a corner in the arena, hanging a poster of support for the Cardinals. With the group in attendance, the Cardinals bounced back from a loss against the Toledo Rockets and came away with a 75-51 win over Akron.