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Senior forward Annie Rauch (left), redshirt senior guard Anna Clephane (middle), and graduate student Thelma Dis Agustdottir (right) celebrates a made basket in a game against Akron Jan. 25 at Worthen Arena. The Cardinals dominated the Zips as they won 89-66. Brayden Goins, DN

Ball State zips past Akron at home

“I think we were that good,” head coach Brady Sallee said. “I don't think Akron was necessarily bad. I just think we were that good.” For Wednesday night's midweek Mid-American Conference (MAC) play it was the second-seed Ball State Cardinals and the third-seed Akron Zips. On paper, this game should be close, but it was anything but.

Sophomore Ally Becki drives up the lane against Buffalo on Jan. 18. Becki led in all statistical categories except blocks for Ball State in the 81-59 victory. Ball State Athletics, photo provided

Cardinals top Bulls with solid shooting performance

March 12, 2022. The stage was set, and the Ball State Women’s basketball team was set to play Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship. Buffalo wins 79-74. January 18, 2023, the first meeting between the two teams since the MAC Championship. Ball State Women’s basketball team defeats Buffalo 81-59.


Ball State Women’s basketball team wins a “rock fight” against IUPUI

“We're a big game on their schedule,” head coach Brady Sallee said. “I mean, you know, an hour up the road, they want every bit of this and the chance to beat us and believe me when I tell you they’d enjoy winning if they do. Our kids had to make this a big game on our schedule that might be a little bit harder but that's not I'm not being disrespectful it's just a little bit different.” A Rock fight. What head coach Brady Sallee told his players before the game, and in the end, he was right. 

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