Ball State defeated Kent State 194.575 to 194.450, advancing to 9-4 on the season. They also recorded a season-high on bars of 48.825.
After coming up short in the final stretch against Bowling Green and Western Michigan, a huge 26-6 run in the final 10 minutes against Eastern Michigan gave Ball State Men's Basketball the edge they needed for a 64-55 win over the Eagles.
Ball State Men's Basketball's defensive struggles throughout the game and a season-high 33 points from Bowling Green's Justin Turner was too much, as the Falcons would pulled away for a 77-71 win.
Head coach Joanna Saleem said a buildup in smaller mistakes set the Cardinals back in the squad's first conference loss of the season to Western Michigan 195.750-193.775.
Western Michigan's Brandon Johnson's efforts could not be stopped, as Ball State Men's Basketball held close with Western Michigan until the end, but the Broncos pulled away 68-64.