Eighteen points and a 25 percent shooting accuracy from the field proved costly for Ball State Men's Basketball, as the first-half slump put the Cardinals in a hole they couldn't get out of, falling to Loyola-Chicago, 70-58.
After going 0-for-9 from 3-point range in the first half Wednesday against Northern Kentucky, Ball State Men's Basketball went 13-for-20 in the first half and 21-for-37 in the game from deep Saturday to roll past Howard, 100-69.
Ball State Men's Basketball shot a low 35.6 percent from the free-throw line in its 59-57 loss to Northern Kentucky Wednesday.
Despite shooting 7 percent from 3-point range in the first half, Ball State Men's Basketball rallied behind two veterans and a second-half surge to down Indiana State, 69-55, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
From scout team to the starting five, Josh Thompson has gone from doing the little things during practice in order to stand out to stepping up as a team leader this season.