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Ball State Cardinals
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School Name: Ball State University
Location: Muncie, IN
Arena: John E. Worthen Arena
Capacity: 11,500
Conference: Mid-American Conference
Head coach: Billy Taylor

The Ball State Cardinals Basketball team is the basketball team that represent Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. The Cardinals first basketball season was 1920-1921. The school's team currently competes in the Mid-American Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 2000. The Cardinals head coach is Billy Taylor. He became head coach when former coach Ronny Thompson resigned after one season. The team's colors are cardinal and white.

NCAA Tournament Results

The Cardinals have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 3-7. Their most successful year was 1990, when they made the Sweet Sixteen, where they lost to eventual national champion UNLV 69-67.

Year Result
1981 First Round
1986 First Round
1989 Second Round
1990 Sweet Sixteen
1993 First Round
1995 First Round
2000 First Round

Cardinals in the NBA

Two former Cardinals have played in the NBA. They are:

  • Theron Smith
  • Bonzi Wells

2007-08 schedule and results (men)

Date Opponent Site Result Record
11/09/2007* Butler John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
11/14/2007* Wisconsin - Milwaukee John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
11/21/2007* Georgetown John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
11/24/2007* Evansville John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
11/27/2007* St. Joseph's PalestraPhiladelphia, PA   
12/01/2007* Valparaiso Athletics-Recreation CenterValparaiso, IN   
12/05/2007* Purdue Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN   
12/08/2007* Indiana State Hulman CenterTerre Haute, IN   
12/16/2007* Arkansas State Convocation CenterJonesboro, AR   
12/19/2007* UC Santa Barbara John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
12/22/2007* Illinois State John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
12/31/2007* IPFW John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
01/06/2008 Toledo Savage HallToledo, OH   
01/13/2008 Central Michigan John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
01/16/2008 Western Michigan University ArenaKalamazoo, MI   
01/19/2008 Eastern Michigan John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
01/22/2008 Northern Illinois Convocation CenterDeKalb, IL   
01/26/2008 Ohio Convocation CenterAthens, OH   
01/30/2008 Bowling Green John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
02/02/2008 Miami (OH) John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
02/06/2008 Kent State Memorial Athletic and Convocation CenterKent, OH   
02/09/2008 Akron John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
02/13/2008 Buffalo Alumni ArenaBuffalo, NY   
02/17/2008 Toledo John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
02/20/2008 Central Michigan Daniel P. Rose CenterMount Pleasant, MI   
02/23/2008* @ TBA
(Bracketbuster)
  
03/01/2008 Eastern Michigan Convocation CenterYpsilanti, MI   
03/04/2008 Northern Illinois John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN   
03/09/2008 Western Michigan University ArenaKalamazoo, MI   
*Non-Conference Game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Conference membership history

All-time records

External links

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