BALL STATE CARDINALS NEWS

Elon hires Rich Skrosky as new football coach

Elon has hired Ball State assistant Rich Skrosky as its football coach. Athletic director Dave Blank announced the hiring Thursday. Skrosky was on Pete Lembo's staff at Elon from 2006-10 before following him to Ball State, where he spent the past three seasons as the Cardinals' offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Ball State (10-2) averaged 486 yards and 40 points...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State to face Arkansas State in GoDaddy Bowl

Arkansas State will face Ball State in the GoDaddy Bowl. Ball State accepted an invitation to the Jan. 5 game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Sunday. Arkansas State was already set to play in the GoDaddy Bowl for the third consecutive year. Ball State (10-2) reached double-digit victories for only the third time with a 55-15 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Nov. 29. ASU (7-5) beat Kent...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

13 Cardinals on All-MAC Teams

A total of 13 Ball State Cardinals were selected to the All-MAC Teams including four first teamers.
Via ballstate.scout.com
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

How I fell in love with sports…again

Because of the generosity of Ball State alums Jason Whitlock, Brady Hoke and the athletic department, Ball State was able to send 240 students to Wednesday’s game against conference rival Northern Illinois. I happened to be one of the lucky 240. Need proof? I have some. Since the game was on ESPN2, I made it a priority to get on TV, and I succeeded…kind of. I’m the one in the...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NIU's high-fiving dog steals show

On Thursday night, Greg Couch told you why if you're not following Northern Illinois football, you're missing one of the best shows in the nation. The story goes something like this: The Huskies are undefeated ( they beat Ball State 48-27 on Thursday), they're threatening to break into the BCS, they have a QB who should be in the Heisman discussion , they've managed...
Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Northern Illinois’ Husky mascot high-fives human in celebration

Northern Illinois' mascot Diesel gave a high-five after the Huskies scored a touchdown against Ball State in some Wednesday night MACtion.
Via Gamedayr
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State falls short against No. 20 N. Illinois

Quarterback Keith Wenning and the Ball State Cardinals came up about 30 minutes short against No. 20 Northern Illinois. Up 24-20 at the half, the Cardinals were held to three second-half points in a 48-27 loss Wednesday night. ''We just couldn't keep the drives going,'' Ball State coach Pete Lembo said. ''We'd move the ball, have long drives and...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State falls short against No. 20 N. Illinois

Quarterback Keith Wenning and the Ball State Cardinals came up about 30 minutes short against No. 20 Northern Illinois. Up 24-20 at the half, the Cardinals were held to three second-half points in a 48-27 loss Wednesday night. ''We just couldn't keep the drives going,'' Ball State coach Pete Lembo said. ''We'd move the ball, have long drives and...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: It Was “Club Huskie” In The NIU Locker Room After Victory Over Ball State

Tonight was a huge night for Northern Illinois as the Huskies look to make back-to-back BCS appearances. NIU handily beat Ball State, its biggest threat in the MAC, 48-27 in DeKalb, and claimed the Bronze Stalk yet again. After the game, the players decided it was time to turn up in the locker room — it wasn’t long before “Club Huskie” ensued: #clubHuskie #wekeptthestalk...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Surprise surprise, NIU fans wave ‘We Want Bama’ sign

During the NIU Huskies Wednesday night MACtion against Ball State, ESPN's cameras caught a fan with a cutsie "We Want Bama" sign.
Via Gamedayr
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Northern Illinois Wearing “Active Heroes” Uniforms Tonight vs. Ball State

Last week, we got a sneak peek at the American pride helmets that Northern Illinois would be wearing for its big matchup against Ball State tonight. But apparently the Huskies are going all-in on the message – they’re wearing “Active Heroes” uniforms that have stars/stripes on the shoulders and the word “Heroes” in place of names on the back of the jerseys. Check them...
Via College Spun
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State Cardinals vs. Northern Illinois Huskies: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Wednesday two MAC schools will face off when the No. 15 Northern Illinois Huskies host the Ball State Cardinals. Both Ball State (9-1, 6-0 MAC) and Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0 MAC) will be looking to remain unbeaten in conference play. A win over Northern Illinois would go a long way to getting Ball State into the top 25 for the first time this season while Northern Illinois is...
Via Tireball.com
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State defeats Taylor 73-53

Zavier Turner led all scorers with 17 points as Ball State defeated NAIA in-state foe Taylor 73-53 Tuesday night. Turner was the only Cardinal (1-1) to reach double-figure scoring. Majok Majok had six points to go along with 16 rebounds. Kyle Stidom scored 14 points off of 7-of-15 shooting for Taylor (2-2), its only player with double-figures. Taylor shot only 29 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 18 Purdue narrowly beats Ball State 63-57

KK Houser matched her career-high of 21 points Sunday as Purdue halted a late rally by Ball State and won 63-57 in the season opener for both teams. Houser went on a 15-point streak after drilling two 3's to tie up the score at the end of the first half and scored nine points straight at the start of the second for the Boilermakers. No. 18 Purdue was not tied at the half in...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Northern Illinois Will Wear American-Themed Helmets vs. Ball State

If you’re a fan of Wednesday night #MACtion — and why wouldn’t you be — then you’re in for a treat next week. Undefeated Northern Illinois will play host to 9-1 Ball State in a fight for the West Division lead. The game will be played on Military Appreciation Night for the Huskies, who will be wearing special helmets for the occasion: #NIU helmet for Ball State game. ...
Via College Spun
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bama-LSU Haircuts, Ball State Wants Bama, ESPN Intern Fails Olbermann

  If you remotely care about college football, your ass will be glued to the television tonight. If you care about college football,…
Via Busted Coverage
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wenning leads Ball State to victory

Keith Wenning threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns and Horactio Banks had 11 carries for 143 yards and a score to help Ball State beat Central Michigan 44-24 on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (9-1, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) have won seven straight since falling at North Texas on Sept. 14. They are at No. 22 Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0) next Wednesday night in a key West Division...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wenning leads Ball State to victory

Keith Wenning threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns and Horactio Banks had 11 carries for 143 yards and a score to help Ball State beat Central Michigan 44-24 on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (9-1, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) have won seven straight since falling at North Texas on Sept. 14. They are at No. 22 Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0) next Wednesday night in a key West Division...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wenning leads Ball State to victory

Keith Wenning threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns and Horactio Banks had 11 carries for 143 yards and a score to help Ball State beat Central Michigan 44-24 on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (9-1, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) have won seven straight since falling at North Texas on Sept. 14. They are at No. 22 Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0) next Wednesday night in a key West Division...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wenning leads Ball State to victory

Keith Wenning threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns and Horactio Banks had 11 carries for 143 yards and a score to help Ball State beat Central Michigan 44-24 on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (9-1, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) have won seven straight since falling at North Texas on Sept. 14. They are at No. 22 Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0) next Wednesday night in a key West Division...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wenning leads Ball State to victory

Keith Wenning threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns and Horactio Banks had 11 carries for 143 yards and a score to help Ball State beat Central Michigan 44-24 on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (9-1, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) have won seven straight since falling at North Texas on Sept. 14. They are at No. 22 Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0) next Wednesday night in a key West Division...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wenning leads Ball State past Central Michigan

Keith Wenning threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns and Horactio Banks had 11 carries for 143 yards and a score to help Ball State beat Central Michigan 44-24 on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (9-1, 6-0 Mid-American Conference) have won seven straight since falling at North Texas on Sept. 14. They are at No. 22 Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0) next Wednesday night in a key West Division...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Ball State fans want ‘Bama

Ambitious fans at Wednesday night's Ball State game waved a sign reading, "We Want Bama."
Via Gamedayr
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ball State Fans: “We Want Bama”

Everyone wants a piece of No. 1 Alabama right now. Oregon fans sure do. Florida State supporters made it known. Auburn faithful are riled up. Heck, even Ball State fans want in. You heard that right – Ball State fans. The 8-1 Cardinals are having their way with Central Michigan tonight on ESPN2, prompting those in the crowd to request a bigger challenge. It looks like they went...
Via College Spun
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Central Michigan Chippewas vs. Ball State Cardinals: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The Central Michigan Chippewas will travel to play a fellow MAC opponent in the Ball State Cardinals on Wednesday night. Central Michigan (3-5) will be looking to pull off a road upset against Ball State (8-1) in this one. Coverage of the game between Central Michigan and Ball State will air on ESPN2 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Scheumann Stadium in Muncie, IN. // The Odds: The...
Via Tireball.com
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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