2021 Ball State Cardinals Schedule


Records include games against Division I opponents only.
Streaks include games against all opponents.
All times are Eastern

Records


  • Overall

    10-13

  • Home

    7-4

  • Road

    3-8

  • Neutral

    0-1

  • Conf

    8-9
  • Non
    Conf

    2-3
  • Post
    Season

    0-1

Last 10 / Streaks


  • Last 10

    4-6

  • Streak

    2L
  • Home
    Streak

    3W
  • Road
    Streak

    4L

Rankings / Strength of Schedule (SOS)


  • NET

    179

  • RPI

    195
    (0.4785)
  • Non-Conference
    RPI

    180
    (0.4832)

  • ELO

    171
    (1322)

  • SOS

    160
    (0.4966)
  • Non-Conference
    SOS

    168
    (0.5109)

Quadrant Records - NET


  • Quadrant 1

    0-2

  • Quadrant 2

    1-5

  • Quadrant 3

    2-6

  • Quadrant 4

    7-0

Quadrant Records - RPI


  • Quadrant 1

    0-2

  • Quadrant 2

    0-6

  • Quadrant 3

    3-5

  • Quadrant 4

    7-0

Schedule

  • +
    NOV
    25
    WED
    AT
     
    Northern Kentucky
    (14-11) RPI: 174NET: 217
    Highland Heights, KY
    BB&T Arena
    L   73 - 74
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 41 32 73
    Northern Kentucky 44 30 74
    Location: Highland Heights, KY
    Arena: BB&T Arena

    Opponent NET: 217
    Opponent RPI: 174
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 28-64
    43.8%
    22-41
    53.7%
    6-23
    26.1%
    48.4% 11-21
    52.4%
    15 24 11 7 4 9 21 73
    Northern Kentucky 27-65
    41.5%
    19-37
    51.4%
    8-28
    28.6%
    47.7% 12-23
    52.2%
    20 23 16 5 0 9 20 74
  • +
    DEC
    2
    WED
    AT
    # 4
    Michigan
    (23-5) RPI: 5NET: 3
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Crisler Center
    TV: BTN
    L   65 - 84
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 33 32 65
    Michigan 40 44 84
    Location: Ann Arbor, MI
    Arena: Crisler Center

    Opponent NET: 3
    Opponent RPI: 5
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 24-61
    39.3%
    17-41
    41.5%
    7-20
    35.0%
    45.1% 10-16
    62.5%
    7 19 7 5 1 13 18 65
    Michigan 33-59
    55.9%
    29-44
    65.9%
    4-15
    26.7%
    59.3% 14-19
    73.7%
    9 32 12 4 4 13 18 84
  • +
    DEC
    5
    SAT
     
    UIC
    (9-13) RPI: 298NET: 292
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    W   68 - 66
    1 2 Total
    UIC 22 44 66
    Ball State 32 36 68
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 292
    Opponent RPI: 298
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    UIC 23-54
    42.6%
    18-36
    50.0%
    5-18
    27.8%
    47.2% 15-21
    71.4%
    6 28 9 2 2 13 27 66
    Ball State 20-52
    38.5%
    18-34
    52.9%
    2-18
    11.1%
    40.4% 26-34
    76.5%
    8 28 9 5 2 10 17 68
  • +
    DEC
    8
    TUE
    AT
     
    Northern Illinois
    (3-16) RPI: 336NET: 339
    Dekalb, IL
    NIU Convocation Center
    W   79 - 70
    (1 OT)
    1 2 OT1 Total
    Ball State 28 35 16 79
    Northern Illinois 34 29 7 70
    Location: Dekalb, IL
    Arena: NIU Convocation Center

    Opponent NET: 339
    Opponent RPI: 336
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 22-54
    40.7%
    12-25
    48.0%
    10-29
    34.5%
    50.0% 25-39
    64.1%
    14 26 13 4 1 10 22 79
    Northern Illinois 25-60
    41.7%
    20-41
    48.8%
    5-19
    26.3%
    45.8% 15-21
    71.4%
    14 25 10 3 1 14 28 70
  • +
    DEC
    12
    SAT
     
    Illinois State
    (6-18) RPI: 284NET: 243
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    W   82 - 66
    1 2 Total
    Illinois State 36 30 66
    Ball State 50 32 82
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 243
    Opponent RPI: 284
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Illinois State 28-65
    43.1%
    19-40
    47.5%
    9-25
    36.0%
    50.0% 1-5
    20.0%
    9 31 11 6 3 19 21 66
    Ball State 30-65
    46.2%
    21-37
    56.8%
    9-28
    32.1%
    53.1% 13-20
    65.0%
    10 30 16 10 1 12 13 82
  • +
    DEC
    19
    SAT
    AT
     
    Indiana State
    (14-10) RPI: 103NET: 120
    Terre Haute, IN
    Hulman Center
    TV: ESPN3
    L   57 - 67
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 23 34 57
    Indiana State 38 29 67
    Location: Terre Haute, IN
    Arena: Hulman Center

    Opponent NET: 120
    Opponent RPI: 103
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 21-58
    36.2%
    16-38
    42.1%
    5-20
    25.0%
    40.5% 10-16
    62.5%
    9 28 6 9 5 20 22 57
    Indiana State 21-55
    38.2%
    17-37
    45.9%
    4-18
    22.2%
    41.8% 21-28
    75.0%
    9 31 11 9 2 19 17 67
  • +
    DEC
    22
    TUE
    AT
     
    Western Michigan
    (4-16) RPI: 305NET: 301
    Kalamazoo, MI
    University Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    W   76 - 68
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 36 40 76
    Western Michigan 43 25 68
    Location: Kalamazoo, MI
    Arena: University Arena

    Opponent NET: 301
    Opponent RPI: 305
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 29-56
    51.8%
    20-36
    55.6%
    9-20
    45.0%
    59.8% 9-12
    75.0%
    8 23 14 9 4 13 19 76
    Western Michigan 23-52
    44.2%
    17-33
    51.5%
    6-19
    31.6%
    50.0% 16-21
    76.2%
    9 22 9 6 2 16 14 68
  • +
    JAN
    2
    SAT
     
    Ohio
    (16-8) RPI: 63NET: 88
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    L   68 - 78
    1 2 Total
    Ohio 42 36 78
    Ball State 37 31 68
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 88
    Opponent RPI: 63
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ohio 31-56
    55.4%
    24-38
    63.2%
    7-18
    38.9%
    61.6% 9-13
    69.2%
    8 24 13 8 3 11 13 78
    Ball State 26-56
    46.4%
    17-31
    54.8%
    9-25
    36.0%
    54.5% 7-9
    77.8%
    7 19 18 5 1 11 14 68
  • +
    JAN
    9
    SAT
    AT
     
    Buffalo
    (15-9) RPI: 112NET: 86
    Buffalo, NY
    Alumni Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    L   69 - 86
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 31 38 69
    Buffalo 33 53 86
    Location: Buffalo, NY
    Arena: Alumni Arena

    Opponent NET: 86
    Opponent RPI: 112
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 26-60
    43.3%
    21-43
    48.8%
    5-17
    29.4%
    47.5% 12-17
    70.6%
    8 31 12 6 4 19 18 69
    Buffalo 32-82
    39.0%
    21-53
    39.6%
    11-29
    37.9%
    45.7% 11-20
    55.0%
    25 28 19 12 4 15 17 86
  • +
    JAN
    12
    TUE
    AT
     
    Bowling Green
    (13-12) RPI: 158NET: 151
    Bowling Green, OH
    Stroh Center
    W   88 - 64
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 43 45 88
    Bowling Green 36 28 64
    Location: Bowling Green, OH
    Arena: Stroh Center

    Opponent NET: 151
    Opponent RPI: 158
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 31-56
    55.4%
    19-30
    63.3%
    12-26
    46.2%
    66.1% 14-19
    73.7%
    8 33 16 8 2 16 21 88
    Bowling Green 21-54
    38.9%
    16-30
    53.3%
    5-24
    20.8%
    43.5% 17-26
    65.4%
    5 21 10 11 2 14 19 64
  • +
    JAN
    16
    SAT
     
    Northern Illinois
    (3-16) RPI: 336NET: 339
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: ESPN+
    W   78 - 58
    1 2 Total
    Northern Illinois 19 39 58
    Ball State 34 44 78
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 339
    Opponent RPI: 336
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Northern Illinois 22-63
    34.9%
    14-40
    35.0%
    8-23
    34.8%
    41.3% 6-8
    75.0%
    13 24 13 4 2 13 20 58
    Ball State 26-56
    46.4%
    18-35
    51.4%
    8-21
    38.1%
    53.6% 18-24
    75.0%
    9 28 13 8 5 9 12 78
  • +
    JAN
    19
    TUE
    AT
     
    Miami (OH)
    (11-11) RPI: 197NET: 182
    Oxford, OH
    Millett Hall
    L   71 - 81
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 36 35 71
    Miami (OH) 35 46 81
    Location: Oxford, OH
    Arena: Millett Hall

    Opponent NET: 182
    Opponent RPI: 197
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 22-51
    43.1%
    14-32
    43.8%
    8-19
    42.1%
    51.0% 19-19
    100%
    9 25 14 3 5 18 26 71
    Miami (OH) 23-56
    41.1%
    15-34
    44.1%
    8-22
    36.4%
    48.2% 27-38
    71.1%
    13 20 14 10 5 8 17 81
  • +
    JAN
    23
    SAT
    AT
     
    Ohio
    (16-8) RPI: 63NET: 88
    Athens, OH
    Convocation Center
    TV: ESPN3
    L   77 - 85
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 40 37 77
    Ohio 46 39 85
    Location: Athens, OH
    Arena: Convocation Center

    Opponent NET: 88
    Opponent RPI: 63
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 25-61
    41.0%
    13-35
    37.1%
    12-26
    46.2%
    50.8% 15-19
    78.9%
    10 24 19 5 2 16 27 77
    Ohio 27-63
    42.9%
    22-41
    53.7%
    5-22
    22.7%
    46.8% 26-35
    74.3%
    17 28 19 7 3 13 20 85
  • +
    JAN
    30
    SAT
    AT
     
    Akron
    (13-8) RPI: 108NET: 114
    Akron, OH
    James A. Rhodes Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    L   42 - 74
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 16 26 42
    Akron 34 40 74
    Location: Akron, OH
    Arena: James A. Rhodes Arena

    Opponent NET: 114
    Opponent RPI: 108
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 17-50
    34.0%
    13-28
    46.4%
    4-22
    18.2%
    38.0% 4-7
    57.1%
    3 27 8 4 3 18 17 42
    Akron 28-57
    49.1%
    20-32
    62.5%
    8-25
    32.0%
    56.1% 10-19
    52.6%
    8 32 10 9 2 11 13 74
  • +
    FEB
    2
    TUE
     
    Buffalo
    (15-9) RPI: 112NET: 86
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    L   58 - 78
    1 2 Total
    Buffalo 33 45 78
    Ball State 32 26 58
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 86
    Opponent RPI: 112
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Buffalo 25-59
    42.4%
    17-35
    48.6%
    8-24
    33.3%
    49.2% 20-29
    69.0%
    12 32 13 13 2 12 16 78
    Ball State 21-64
    32.8%
    14-32
    43.8%
    7-32
    21.9%
    38.3% 9-10
    90.0%
    12 28 12 5 2 18 20 58
  • +
    FEB
    6
    SAT
     
    Toledo
    (21-9) RPI: 76NET: 79
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: CBSSN
    W   81 - 67
    1 2 Total
    Toledo 36 31 67
    Ball State 34 47 81
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 79
    Opponent RPI: 76
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Toledo 22-67
    32.8%
    15-35
    42.9%
    7-32
    21.9%
    38.1% 16-19
    84.2%
    7 32 10 7 1 9 15 67
    Ball State 27-67
    40.3%
    12-30
    40.0%
    15-37
    40.5%
    51.5% 12-16
    75.0%
    11 39 16 4 0 10 17 81
  • +
    FEB
    16
    TUE
     
    Bowling Green
    (13-12) RPI: 158NET: 151
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    L   62 - 75
    1 2 Total
    Bowling Green 34 41 75
    Ball State 35 27 62
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 151
    Opponent RPI: 158
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Bowling Green 29-74
    39.2%
    22-47
    46.8%
    7-27
    25.9%
    43.9% 10-13
    76.9%
    19 19 12 9 4 11 12 75
    Ball State 26-56
    46.4%
    21-33
    63.6%
    5-23
    21.7%
    50.9% 5-6
    83.3%
    11 26 14 2 5 23 16 62
  • +
    FEB
    19
    FRI
     
    Akron
    (13-8) RPI: 108NET: 114
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: CBSSN
    L   79 - 88
    1 2 Total
    Akron 30 58 88
    Ball State 36 43 79
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 114
    Opponent RPI: 108
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Akron 30-58
    51.7%
    21-38
    55.3%
    9-20
    45.0%
    59.5% 19-25
    76.0%
    8 24 16 9 4 12 18 88
    Ball State 31-65
    47.7%
    23-44
    52.3%
    8-21
    38.1%
    53.8% 9-9
    100%
    10 23 16 5 0 17 23 79
  • +
    FEB
    24
    WED
     
    Kent State
    (14-8) RPI: 92NET: 118
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    W   90 - 71
    1 2 Total
    Kent State 31 40 71
    Ball State 57 33 90
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 118
    Opponent RPI: 92
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Kent State 25-60
    41.7%
    20-36
    55.6%
    5-24
    20.8%
    45.8% 16-24
    66.7%
    15 20 9 7 3 15 21 71
    Ball State 31-57
    54.4%
    18-31
    58.1%
    13-26
    50.0%
    65.8% 15-20
    75.0%
    9 25 15 5 1 15 22 90
  • +
    FEB
    27
    SAT
     
    Central Michigan
    (5-15) RPI: 330NET: 307
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: ESPN+
    W   97 - 91
    1 2 Total
    Central Michigan 42 49 91
    Ball State 43 54 97
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 307
    Opponent RPI: 330
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Central Michigan 32-67
    47.8%
    22-40
    55.0%
    10-27
    37.0%
    55.2% 17-25
    68.0%
    13 20 12 10 3 11 18 91
    Ball State 33-59
    55.9%
    20-32
    62.5%
    13-27
    48.1%
    66.9% 18-22
    81.8%
    9 24 23 4 2 16 16 97
  • +
    MAR
    2
    TUE
     
    Eastern Michigan
    (3-12) RPI: 317NET: 317
    Muncie, IN
    Worthen Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    W   100 - 65
    1 2 Total
    Eastern Michigan 22 43 65
    Ball State 50 50 100
    Location: Muncie, IN
    Arena: Worthen Arena

    Opponent NET: 317
    Opponent RPI: 317
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Eastern Michigan 22-60
    36.7%
    14-34
    41.2%
    8-26
    30.8%
    43.3% 13-21
    61.9%
    9 20 11 4 2 10 13 65
    Ball State 37-71
    52.1%
    26-41
    63.4%
    11-30
    36.7%
    59.9% 15-16
    93.8%
    15 33 22 6 2 10 16 100
  • +
    MAR
    5
    FRI
    AT
     
    Toledo
    (21-9) RPI: 76NET: 79
    Toledo, OH
    Savage Arena
    TV: ESPN3
    L   70 - 89
    1 2 Total
    Ball State 34 36 70
    Toledo 38 51 89
    Location: Toledo, OH
    Arena: Savage Arena

    Opponent NET: 79
    Opponent RPI: 76
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 28-70
    40.0%
    21-38
    55.3%
    7-32
    21.9%
    45.0% 7-8
    87.5%
    11 28 15 2 1 13 20 70
    Toledo 32-64
    50.0%
    22-42
    52.4%
    10-22
    45.5%
    57.8% 15-21
    71.4%
    7 31 17 5 2 9 13 89
  • MAC Tournament - Quarterfinals
  • +
    MAR
    11
    THU
    VS
     
    Toledo
    (21-9) RPI: 76NET: 79
    Cleveland, OH
    Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
    TV: ESPN+
    L   89 - 91
    (1 OT)
    1 2 OT1 Total
    Ball State 34 45 10 89
    Toledo 41 38 12 91
    Location: Cleveland, OH
    Arena: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

    Opponent NET: 79
    Opponent RPI: 76
    FG 2P 3P eFG% FT ORB DRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    Ball State 32-75
    42.7%
    22-47
    46.8%
    10-28
    35.7%
    49.3% 15-18
    83.3%
    16 28 9 5 2 14 25 89
    Toledo 30-69
    43.5%
    20-38
    52.6%
    10-31
    32.3%
    50.7% 21-32
    65.6%
    17 28 12 8 4 11 20 91