Central Michigan,overcame a deficit in every game they won en route to securing the MAC tournament title, with 33 combined runs on Saturday and Sunday to take it home.
The conference tournament is all set, as Ball State wins the regular season MAC title and will host CMU, Toledo and Ohio in the postseason tourney.
Ball State Cardinals
Central Michigan takes a half game lead for the regular season championship into the last weekend. Ball State is lurking and ready to take advantage of any mistakes.
Ohio sweeps Akron and creates a gap with the teams chasing them for the last spot in the MAC Tournament. Eastern Michigan splits with NIU fall back.
The Ball State Cardinals made their mark on the conference standings this weekend, sweeping Central Michigan. Hosting the MAC tournament is theirs to lose.
Raiders add a Swiss Army Knife to its toolbox with the signing of Hall.
Toledo sweeps Eastern Michigan to create a gap between themselves and the mess of teams competing for fourth in a vital clash over the week of #MACBats.
Ball State only has one pick over the last five drafts, but they’ve already made an impact in their new home.
The all-time leading scorer in the history of Ball State football looks back on the Cardinals magical 2008 season.
Ball State has the smallest slip-up while Central Michigan uses it to create a gap. Ohio and Toledo take three of four from their opponents and put themselves in playoff positions.
11 Cardinals partook in Pro Day workouts last month, looking to impress scouts and coaches from 16 NFL franchises.
Ball State wins a game against a top 25 ranked Oregon team, and CMU keeps rolling. They swept Northern Illinois. The rest of the conference is a soup, but it will settle into layers soon enough.
Central Michigan and Ball State are (once again) on a collision course in the battle for the top seed in the MAC.
Ball State has an early conference lead in a very run friendly league. Central Michigan has the best pitching staff and is the only team built around outstanding pitching.
The Cards look once again to the PAC-12 for coaching help, landing on a former Hoosier guard to lead the new era.
Ball State, Central Michigan and Ohio are off to great starts and are top three in the conference. Runs return and good pitching is the difference in winning performances.
Pitching dominated a cold and wet weekend. Miami is the hottest team in the MAC and the Chippewas and Flashes split their shortened series.
Whitford, previously hired from the Arizona Wildcats staff, went 131-148 in his nine seasons as head coach.
Toledo gets an automatic bid to the WNIT, while four other conference mates earn at-large bids.
Bulls guards dominate, especially in the fourth quarter, to put Buffalo in the Big Dance and give UB its third MAC tournament championship since 2016.
Ball State, who had to bridge a huge comeback just to qualify for the semifinals on Wednesday afternoon, will now play for potential NCAA berth.
#3 Ohio pulls away late from #6 Ball State in 77-67 win; advances to MAC men’s basketball semifinals
All-MAC selections Vander Plas, Carter and Sears lead the way for the Bobcats.
The ball was flying in week three, and now teams return home to colder temperatures to play conference games.
Kent State gave Texas Tech some anxiety, while Toledo comes out on top of their opponents.
Central Michigan won the MAC in 2021 and played in the national tournament. While they’re favorites to repeat, it’s not a one-horse conference.
Georgia State’s 28-0 third quarter denies the Cardinals a second consecutive bowl win.
The Cardinals look to make it back-to-back bowl wins against a red hot Georgia State squad.
The Cardinals won their first-ever bowl game last December. Now, they look to go back-to-back in Montgomery, AL.
The Cardinals secure bowl eligibility for the second consecutive year on an emotional senior night.
A rematch of the 2020 MAC Championship Game highlights the final Tuesday night of the regular season.
For the third time in as many weeks, CMU gets off to a slow start before exploding for a big lead in a dominant effort to secure the victory.
The winner of the Bronze Stalk Trophy claims the top spot in the MAC West and all but controls their own destiny to the MAC Championship Game
Bryce Cosby recovers a crunch-time fumble in the end zone to seal Ball State’s fifth win of the season.
The 2021 midweek MACtion slate officially kicks off in Akron, OH. Ball State searches for its first win over the Zips since 2014.