Both Ball State basketball teams won their games, Saturday. Ball State’s women’s basketball Cardinals beat Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, 81 to 71 to go 20-and-4 on the season. The Cards are 9-and-4 in the MAC West Division, with the third-best conference record, and second-best division tally. Head Coach Brady Sallee’s squad returns to action Saturday at 2 p.m., at Northern Illinois. You can see the game on ESPN-3.
The Ball State men,meanwhile, throttled Kent State on national television, 87 to 68, at Worthen Arena. The Cards are 16-and 9, overall, and 7-and-5 in the MAC West. Ball State travels to Akron for a 7 p.m. game, Tuesday. The Cards beat Akron at Worthen Arena last month, 111 to 106 in double overtime. Tuesday night’s game will be carried by ESPN-3.