Ball State Cardinals Basketball Tickets
Team: Ball State Cardinals
Conference: Mid-American Conference (MAC)
Home Court: John E. Worthen Arena
Head Coach: James Whitford
All-Time Leading Players: John Lewellen, Rex Rudicel, Al Gooden, Larry Bullington, Ed Butler
Ball State Cardinals Basketball TicketsThe Ball State Cardinals call the John E. Worthen Arena in Muncie, Ind., home. The Cardinals basketball team first took to the courts in 1920 under the guidance of head coach, Frank Graham. The program has since appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments, two CIT and one NAIA. It holds a whopping 11 titles to the MAC Regular Season Championships and seven MAC Tournament Championships. The Cardinals have yielded one AP All-American player and three MAC Players of the Year with Bonzi Wells being the most recent recipient of both in 1998. The 1989-1990 Cardinals basketball team was inducted into the Ball State Athletics Hall of Fame. Other players inducted into the Ball State Athletics Hall of Fame include Jack Cross, Fred Kehoe, Peyton Stovall, Virgil Schooler and Rick Hall. Head coach James Whitford has a talented and motivated roster this year, and the players have their eyes set on the post season. Grab your tickets for the next Ball State Cardinals basketball game at StubHub.
Who are the coaches for the Ball State Cardinals' basketball team?James Whitford took over for the team in 2013, and it was his first go as head coach. The team was in the middle of rebuilding at the time. In his first two seasons, the squad won only 12 games. The next two seasons, the Cardinals won 21 games each year and made back-to-back trips to the CIT. Before Ball State, he served as assistant coach for the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks, the Arizona Wildcats and the Xavier Muskateers. He is assisted by Ben Botts and Matt Krenshaw.
What is game day like at the Worthen Arena?Built in 1992 and named for Ball State University’s president from 1984-2000, the John E. Worthen Arena seats 11,500, including accessible seating. There are large parking lots on both the north and east sides of the arena. Game day excitement is enhanced by the Cardinal Pride Basketball Band, Cardinals Cheerleaders, the Code Red Dance team, and, of course, Charlie Cardinal.
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How much are tickets to Ball State Cardinals' basketball games?You can find Cardinals basketball tickets at affordable prices. Prices can vary depending on seat location, the opponents and whether it is a regular season or postseason game. In general, seats closest to the court, or luxury box seating, cost more money.
Have any Ball State Cardinals basketball players made it to the NBA?A few Ball State Cardinals basketball alumni have gone on to play professionally in the NBA. In 1972, Jim Regenold went on to play for the Milwaukee Bucks. Ray McCallum, Dan Palombizio and Bonzi Wells also went on to play for the pros.
What is the Ball State Cardinals' basketball schedule like?Over the basketball season, you can catch the Cardinals competing against other teams in the MAC, including the Northern Illinois Huskies, the Eastern Michigan Eagles and the Ohio Bobcats. You can also catch Ball State playing against teams from other conferences, including the Western Illinois Leathernecks, the IUPUI Jaguars and the Howard Bison.'
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