Western Michigan Broncos (6-11, 2-2 MAC) at Ball State Cardinals (12-5, 3-1 MAC)
Muncie, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Michigan visits the Ball State Cardinals after Javaughn Hannah scored 24 points in Western Michigan’s 108-92 victory over the Bowling Green Falcons.
The Cardinals are 7-0 in home games. Ball State has a 1-2 record in games decided by less than 4 points.
The Broncos have gone 2-2 against MAC opponents. Western Michigan ranks sixth in the MAC giving up 72.9 points while holding opponents to 46.4% shooting.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jarron Coleman is scoring 14.1 points per game and averaging 4.8 rebounds for the Cardinals. Jaylin Sellers is averaging 1.6 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Ball State.
Lamar Norman Jr. is averaging 17.8 points for the Broncos. Tray Maddox Jr. is averaging 9.1 points over the past 10 games for Western Michigan.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cardinals: 8-2, averaging 75.8 points, 32.3 rebounds, 12.3 assists, 5.2 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.5 points per game.
Broncos: 4-6, averaging 72.0 points, 34.7 rebounds, 13.3 assists, 5.1 steals and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.2 points.
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