2008–09 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball team

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2008-09 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball
MAC West Division Co-Champion
Conference Mid-American Conference West
2008-09 record 14-17 (7-9 MAC)
Head coach Billy Taylor
Assistant coach Bob Simmons
Assistant coach Jay Newberry
Assistant coach Joseph Price
Home arena John E. Worthen Arena
Seasons
« 2007-08 2009-10 »
2008–09 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Bowling Green 11 5   .688     19 14   .576
Buffalo 11 5   .688     21 12   .636
Miami 10 6   .625     17 13   .567
Akron 10 6   .625     23 13   .639
Kent State 10 6   .625     19 15   .559
Ohio 7 9   .438     15 17   .469
West
Ball State 7 9   .438     14 17   .452
Central Michigan 7 9   .438     12 19   .387
Western Michigan 7 9   .438     10 21   .323
Eastern Michigan 6 10   .375     8 24   .250
Northern Illinois 5 11   .313     10 20   .333
Toledo 5 11   .313     7 25   .219
Conference tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008-09 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball team was a NCAA Division I college basketball team competing in the Mid-American Conference.

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Billy Taylor - Head coach
  • Joseph Price - Assistant coach
  • Bob Simmons - Assistant coach
  • Jay Newberry - Assistant coach
  • Matt Laur - Director of Basketball Operations

Roster[edit]

No. Position Year Player
0 United States G Jr Joey Clawson
1 United States F So Malik Perry
2 United States G So Othello Banaci
3 United States G Fr Randy Davis
4 United States G Sr Brandon Lampley
5 United States G Jr Brawley Chisholm
10 United States G So KeAundre Peak
11 United States G Sr Laron Frazier
No. Position Year Player
22 United States F Sr Terrence Watson
23 United States F Jr Eric Wormely
24 United States G Sr Rob Giles
30 United States F Fr Maurice Hubbard
32 United States F Sr Anthony Newell
34 United States G Fr Pierre Sneed
45 United States F Fr Jarrod Jones
50 United States C Fr Zach Fields
Walk-on players are italicized.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
11/15/2008* 2:00pm Eastern Illinois John E. Worthen ArenaMuncie, IN W 72-59  3874 1-0
11/19/2008* 7:00pm at Butler Hinkle FieldhouseIndianapolis, IN L 64-55  5056 1-1
11/22/2008* 2:00pm SIU Edwardsville John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN W 67-55  3500 2-1
11/25/2008* 8:05pm at Wisconsin-Milwaukee US Cellular ArenaMilwaukee, WI W 82-69  2525 3-1
11/29/2008* 2:00pm Arkansas State John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN L 54-53  3004 3-2
12/1/2008* 7:00pm at IPFW Allen County War Memorial ColiseumFort Wayne, IN W 54-52  2428 4-2
12/6/2008* 8:05pm at Evansville Roberts Municipal StadiumEvansville, IN L 73-67  5297 4-3
12/9/2008* 7:00pm #14 Purdue John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN L 68-39  8381 4-4
12/13/2008* 2:00pm Eastern Kentucky John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN Ball State Sports Network L 71-58  3160 4-5
12/21/2008* 1:00pm Presbyterian John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN W 60-57  2824 5-5
12/29/2008* 10:00pm at UC-Santa Barbara University of California, Santa Barbara Events CenterSanta Barbara, CA L 71-51  1519 5-6
1/3/2009* 2:00pm Saint Joseph's John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN L 63-55  3,033 5-7
1/10/2009 4:00pm at Eastern Michigan Convocation CenterYpsilanti, MI Ball State Sports Network W 46-42  843 6-7 (1-0)
1/13/2009 7:00pm Northern Illinois John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN W 60-54  3,001 7-7 (2-0)
1/17/2009 4:30pm at Central Michigan Rose ArenaMount Pleasant, MI Ball State Sports Network L 71-65  1,575 7-8 (2-1)
1/20/2008 7:00pm Western Michigan John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN W 50-44  3,018 8-8 (3-1)
1/25/2009 2:00pm Toledo John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN Ball State Sports Network W 66-53  3,504 9-8 (4-1)
1/28/2009 7:00pm at Bowling Green Anderson ArenaBowling Green, OH L 62-58  1,847 9-9 (4-2)
1/31/2009 2:00pm Ohio John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN Ball State Sports Network W 51-44  3524 10-9 (5-2)
2/4/2009 7:00pm at Miami Millett HallOxford, OH Ball State Sports Network L 59-41  2481 10-10 (5-3)
2/7/2009 2:00pm Kent State John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN L 63-56  3506 10-11 (5-4)
2/11/2009 7:00pm at Akron James A. Rhodes ArenaAkron, OH L 63-55  3272 10-12 (5-5)
2/15/2009 2:00pm Buffalo John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN Ball State Sports Network W 53-51  3565 11-12 (6-5)
2/18/2009 7:00pm at Toledo Savage HallToledo, OH L 71-67  5008 11-13 (6-6)
2/21/2009* 2:00pm Tennessee Tech John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN
(Bracket Busters)
W 59-55  3429 12-13 (6-6)
2/25/2009 7:00pm Central Michigan John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN W 53-44  3438 13-13 (7-6)
2/28/2009 TBA at Northern Illinois Convocation CenterDeKalb, IL Ball State Sports Network L 56-55  2283 13-14 (7-7)
3/4/2009 7:00pm at Western Michigan University ArenaKalamazoo, MI Ball State Sports Network L 84-82  2616 13-15 (7-8)
3/8/2009 2:00pm Eastern Michigan John E. Worthen Arena • Muncie, IN Ball State Sports Network L 55-53  3687 13-16 (7-9)
3/12/2009 12:00pm vs. Central Michigan Quicken Loans ArenaCleveland, OH
(MAC Conference Tournament)
FSN Ohio W 64-61  N/A 14-16
3/13/2009 7:30pm vs. Buffalo Quicken Loans ArenaCleveland, OH
(MAC Conference Tournament)
FSN Ohio L 64-52  N/A 14-17
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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