2008–09 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball team

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2008–09 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball
Ball State old wordmark.png
MAC West Division Co-Champion
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division 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]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

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

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
11/15/2008*
2:00pm
Eastern Illinois W 72–59  1–0
John E. Worthen Arena (3874)
Muncie, IN
11/19/2008*
7:00pm
at Butler L 64–55  1–1
Hinkle Fieldhouse (5056)
Indianapolis, IN
11/22/2008*
2:00pm
SIU Edwardsville W 67–55  2–1
John E. Worthen Arena (3500)
Muncie, IN
11/25/2008*
8:05pm
at Wisconsin-Milwaukee W 82–69  3–1
US Cellular Arena (2525)
Milwaukee, WI
11/29/2008*
2:00pm
Arkansas State L 54–53  3–2
John E. Worthen Arena (3004)
Muncie, IN
12/1/2008*
7:00pm
at IPFW W 54–52  4–2
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum (2428)
Fort Wayne, IN
12/6/2008*
8:05pm
at Evansville L 73–67  4–3
Roberts Municipal Stadium (5297)
Evansville, IN
12/9/2008*
7:00pm
No. 14 Purdue L 68–39  4–4
John E. Worthen Arena (8381)
Muncie, IN
12/13/2008*
2:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
Eastern Kentucky L 71–58  4–5
John E. Worthen Arena (3160)
Muncie, IN
12/21/2008*
1:00pm
Presbyterian W 60–57  5–5
John E. Worthen Arena (2824)
Muncie, IN
12/29/2008*
10:00pm
at UC-Santa Barbara L 71–51  5–6
University of California, Santa Barbara Events Center (1519)
Santa Barbara, CA
1/3/2009*
2:00pm
Saint Joseph's L 63–55  5–7
John E. Worthen Arena (3,033)
Muncie, IN
1/10/2009
4:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
at Eastern Michigan W 46–42  6–7
(1–0)
Convocation Center (843)
Ypsilanti, MI
1/13/2009
7:00pm
Northern Illinois W 60–54  7–7
(2–0)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,001)
Muncie, IN
1/17/2009
4:30pm, Ball State Sports Network
at Central Michigan L 71–65  7–8
(2–1)
Rose Arena (1,575)
Mount Pleasant, MI
1/20/2008
7:00pm
Western Michigan W 50–44  8–8
(3–1)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,018)
Muncie, IN
1/25/2009
2:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
Toledo W 66–53  9–8
(4–1)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,504)
Muncie, IN
1/28/2009
7:00pm
at Bowling Green L 62–58  9–9
(4–2)
Anderson Arena (1,847)
Bowling Green, OH
1/31/2009
2:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
Ohio W 51–44  10–9
(5–2)
John E. Worthen Arena (3524)
Muncie, IN
2/4/2009
7:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
at Miami L 59–41  10–10
(5–3)
Millett Hall (2481)
Oxford, OH
2/7/2009
2:00pm
Kent State L 63–56  10–11
(5–4)
John E. Worthen Arena (3506)
Muncie, IN
2/11/2009
7:00pm
at Akron L 63–55  10–12
(5–5)
James A. Rhodes Arena (3272)
Akron, OH
2/15/2009
2:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
Buffalo W 53–51  11–12
(6–5)
John E. Worthen Arena (3565)
Muncie, IN
2/18/2009
7:00pm
at Toledo L 71–67  11–13
(6–6)
Savage Hall (5008)
Toledo, OH
2/21/2009*
2:00pm
Tennessee Tech
Bracket Busters
W 59–55  12–13
(6–6)
John E. Worthen Arena (3429)
Muncie, IN
2/25/2009
7:00pm
Central Michigan W 53–44  13–13
(7–6)
John E. Worthen Arena (3438)
Muncie, IN
2/28/2009
TBA, Ball State Sports Network
at Northern Illinois L 56–55  13–14
(7–7)
Convocation Center (2283)
DeKalb, IL
3/4/2009
7:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
at Western Michigan L 84–82  13–15
(7–8)
University Arena (2616)
Kalamazoo, MI
3/8/2009
2:00pm, Ball State Sports Network
Eastern Michigan L 55–53  13–16
(7–9)
John E. Worthen Arena (3687)
Muncie, IN
3/12/2009
12:00pm, FSN Ohio
vs. Central Michigan
MAC Conference Tournament
W 64–61  14–16
Quicken Loans Arena (N/A)
Cleveland, OH
3/13/2009
7:30pm, FSN Ohio
vs. Buffalo
MAC Conference Tournament
L 64–52  14–17
Quicken Loans Arena (N/A)
Cleveland, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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