2012–13 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball team

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2012–13 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball
Ball State Athletics wordmark.png
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest Division
2012–13 record15–15 (8–8 MAC)
Head coachBilly Taylor (6th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Bob Simmonds
  • Mitch Gilfillan
  • Jay Newburry
Home arenaJohn E. Worthen Arena
Seasons
2012–13 Mid-American Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Akron 14 2   .875     26 7   .788
Ohio 14 2   .875     24 10   .706
Kent State 9 7   .563     21 14   .600
Buffalo 7 9   .438     14 20   .412
Bowling Green 7 9   .438     13 19   .406
Miami 3 13   .188     9 22   .290
West
Western Michigan 10 6   .625     22 13   .629
Toledo* 10 6   .625     15 13   .536
Ball State 8 8   .500     15 15   .500
Eastern Michigan 7 9   .438     16 18   .471
Central Michigan 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Northern Illinois 3 13   .188     5 25   .167
2013 MAC Tournament winner
As of March 27, 2013
*Ineligible for postseason due to APR penalties; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Ball State Cardinals men's basketball team represented Ball State University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Cardinals, led by sixth year head coach Billy Taylor, played their home games at the John E. Worthen Arena and were members of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 15–15, 8–8 in MAC play to finish in third place in the West Division. They lost in the second round of the MAC Tournament to Buffalo.

Following the season, head coach Billy Taylor was fired after a record of 84–99 in six seasons.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
2 Matt Kamieniecki Forward 6–8 238 Junior Clarkston, Michigan
3 Marcus Posley Guard 6–0 201 Freshman Rockford, Illinois
4 Jauwan Scaife Guard 6–2 204 Senior Muncie, Indiana
5 Rocco Belcaster Forward 6–7 201 Freshman Berwyn, Illinois
12 Bo Calhoun Forward 6–5 228 Freshman South Bend, Indiana
13 George Cater Guard 5–10 160 Freshman St. Peters, Missouri
14 Chase Brogna Guard 5–11 181 Freshman Houston, Texas
20 Chris Bond Forward 6–4 195 Junior Gary, Indiana
32 Jesse Berry Guard 6–2 192 Junior Lafayette, Indiana
34 Tyler Koch Forward 6–6 229 Senior Winchester, Indiana
44 Mading Thok Center 6–11 200 Freshman Boyden, Iowa
50 Zach Fields Center 6–10 269 Senior North Vernon, Indiana
55 Majok Majok Forward 6–8 245 Junior Perth, Australia
Kinder Crowder Guard 6–2 170 Junior Chicago, Illinois
Kameran Madison Guard 5–9 185 Junior Gary, Indiana

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/11/2012*
2:00 PM
Grambling State W 78–51  1–0
John E. Worthen Arena (3,141)
Muncie, IN
11/16/2012*
7:00 PM
Wofford W 66–61  2–0
John E. Worthen Arena (3,418)
Muncie, IN
11/20/2012*
7:00 PM
Indiana State L 48–68  2–1
John E. Worthen Arena (3,128)
Muncie, IN
11/25/2012*
6:00 PM, BTN
at No. 1 Indiana L 53–101  2–2
Assembly Hall (17,126)
Bloomington, IN
11/28/2012*
7:00 PM
Cleveland State L 63–69  2–3
John E. Worthen Arena (3,147)
Muncie, IN
12/01/2012*
2:00 PM, WNDY
at Butler L 53–67  2–4
Hinkle Fieldhouse (8,282)
Indianapolis, IN
12/05/2012*
7:00 PM
Holy Cross (IN) W 76–57  3–4
John E. Worthen Arena (2,851)
Muncie, IN
12/08/2012*
1:00 PM
South Dakota W 62–51  4–4
John E. Worthen Arena (2,884)
Muncie, IN
12/15/2012*
8:00 PM
at South Dakota W 80–73  5–4
DakotaDome (1,831)
Vermillion, SD
12/18/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Purdue L 56–66  5–5
Mackey Arena (8,008)
West Lafayette, IN
12/23/2012*
2:00 PM
IUPUI L 68–77  5–6
John E. Worthen Arena (2,672)
Muncie, IN
01/02/2013*
7:00 PM
Norfolk State W 62–61  6–6
John E. Worthen Arena (2,633)
Muncie, IN
01/09/2013
7:00 PM
at Eastern Michigan W 60–58  7–6 (1–0)
Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center (826)
Ypsilanti, MI
01/12/2013
2:00 PM
Kent State L 47–61  7–7 (1–1)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,658)
Muncie, IN
01/16/2013
7:00 PM
at Akron L 64–71  7–8 (1–2)
James A. Rhodes Arena (3,169)
Akron, OH
01/19/2013
7:00 PM
at Central Michigan L 57–71  7–9 (1–3)
McGuirk Arena (2,043)
Mount Pleasant, MI
01/23/2013
7:00 PM
Buffalo L 63–66  7–10 (1–4)
John E. Worthen Arena (2,965)
Muncie, IN
01/26/2013
3:00 PM
at Miami (OH) W 82–62  8–10 (2–4)
Millett Hall (1,573)
Oxford, OH
01/30/2013
7:00 PM
Toledo L 78–85  8–11 (2–5)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,219)
Muncie, IN
02/02/2013
2:00 PM
at Bowling Green L 59–70  8–12 (2–6)
Stroh Center (3,128)
Bowling Green, OH
02/06/2013
7:00 PM
Ohio L 42–69  8–13 (2–7)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,114)
Muncie, IN
02/09/2013
6:00 PM, STO/ESPN3
Western Michigan W 65–62  9–13 (3–7)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,458)
Muncie, IN
02/13/2013
8:00 PM
at Northern Illinois W 56–52  10–13 (4–7)
Convocation Center (864)
DeKalb, IL
02/16/2013
2:00 PM
Eastern Michigan L 50–56  10–14 (4–8)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,491)
Muncie, IN
02/23/2013*
6:30 PM
at Southeast Missouri State
BracketBusters
W 85–82  11–14
Show Me Center (2,484)
Cape Girardeau, MO
02/27/2013
7:00 PM
Central Michigan W 95–90  12–14 (5–8)
John E. Worthen Arena (2,901)
Muncie, IN
03/02/2013
2:00 PM
at Toledo W 86–72  13–14 (6–8)
Savage Arena (3,904)
Toledo, OH
03/05/2013
7:00 PM
at Western Michigan W 89–85  14–14 (7–8)
University Arena (2,539)
Kalamazoo, MI
03/09/2013
2:00 PM
Northern Illinois W 53–51  15–14 (8–8)
John E. Worthen Arena (3,237)
Muncie, IN
2013 MAC Men's Basketball Tournament
03/13/2013
6:30 PM, STO/ESPN3
vs. Buffalo
Second Round
L 61–76  15–15
Quicken Loans Arena (2,147)
Cleveland, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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