Now the Cardinals hit the road once again for a showdown in Ann Arbor versus the 2-0 Michigan Wolverines. Wednesday’s game tips at 7 p.m. on the Big Ten Network.
It was the best performance of the year for Drew Plitt, as Ball State’s redshirt senior quarterback led the Cardinals to a 27-24 win on the road against the Toledo Rockets.
Now sporting a 3-1 record and controlling its own destiny in the MAC West, Ball State finds itself in a position it could get used to.
Ball State has consistently played in close games in conference play, with eight of the last 11 games being decided by a score or less, including all three games this year.
Ball State faces three MAC West contenders in a row to finish the regular season starting Saturday at Toledo.
With a 21-10 (13-5 MAC) overall record last season, Ball State won 13 more games than they did in the entire 2018-19 campaign.
Senior guard Ishmael El-Amin highlights an experienced Ball State squad that can do real damage in the MAC and beyond this season.