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.
The man who knotted the game up at 14 heading into the second half and earned himself Ball State’s defensive player of the game: AJ Uzodinma.