The Ball State Cardinals (10 - 6, 1 - 2 CONF) are on the road this week as they face off against the hometown Bowling Green Falcons (11 - 5, 3 - 0 CONF). Bowling Green will be hosting this game at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH. Bowling Green comes into this game riding a seven-game winning streak but the Falcons will be slight underdogs even at home. Ball State has dropped back-to-back games and the Cardinals are desperate to get back in the win column.
Bowling Green will be taking the floor with a team that has shown no signs of slowing down over the last month. Bowling Green is scoring 80 PPG on 45% shooting from the floor. Demajeo Wiggins (14 PPG, 12 RPG) has turned into a force down low and his ability to kick it out to Justin Turner (20 PPG, 4 RPG, 4 APG) on the wing has turned into a deadly 1-2 punch.
Ball State is scoring 82 PPG on offense while shooting 50% from the floor as a team. Despite Ball State's high scoring offense, the Cardinals occasionally fall into prolonged stretches where nothing seems to fall. Ball State is surrendering 73 PPG to opposing teams on defense so far this season. Ball State will look to get out with their run-and-gun attack against Bowling Green.