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  1. Ball State frosh wins free tuition for a semester with half-court shot (VIDEO)

    Aug 21, 2015, 4:10 PM EDT

    Ball State v San Diego State

    This is the second time in the last three years a freshman has done this at Ball State’s “Welcome Week.”

  2. Reigning A-Sun Freshman of the Year transferring to Ball State

    May 15, 2015, 9:28 PM EDT

    Northern Kentucky v Nebraska

    The 6-foot-3 guard also held an offer from Xavier and received interest from Purdue.

  3. Central Michigan lands former Youngstown State guard

    Apr 19, 2015, 10:05 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Marcus Keene averaged 15.6 ppg last season, and with Chris Fowler entering his senior season this is a good pickup for the Chippewas.

  4. Reports: Bowling Green to hire former player, Miami assistant as new head coach

    Apr 15, 2015, 11:26 PM EDT

    University of Miami

    Michael Huger played at Bowling Green from 1989-93, and he’s been on Jim Larranaga’s coaching staff at Miami and George Mason over the last eight years.

  5. Buffalo, head coach Bobby Hurley discussing contract extension

    Mar 25, 2015, 6:38 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    While there is a report stating that the two parties have agreed in principle to a new deal, there’s also a report that Hurley still intends to speak with DePaul this week.

  6. Mid-American Conference tournament to remain in Cleveland through 2023

    Feb 18, 2015, 4:42 PM EDT

    Mid-American Conference

    The men’s tournament has been played at “The Q” every year since 2000, with the women making the move a year later.

  7. Mononucleosis to sideline Kent State sophomore forward indefinitely

    Feb 4, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Rob Senderoff (AP Photo)

    Jimmy Hall currently leads the Golden Flashes, who are tied atop the MAC East standings, in both scoring and rebounding.

  8. Akron suspends All-MAC senior forward indefinitely

    Nov 16, 2014, 6:08 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Demetrius Treadwell’s suspension means that even more will be asked of Kwan Cheatham moving forward.

  9. Ball State head coach James Whitford adds Danny Peters to coaching staff

    Jun 6, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT


    Ball State’s James Whitford has filled the last remaining vacancy on his coaching staff.

  10. Western Michigan, head coach Steve Hawkins agree to six-year contract

    Jun 5, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

    Steve Hawkins

    WMU rewards its head coach after last season’s NCAA tournament appearance.

  11. Ball State head coach James Whitford adds Brian Thornton to coaching staff

    May 9, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT


    Ball State announced the hiring of Brian Thornton as an assistant coach.

  12. Buffalo lands junior college guard Rodell Wigginton

    Apr 27, 2014, 1:13 AM EDT

    Bobby Hurley, Joshua Freelove

    Buffalo added a sixth player to its 2014 recruiting class Saturday, with JUCO guard Rodell Wigginton committing to Bobby Hurley’s program.

  13. Mark Alstork, Quinten Payne to leave Ball State program

    Mar 27, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT


    Ball State announces that two players have decided to transfer from the program.

  14. Report: Bowling Green to hire Wichita State associate head coach Chris Jans

    Mar 23, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT

    Wichita State Athletics

    No. 1 Wichita State will have a vacancy to fill on its coaching staff, as associate head coach Chris Jans will reportedly accept the position at Bowling Green.

  15. Kent State beats Akron on Darren Goodson’s banked-in three (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT

    Kent State Athletics

    Conference play hasn’t been as enjoyable for Rob Senderoff’s Kent State Golden Flashes as they would have hoped, with Kent State entering Saturday’s game against rival Akron with a 2-5 record in MAC play. Akron, on the other hand, entered the game in sole possession of first place in the MAC East and looked to…

  16. Preseason MAC favorite Toledo wins at Boston College

    Nov 14, 2013, 9:44 PM EDT


    The East Division’s run of dominance in the Mid-American Conference has been well-documented, with programs such as Akron, Ohio and Kent State having a firm grip on the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. The last time a team from the West earned that bid was in 2004, when Western Michigan won the conference…

  17. Eastern Michigan wins first regular season game of the 2013-14 campaign

    Nov 8, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT

    Rob Murphy

    The college basketball season is finally underway, and we’ve got our first winner: Eastern Michigan. With junior college transfer Karrington Ward leading four players in double figures with 17 points, the Eagles took care of Albion by the final score of 77-45. Glenn Bryant added 12 points off the bench for EMU and senior center…

  18. Fans will select Kent State’s uniform for season opener on November 8

    Oct 24, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT

    Rob Senderoff

    With actual college basketball games being played just over two weeks from today, programs across the country are working to prepare themselves to put their best foot forward during the second weekend of November. That can also be said of the marketing staffs, with workers hard at work to stir up excitement within the fan…