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Ball State bowl eligible after 20-3 victory over Buffalo

Nov. 23, 2021 23:03 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Drew Plitt threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score — in the first quarter — and Ball State became bowl eligible with a 20-3 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night. It's just the third time in program history that the Cardinals (6-6, 4-4...

Nichols tops 2K yards in C. Michigan win over Ball St.

Nov. 17, 2021 22:57 PM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Lew Nichols III ran for three scores and 219 yards and Central Michigan piled up 567 yards of offense and beat Ball State 37-17 on Wednesday night. Nichols topped 2,000-career rushing yards when he ran for 131 yards in the first half against the...

Richardson boots Northern Illinois past Ball State 30-29

Nov. 10, 2021 23:59 PM EST

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — John Richardson kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired and Northern Illinois defeated Ball State 30-29 on Wednesday night in a game that saw three lead changes in the final 2-plus minutes. Northern Illinois drove 69 yards in 14 plays to take a...

Plitt throws for 3 TDs, Ball State holds off Akron 31-25

Nov. 02, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Drew Plitt threw for three touchdowns, Justin Hall had a receiving and rushing touchdown, and Ball State held off Akron 31-25 on Tuesday night. Ball State led 28-10 before Akron rallied with two touchdowns in the opening five minutes of the fourth...

Weatherford's late interception seals it for Miami (Ohio)

Oct. 23, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Sterling Weatherford intercepted a Drew Plitt pass in the end zone with 60 seconds left and Miami (Ohio) held off Ball State 24-17 on Saturday. Miami had a chance at a two-possession lead with 2:10 remaining in the fourth quarter but Graham Nicholson...

Ball State holds off E. Michigan 38-31; Hall sets FBS mark

Oct. 16, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Drew Plitt passed for 207 yards and a touchdown, Justin Hall rushed for two scores and Ball State eked out a 38-31 win against Eastern Michigan on Saturday. The Cardinals (4-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference), jumped ahead 14-0 after a quarter with...

Ball State pulls away late, beats Western Michigan 45-20

Oct. 09, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Drew Plitt passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns — including a 75-yarder to Jalen McGaughy on the first play from scrimmage — and Ball State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Western Michigan 45-20 in Mid-American Conference action on Saturday. ...

Hall scores on 99-yard return, Ball State beats Army 28-16

Oct. 02, 2021 20:53 PM EDT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Justin Hall returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown, Drew Plitt threw two TD passes and Ball State beat Army 28-16 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Plitt was 17-of-28 passing for 233 yards with no interceptions and Hall...

Clifford leads No. 11 Penn State over Ball State 44-13

Sep. 11, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — When Penn State hired Mike Yurcich to be its new offensive coordinator, the team's backs and receivers were ecstatic. They knew there likely would be a lot of opportunities for all of them to make plays. The No. 11 Nittany Lions' 44-13 win...

No. 11 Penn State anticipating tough matchup with Ball State

Sep. 09, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Weeks like this are why Penn State coach James Franklin tries to keep his messaging focused on the opponent at hand. If he talks about a weeks-away SEC foe or a looming Big Ten road trip, it may appear that Franklin is overlooking Penn...