Ball State Closes Out 2011 With Game Against Chicago State

Updated 12/31/2011
MAC Men's Basketball Daily (12-31-11)

 MAC Men's Basketball Daily - Saturday, December 31

Chicago State (0-13, 0-0 Great West) at Ball State (6-4, 0-0 MAC)
2 p.m. • Ball State leads series 2-0
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• The Cardinals return home after the holiday break and begin a three-game homestand New Year’s Eve as they host Chicago State in the first game of a men’s/women’s doubleheader at Worthen Arena. Senior forward Jarrod Jones leads the Cardinals and is second in the Mid-American Conference in scoring at 18.2 points per game. Jones ranks 24th in NCAA Division I in scoring this season. He ranks 27th in the country in field goal percentage at 56.5 percent (65-of-115) and 78th in free throw percentage at 85.5 percent (47-of-55)...Chicago State enters Saturday’s game with an 0-13 record, including an 0-10 mark on the road. The Cougars have played one Mid-American Conference team this season, suffering a 73-61 home loss to Toledo. Jeremy Robinson leads the team in scoring at 14.2 points per game and is second on the team with 6.9 rebounds per game