After a tough stretch last week, Ohio got some time off before Wednesday’s game against Ball State.
After a run of four games in eight days, including wins against two of the MAC’s best teams in Buffalo and Toledo, Ohio had three days to rest following Saturday’s loss at Western Michigan.
Ohio welcomes Ball State to The Convo on Wednesday with a chance to continue its climb up the MAC standings.
Opponent: Ball State
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: The Convo
How to watch: ESPN3
How to listen: Listen here
Live stats: Live stats can be followed here.
Meet the Opponent
Coach: Brady Sallee (10th season)
00 Ally Becki
02 Chyna Latimer
10 Thelma Dis Agustsdottir
11 Sydney Freeman
14 Marie Kiefer
Individual Statistics Leaders
Field goal percentage: Jazmyn Turner (59.1%)
3-point percentage: Anna Clephane (45.2%)
Free throw percentage: Freeman (89.5%)
Points per game: Clephane (16.2)
Rebounds per game: Becki (5.4)
Assists per game: Becki (4.2)
Team Statistical Profile
Points per game: 70.5
Field goal percentage: 42.2%
3-point percentage: 32.1%
Free throw percentage: 69.1%
Rebounds per game: 36
Assists per game: 15.7
Turnovers per game: 14.3
Steals per game: 8.1
Ohio has dominated Ball State in recent years. It has won 10 of the last 11 games between the two programs and holds a 39-28 all-time record over Ball State.
The Bobcats and Cardinals last faced each other on March 10, 2021 in the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinals. The Bobcats defeated the Cardinals 61-59.
Ball State did win their last game in Athens, however. It pulled out an 88-85 overtime victory on Jan. 13, 2021.
Player to Watch
Becki — she’s not only Ball State’s rebounds and assists leader, but also scored 21 points in Ball State’s win over Buffalo last Wednesday. The freshman has had to step up in the absence of leading scorer Clephane, who has not played since Jan. 9.