2019-2020 Ball State Cardinals

2019-2020 Ball State Cardinals Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Kani Acree Fr F 6-6 205 - Carbondale (IL) United States Carbondale High School
2 Luke Bumbalough Fr G 6-1 175 - New Castle (IN) United States New Castle Chrysler High School
11 Jarron Coleman Fr SG 6-5 208 - Indianapolis (IN) United States Cathedral High School
5 Ishmael El-Amin Jr PG 6-1 195 Dec 2, 1998 Minnetonka (MN) United States Hopkins High School
15 Zach Gunn Jr PF 6-6 210 Nov 6, 1998 Fishers (IN) United States Hamilton Southeastern High School
12 Brachen Hazen Jr SF 6-8 215 May 7, 1997 Columbia City (IN) United States Columbia City High School
35 Ben Hendriks Fr C 6-10 205 Jun 6, 2000 Mississauga Canada Orangeville Prep
44 Blake Huggins So C 6-10 245 Jun 14, 1999 Troy (TN) United States Obion County Central High School
4 Lucas Kroft Fr F 6-5 195 - Fort Wayne (IN) United States Richmond High School
14 Kyle Mallers Sr SF 6-7 217 Oct 15, 1997 Fort Wayne (IN) United States Carroll High School
25 Tahjai Teague Sr PF 6-8 215 Jun 25, 1997 Indianapolis (IN) United States Pike High School
0 Miryne Thomas So F 6-8 199 - Cleveland (OH) United States Cleveland Central Catholic High School
3 Josh Thompson Sr G 6-0 194 Jun 15, 1996 Indianapolis (IN) United States Lawrence North High School
1 K.J. Walton Sr SG 6-3 200 Jul 20, 1996 Brownsburg (IN) United States Brownsburg High School

Recent Ball State Cardinals History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 11-7 (4-1) 3rd (MAC) N/A N/A
2018-2019 16-17 (6-12) 10th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 19-13 (10-8) 4th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 21-13 (11-7) 2nd (MAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 21-14 (10-8) 3rd (MAC) 1st Rnd CIT 3rd Rnd
2014-2015 7-23 (2-15) 12th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 5-25 (2-16) 12th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 15-15 (8-8) 6th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 15-15 (6-10) 8th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 19-13 (10-6) 4th (MAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-15 (8-8) 6th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 14-17 (7-9) 6th (MAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 6-24 (5-11) 10th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 9-22 (5-11) 9th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 10-18 (6-12) 9th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 15-13 (10-8) 8th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 14-15 (10-8) 6th (MAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 13-17 (8-10) 8th (MAC) 1st Rnd N/A

2019-2020 Ball State Cardinals Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Bumbalough I. El-Amin J. Coleman K. Mallers T. Teague
Rotation J. Thompson K. Walton B. Hazen    
Rotation     K. Acree    
Lim PT     L. Kroft M. Thomas B. Huggins
Lim PT       Z. Gunn B. Hendriks

2019-2020 Ball State Cardinals Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tahjai Teague 18 28.2 14.7 8.4 1.8 1.5 1.4 2.2
Ishmael El-Amin 18 30.7 14.6 3.4 2.7 1.1 0.2 1.8
Kyle Mallers 18 28.1 10.2 4.2 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.7
K.J. Walton 10 20.7 7.8 5.0 0.7 0.9 0.2 1.1
Jarron Coleman 18 23.3 7.7 4.0 2.9 0.8 0.1 2.3
Luke Bumbalough 18 24.1 7.6 1.1 1.4 0.4 0.2 1.1
Brachen Hazen 17 15.9 4.9 3.8 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.2
Josh Thompson 18 18.6 3.8 1.7 2.7 1.2 0.1 1.3
Kani Acree 12 13.2 3.2 2.6 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.7
Blake Huggins 3 3.0 1.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7
Miryne Thomas 8 6.6 1.5 1.0 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.4
Lucas Kroft 12 9.2 1.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Ben Hendriks 5 7.0 0.8 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.6

2019-2020 Ball State Cardinals Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
James Whitford Head Coach 2013-2014 Associate Head Coach (Arizona, 2012 to 2013)
Jason Grunkemeyer Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Ball State, 2013 to 2015)
Ben Botts Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Fort Wayne, 2014 to 2018)
Matt Crenshaw Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Associate Head Coach (Iowa Wesleyan, 2011 to 2015)
Beth Goetz Athletic Director 2018-2019 Athletic Director (Minnesota, 2015 to 2016)
Kindon Crowder Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Graduate Manager (Ball State, 2015 to 2018)
Michael Clark Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2015-2016 Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations (Eastern Kentucky, 2014 to 2015)
Neal Hazen Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Shawn Comer Associate Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 N/A
Troy Hershman Assistant Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 N/A
Jillian Brigle Assistant Athletic Trainer 2010-2011 N/A