2018-2019 Ball State Cardinals

2018-2019 Ball State Cardinals Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Kani Acree Fr F 6-6 190 - Carbondale (IL) United States Carbondale High School
11 Jarron Coleman Fr SG 6-5 190 - Indianapolis (IN) United States Cathedral High School
5 Ishmael El-Amin So PG 6-1 172 Dec 2, 1998 Minnetonka (MN) United States Hopkins High School
15 Zach Gunn So PF 6-6 220 Nov 6, 1998 Fishers (IN) United States Hamilton Southeastern High School
12 Brachen Hazen So SF 6-8 215 May 7, 1997 Columbia City (IN) United States Columbia City High School
44 Blake Huggins Fr C 6-10 241 - Troy (TN) United States Obion County Central High School
14 Kyle Mallers Jr SF 6-7 220 Oct 15, 1997 Fort Wayne (IN) United States Carroll High School
24 Trey Moses Sr PF 6-9 245 Aug 21, 1997 Louisville (KY) United States Eastern High School
20 Austin Nehls Sr SG 6-3 185 - Tucson (AZ) United States Cheshire Academy
2 Tayler Persons Sr G 6-3 220 Aug 31, 1995 Kokomo (IN) United States Kokomo High School
25 Tahjai Teague Jr PF 6-8 222 Jun 25, 1997 Indianapolis (IN) United States Pike High School
0 Miryne Thomas So F 6-8 190 - Cleveland (OH) United States Cleveland Central Catholic High School
3 Josh Thompson Jr G 6-0 200 Jun 15, 1996 Indianapolis (IN) United States Lawrence North High School
1 K.J. Walton Jr SG 6-3 202 Jul 20, 1996 Brownsburg (IN) United States Brownsburg High School

Recent Ball State Cardinals History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 6-4 1st (MAC) N/A 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

2018-2019 Ball State Cardinals Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Persons K. Walton K. Mallers T. Teague T. Moses
Rotation I. El-Amin A. Nehls B. Hazen Z. Gunn  
Rotation J. Thompson        
Lim PT     M. Thomas   B. Huggins

2018-2019 Ball State Cardinals Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tayler Persons 10 31.3 16.8 4.2 5.0 0.9 0.1 3.3
K.J. Walton 10 26.8 15.0 4.5 1.1 0.9 0.3 2.0
Tahjai Teague 10 26.7 13.7 6.7 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.7
Kyle Mallers 10 27.9 8.8 4.2 1.4 0.8 0.2 1.9
Trey Moses 10 26.4 7.9 6.4 1.7 0.7 2.2 2.3
Brachen Hazen 7 18.6 6.4 4.7 0.4 0.0 0.3 1.1
Zach Gunn 10 13.0 5.6 2.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.3
Ishmael El-Amin 10 19.6 5.3 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.2 1.2
Austin Nehls 8 9.5 2.0 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.4
Josh Thompson 10 9.2 1.2 0.7 1.6 0.5 0.1 0.6
Blake Huggins 4 2.8 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0

2018-2019 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)
Brian Thornton Assistant Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Ben Botts Assistant Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Fort Wayne, 2014 to 2018)
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)
Neal Hazen Head Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 N/A
Troy Hershman Assistant Athletic Trainer 2007-2008 N/A
Jillian Brigle Assistant Athletic Trainer 2010-2011 N/A