It should be a good day for Boilermakers basketball at Mackey Arena on Tuesday as Purdue hosts Ball State. The game gets underway at 7:00 EST and it will be shown on ESPN3.com. The Boilermakers check in at 4-6 overall. Meanwhile, the Cardinals have a record of 5-4. Over the past four years, the Purdue record against Ball State is 2-0.
StatSmack! Purdue is better than Ball State
AP voters think more highly of Purdue and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Ball State (76 vs 0).
More property crime happens in Muncie so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to West Lafayette -- according to the FBI).
Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Purdue has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Ball State (3 vs 0).
It must sting. Purdue has blown out Ball State by 20 points or more on 3 occasions since 2008.