Eastern Michigan (5-11, 2-10) vs. Ball State (9-11, 7-8)
John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ball State plays host to Eastern Michigan in a MAC matchup. Each squad is coming off of a home victory this past Saturday. Ball State earned a 97-91 win over Central Michigan, while Eastern Michigan got a 91-57 blowout win over Northern Illinois.
TEAM LEADERS: Ball State’s Ishmael El-Amin has averaged 16.2 points while K.J. Walton has put up 15.2 points and 5.6 rebounds. For the Eagles, Ty Groce has averaged 14.9 points and 6.6 rebounds while Yeikson Montero has put up 12.9 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.4 steals.GIFTED GROCE: Groce has connected on 35.1 percent of the 37 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 5 of 12 over the last three games. He’s also made 74.1 percent of his foul shots this season.