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Midwest Connection: Ball State, SIU, Miami (OH), Xavier Make Waves


Several cold-weather teams opened eyes with strong showings in week one. Our Midwest coverage duo of Burke Granger and Patrick Ebert look at four teams that really stood out: Ball State, Southern Illinois, Miami (OH) and Xavier.

Cardinals Split in Desert Marks Milestone Weekend for Maloney

Getting consistent outside reps prior to the season opener is always a challenge for cold weather teams. The harshness of this Midwest winter in particular, however, meant that Ball State wouldn’t get a single open-air practice after Christmas break until they landed in Arizona to square off in a four game set against[…]