2002 Ball State Cardinals Football Team
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2002 Ball State Cardinals Football Team
2002 Ball State Cardinals football
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ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2002 record6-6 (4-4 MAC)
Head coach
Home stadiumBall State Stadium
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 24 Marshall x$   7 1         11 2  
UCF   6 2         7 5  
Miami   5 3         7 5  
Ohio   4 4         4 8  
Akron   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   1 7         3 9  
Buffalo   0 8         1 11  
West Division
Toledo xy   7 1         9 5  
Northern Illinois x   7 1         8 4  
Bowling Green   6 2         9 3  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Western Michigan   3 5         4 8  
Central Michigan   2 6         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 49, Toledo 45
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2002 Ball State Cardinals football team represented Ball State University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Cardinals were led by eighth-year head coach Bill Lynch. The Cardinals played their home games at Ball State Stadium as members of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). They finished the season 6-6, 4-4 in MAC play to finish in third place in the West Division. After the season, Lynch was fired as the Cardinals' head coach. Despite finishing the season with a 6-6 record, the Cardinals did not participate in a bowl game.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 7 at Missouri* L 6-41 49,282
September 14 Indiana State* W 23-21 12,924
September 21 at Clemson* L 7-30 70,000
September 28 at Connecticut* W 24-21 OT 16,849
October 5 Northern Illinois
L 29-41 14,499
October 12 at Toledo L 17-37 25,926
October 19 Eastern Michigan
  • Ball State Stadium
  • Muncie, IN
W 42-17 15,975
October 26 at No. 24 Bowling Green L 20-38 21,039
November 2 Western Michigan
  • Ball State Stadium
  • Muncie, IN
W 17-7 12,892
November 16 at Central Michigan W 38-21 8,235
November 23 Buffalo
  • Ball State Stadium
  • Muncie, IN
W 41-21 7,957
November 30 at Marshall L 14-38 23,824
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "2002 Football Schedule". Ball State Athletic Department. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Ball State Cardinals Schedule 2002". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2020.

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