Ball State football's defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Jay Bateman discusses Wednesday's NIU game with Joel Godett.
The Cardinals are coming off a 44-24 win against Central Michigan. Ball State sits at 9-1 on the season and has yet to drop a conference game. NIU is undefeated at home this season, having not lost a game in DeKalb since 2009.
The Cardinals will play at Northern Illinois in an 8 p.m. game, broadcast on the Ball State Radio Network and available on ESPN2.