Brandon Hickey

Basketball Editor/Akron Expert

University of Akron Grad Student. Going to school to be a tax accountant, so I'm the most exciting person you'll ever meet. I know way too much about MAC basketball.


Toledo Takes Out Rival Bowling Green

The Rockets used a 35-8 free throw disparity to knock off the Falcons at Savage Arena. Toledo moves to 7-2 in the MAC and is a full game up on Western Michigan in the West.

MAC Hoops Gets Two Teams in Mid-Major Top Ten

Ohio moved up four spots after the big win over Toledo while the Rockets fell just two. Akron didn't lose much ground either after a 1-1 week. The MAC and the West Coast Conference were the only two conferences represented by three teams in the poll.

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 13

We have a new number one in the power rankings this week, and if what happens the last time they were in the top spot happens again, they won't be number one next week.

Akron Obliterates Ball State on Memorable Night

It really wasn't about the game on Wednesday night between Akron and Ball State. It was to show support to Akron DOBO Dan Peters, who is fighting pancreatic cancer. The "Purple Out" was a success, both on the court and in the hearts of all who went.

Mid-Season Report Card: Central Michigan Chippewas

The Chips haven't won a game yet this year. Is more losing on the horizon, or can they turn it around?

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 12

Eastern Michigan falls after an 0-2 week and Akron solidifies their spot in the top three.

Akron holds off pesky Central Michigan

Blake Hibbitts did his best but it just wasn't enough as Akron hit some clutch threes late to pull away.

Ohio Completes Massive Comeback in Win over EMU

It didn't start out well, but Ohio pulled out a gritty road win over Eastern Michigan to improve their record to 4-2 in MAC play.

MAC Basketball Saturday Open Thread

Basketball starts at 11am today with Ohio-Eastern Michigan and continues throughout the day with three other men's games and two women's games.

MAC Basketball Power Rankings - Week 11

Five teams are tied at 3-1 and do not seem to have any difference between them. Let's try to make a little sense of this mess at the top of the standings.

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