Here are your women's basketball seedings, fresh off the presses:
First Round: Saturday, March 3 at higher-seed (all games streamed on mac-sports.com):
(12) Ball State at (5) Central Michigan, 2 p.m.
(9) Kent State at (8) Ohio, 12 p.m.
(10) Western Michigan at (7) Northern Illinois, 4:05 p.m.
(11) Buffalo at (6) Akron, 2 p.m.
Second Round: Wednesday, March 7 at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena
BSU/CMU winner vs. KSU/OHIO winner, 12 p.m.
WMU/NIU winner vs. Buffalo/Akron winner, 2:30 p.m.
Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 8 at Quicken Loans Arena
CMU/OHIO/KSU/BSU winner vs. (4) Miami, 12 p.m.
Akron/WMU/Buffalo/NIU winner vs. (3) Toledo, 2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 9 at Quicken Loans Arena
Miami/CMU/OHIO/KSU/BSU winner vs. (1) Bowling Green, 12 p.m. (STO/ESPN Full Court/ESPN3)
Toledo/Akron/WMU/Buffalo/NIU winner vs. (2) Eastern Michigan, 2:30 p.m. (STO/ESPN Full Court/ESPN3)
Saturday, March 10 at Quicken Loans Arena
1 p.m. (STO/ESPN Full Court/ESPN)
And of course we're going to have more coverage of the women's tournament, including picks, even though its first round falls on the same day as the men's regular season finales.
The initial thoughts: that BGSU, with a regular season title, is the surprise of the year given how many seniors they lost. They're in great position now that Toledo and Eastern are stuck in the same bracket. But we'll see how it shakes down.