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Hustle Belt's All-MAC Teams

Did we get most of these right?

Justin Moss was one of two unanimous first-team selections.
Justin Moss was one of two unanimous first-team selections.
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With the MAC Tournament now in full swing, we thought it'd be a good time to poll our writers and pick our all-MAC teams for the regular season. The MAC released their all-conference teams on Monday, and ours are fairly similar. Without further adieu, here are our picks:


Player School
G Julius Brown Toledo
G Chris Fowler Central Michigan
F Maurice Ndour Ohio
F Justin Moss Buffalo
F Richaun Holmes Bowling Green

This was pretty unanimous among all of our writers. Moss and Fowler were unanimous selections, while Brown and and Holmes were on almost all of the ballots. The closest decision was between Ndour and Jimmy Hall, who were separated by just two votes.


Player School
G Eric Washington Miami
G Ray Lee Eastern Michigan
G Shannon Evans Buffalo
G/F David Brown Western Michigan
F Jimmy Hall Kent State

Let's go with the John Cooper Miami RedHawk four-guard lineup with our second-team. This wouldn't be a great team match-up wise, but the backcourt is lethal. Washington, Lee and Evans all had great years and while David Brown wasn't as effective this year as last year, he still had a solid season. Hall is the newcomer of the year, and as just a sophomore he's got two years left. Not a lot to argue about here.


Player School
G Devareaux Manley Kent State
G/F Connar Tava Western Michigan
F J.D. Weatherspoon Toledo
F John Simons Central Michigan
C Pat Forsythe Akron

Manley appeared on many of our voters' ballots, which is saying something for a guy who came to Kent State with only one Division 1 offer. It's good to see Simons on this list, as he was one of the guys who took Central Michigan from the doldrums to the best team in the conference.  Forsythe had a breakout year after struggling a little bit in his first couple of years in Akron. Weatherspoon and Tava didn't have amazing years by all means, but both had solid seasons.

All-Freshman Team

Player School
G Lamonte Bearden Buffalo
G Noah Robotham Akron
G Thomas Wilder Western Michigan
G/F Josh Kozinski Central Michigan
F Sean Sellers Ball State

How strong is this freshman class, especially at the point guard position? Buffalo, Akron and Western Michigan are set at point guard for the next few years and these three are the future of the MAC. We're not even mentioning guys like Antino Jackson, Ryan Taylor, Francis Kiapway and Drake LaMont, who are all talented as well. This conference has a bright future, and these are the guys that will take it there.