clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

MAC men's basketball open thread: The final week

New, 61 comments

We have a full slate of MACtion tonight, with five games on free streaming!

David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

What a year it has been in this league. With just two games left in the season for every team, there is still a chance for most of the teams in the league to get into one of the four bye positions. If a team doesn't get to a bye, then they have to win five games in a span of six days in order to grad the MAC's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

Tonight's games will be fun. Akron goes to Miami with revenge and a chance at a top-four seed on their minds. Toledo goes to Central Michigan for a week one rematch that could decide who takes that coveted number one seed. Buffalo hosts Ohio with intentions of sticking it to the Bobcats after Ohio beat Buffalo on a last second dunk earlier in the season. Kent State will go to the Stroh Center to try and split their series with the Falcons, and avoid a three-game losing streak. Eastern Michigan can help their chances of getting a tournament home game by giving Ball State its fifteenth loss in a row (sorry, Keith). Currently projected as the eight-seed, Western Michigan needs a win at Northern Illinois to stay in the hunt for a top-four seed.

Time Game Watch
7:00 Akron at Miami $$$$
7:00 Toledo at Central Michigan ESPN3
7:00 Ohio at Buffalo ESPN3
7:00 Kent State at Bowling Green TWC Sports/ESPN3
7:00 Eastern Michigan at Ball State ESPN3
8:00 Western Michigan at Northern Illinois ESPN3

Five games are being streamed for free today. That doesn't happen too often. Enjoy while you have it.

Anyway, enjoy the MACtion and try to figure out the mess of MAC basketball in the comments.