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2021 MAC Men’s Basketball Stat Corner: GROUNDHOG DAY EDITION

It’s Groundhog Day (again) and we have the stats from the men’s basketball season.

“Punxsutawney Phil” Looks For His Shadow At Annual Groundhog Day Ritual In PA Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

Stats were compiled via the MAC’s website and BartTorvik.com:


Team Stats

Offensive Points Per Game

  1. Kent State - 82.3
  2. Buffalo - 81.8
  3. Toledo - 80.6
  4. Ohio - 79.9
  5. Bowling Green - 79.5
  6. Akron - 79.1
  7. Central Michigan - 78.7
  8. Miami - 72.5
  9. Eastern Michigan - 71.7
  10. Ball State - 70.9
  11. Western Michigan - 62.5
  12. Northern Illinois - 59.4

Defensive Points Per Game

  1. Akron - 67.4
  2. Miami - 70.1
  3. Toledo - 70.6
  4. Western Michigan - 70.9
  5. Kent State - 72.5
  6. Ball State - 72.9
  7. Ohio - 73.6
  8. Northern Illinois - 75.1
  9. Eastern Michigan - 75.8
  10. Buffalo - 76.1
  11. Bowling Green - 76.4
  12. Central Michigan - 78.1

Offensive Shooting Percentage

  1. Ohio - .482
  2. Kent State - .465
  3. Akron - .463
  4. Buffalo - .458
  5. Toledo - .457
  6. Central Michigan - .450
  7. Miami - .447
  8. Ball State - .434
  9. Western Michigan - .433
  10. Bowling Green - .426
  11. Eastern Michigan - .410
  12. Northern Illinois - .398

Defensive Shooting Percentage

  1. Kent State - .415
  2. Akron - .419
  3. Buffalo - .421
  4. Toledo - .427
  5. Western Michigan - .430
  6. Ball State - .433
  7. Central Michigan - .442
  8. Miami - .451
  9. Bowling Green - .451
  10. Ohio - .454
  11. Northern Illinois - .472
  12. Eastern Michigan - .480

Three-Point Shooting Percentage

  1. Toledo - .388
  2. Miami - .375
  3. Ohio - .354
  4. Central Michigan - .339
  5. Kent State - .338
  6. Ball State - .338
  7. Buffalo - .333
  8. Akron - .333
  9. Bowling Green - .330
  10. Western Michigan - .308
  11. Northern Illinois - .290
  12. Eastern Michigan - .282

Free Throw Percentage

  1. Toledo - .768
  2. Akron - .765
  3. Kent State - .765
  4. Eastern Michigan - .759
  5. Bowling Green - .754
  6. Miami - .744
  7. Ball State - .710
  8. Ohio - .687
  9. Buffalo - .652
  10. Western Michigan - .652
  11. Central Michigan - .642
  12. Northern Illinois - .624

Average Rebounding Margin

  1. Kent State - 8.3
  2. Akron - 6.8
  3. Buffalo - 4.8
  4. Northern Illinois - 1.6
  5. Toledo - 1.5
  6. Ohio - 0.1
  7. Central Michigan - -0.4
  8. Miami - -0.8
  9. Bowling Green - -1.2
  10. Western Michigan - -2.2
  11. Eastern Michigan - -2.3
  12. Ball State - -3.1

Average Turnover Margin

  1. Eastern Michigan - 3.25
  2. Ohio - 3.25
  3. Bowling Green - 3.24
  4. Miami - 2.15
  5. Toledo - 1.37
  6. Central Michigan - 0.94
  7. Ball State - -0.43
  8. Kent State - -0.46
  9. Akron - -0.46
  10. Buffalo - -0.50
  11. Western Michigan - -3.69
  12. Northern Illinois - -3.83

Adjusted Offensive Efficiency

  1. Toledo - 115.2
  2. Ohio - 111.4
  3. Kent State - 108.2
  4. Miami - 105.7
  5. Buffalo - 104.9
  6. Bowling Green - 104.8
  7. Akron - 104.0
  8. Ball State - 99.7
  9. Central Michigan - 99.7
  10. Eastern Michigan - 99.2
  11. Western Michigan - 96.1
  12. Northern Illinois - 93.2

Adjusted Defensive Efficiency

  1. Akron - 98.5
  2. Buffalo - 99.7
  3. Kent State - 100.5
  4. Toledo - 101.5
  5. Ball State - 101.5
  6. Western Michigan - 103.1
  7. Bowling Green - 103.6
  8. Miami - 103.9
  9. Ohio - 104.2
  10. Eastern Michigan - 105.8
  11. Northern Illinois - 106.1
  12. Central Michigan - 107.7

Individual Stats

Points Per Game

  1. Danny Pippen, Kent State - 20.9
  2. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 20.5
  3. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 19.9
  4. Jeenathan Williams, Buffalo - 19.6
  5. Michael Nuga, Kent State - 17.8

Rebounds Per Game

  1. Enrique Freeman, Akron - 9.5
  2. Josh Mballa, Buffalo - 9.4
  3. Danny Pippen, Kent State - 9.2
  4. Daeqwon Plowden, Bowling Green - 8.2
  5. Justyn Hamilton, Kent State - 7.9

Field Goal Percentage

  1. Enrique Freeman, Akron - .762
  2. Dwight Wilson, Ohio - .679
  3. Titus Wright, Western Michigan - .564
  4. Ty Groce, Eastern Michigan - .546
  5. K.J. Walton, Ball State - .530

Far Two-Point Field Goal Percentage

  1. JT Shumate, Toledo - .769
  2. Brock Bertram, Buffalo - .714
  3. Mark Sears, Ohio - .643
  4. Dalonte Brown, Miami - .633
  5. Bryce McBride, Eastern Michigan - .571

Three-Point Field Goal Percentage

  1. Miryne Thomas, Ball State - .500
  2. Ronaldo Segu, Buffalo - .500
  3. Giovanni Santiago, Kent State - .500
  4. Spencer Littleson, Toledo - .478
  5. Ben Roderick, Ohio - .444

Free Throw Percentage

  1. Marreon Jackson, Toledo - .938
  2. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - .908
  3. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - .907
  4. Ronaldo Segu, Buffalo - .857
  5. Ishmael El-Amin, Ball State - .851

Assists Per Game

  1. Jason Preston, Ohio - 7.5
  2. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 6.7
  3. Marreon Jackson, Toledo - 5.6
  4. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 5.1
  5. Malique Jacobs & Giovanni Santiago, Kent State - 4.0

Blocks

  1. Danny Pippen, Kent State - 19
  2. Malik Muhammad, Central Michigan - 17
  3. Enrique Freeman, Akron - 17
  4. Daeqwon Plowden, Bowling Green - 14
  5. Brock Bertram, Buffalo & Ty Groce, Eastern Michigan - 13

Steals

  1. Marreon Jackson, Toledo - 39
  2. Devontae Lane, Central Michigan - 33
  3. Travon Broadway Jr., Central Michigan - 26
  4. Yeikson Montero, Eastern Michigan - 25
  5. Ishmael El-Amin, Ball State - 25

Percent of Minutes Played

  1. Jayvon Graves, Buffalo - 88.3
  2. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 87.4
  3. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 87.0
  4. Bryce McBride, Eastern Michigan - 85.6
  5. Ronaldo Segu, Buffalo - 84.7

Points Over Replacement Per Adjusted Game

  1. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 4.8
  2. Spencer Littleson, Toledo - 4.8
  3. Jason Preston, Ohio - 4.8
  4. Mike Nuga, Kent State - 4.7
  5. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 4.5