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2021 MAC Men’s Basketball Stat Corner: February 23

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NCAA Basketball: Kent State at Xavier Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

Stats were compiled using the MAC’s website and BartOrvik.com.


Team Stats

Offensive Points Per Game

  1. Buffalo - 81.4
  2. Toledo - 80.7
  3. Ohio - 80.1
  4. Akron - 79.3
  5. Kent State - 78.9
  6. Bowling Green - 78.7
  7. Central Michigan - 77.4
  8. Miami - 71.9
  9. Ball State - 70.7
  10. Eastern Michigan - 70.1
  11. Western Michigan - 63.5
  12. Northern Illinois - 60.7

Defensive Points Per Game

  1. Kent State - 69.9
  2. Akron - 69.9
  3. Western Michigan - 71.7
  4. Toledo - 72.2
  5. Miami - 72.8
  6. Buffalo - 73.1
  7. Ohio - 73.4
  8. Ball State - 73.8
  9. Eastern Michigan - 74.9
  10. Northern Illinois - 75.4
  11. Bowling Green - 75.6
  12. Central Michigan - 77.7

Offensive Shooting Percentage

  1. Ohio - .487
  2. Akron - .461
  3. Buffalo - .455
  4. Toledo - .453
  5. Kent State - .450
  6. Central Michigan - .449
  7. Miami - .439
  8. Western Michigan - .432
  9. Ball State - .430
  10. Bowling Green - .425
  11. Eastern Michigan - .406
  12. Northern Illinois - .400

Defensive Shooting Percentage

  1. Kent State - .409
  2. Buffalo - .413
  3. Toledo - .425
  4. Ball State - .428
  5. Akron - .428
  6. Western Michigan - .433
  7. Central Michigan - .448
  8. Ohio - .449
  9. Bowling Green - .451
  10. Northern Illinois - .459
  11. Miami - .461
  12. Eastern Michigan - .478

Three-Point Shooting Percentage

  1. Toledo - .382
  2. Miami - .354
  3. Akron - .351
  4. Ohio - .347
  5. Kent State - .338
  6. Central Michigan - .332
  7. Western Michigan - .331
  8. Buffalo - .331
  9. Ball State - .330
  10. Bowling Green - .326
  11. Northern Illinois - .312
  12. Eastern Michigan - .281

Free Throw Percentage

  1. Kent State - .783
  2. Toledo - .780
  3. Miami - .774
  4. Eastern Michigan - .760
  5. Akron - .759
  6. Bowling Green - .747
  7. Ball State - .728
  8. Ohio - .692
  9. Buffalo - .659
  10. Central Michigan - .655
  11. Western Michigan - .646
  12. Northern Illinois - .603

Average Rebounding Margin

  1. Buffalo - 7.1
  2. Kent State - 6.5
  3. Akron - 4.2
  4. Northern Illinois - 1.4
  5. Ohio - 0.8
  6. Toledo - 0.0
  7. Miami - -0.8
  8. Central Michigan - -1.2
  9. Bowling Green - -1.6
  10. Western Michigan - -2.0
  11. Ball State - -2.1
  12. Eastern Michigan - -3.4

Average Turnover Margin

  1. Bowling Green - 3.95
  2. Eastern Michigan - 3.46
  3. Ohio - 3.00
  4. Miami - 1.33
  5. Toledo - 1.21
  6. Central Michigan - 0.83
  7. Buffalo - 0.25
  8. Akron - -0.17
  9. Kent State - -0.53
  10. Ball State - -1.72
  11. Northern Illinois - -3.33
  12. Western Michigan - -3.88

Adjusted Offensive Efficiency

  1. Toledo - 115.2
  2. Ohio - 111.6
  3. Akron - 108.4
  4. Miami - 107.7
  5. Kent State - 107.5
  6. Buffalo - 107.4
  7. Bowling Green - 105.8
  8. Central Michigan - 100.2
  9. Ball State - 99.6
  10. Western Michigan - 97.9
  11. Eastern Michigan - 97.4
  12. Northern Illinois - 94.9

Adjusted Defensive Efficiency

  1. Buffalo - 98.2
  2. Kent State - 100.7
  3. Ball State - 101.2
  4. Akron - 102.5
  5. Toledo - 103.0
  6. Western Michigan - 103.3
  7. Ohio - 104.3
  8. Bowling Green - 104.4
  9. Eastern Michigan - 107.8
  10. Miami - 107.9
  11. Northern Illinois - 108.2
  12. Central Michigan - 108.8

Individual Stats

Points Per Game

  1. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 20.9
  2. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 20.5
  3. Danny Pippen, Kent State - 20.3
  4. Jeenathan Williams, Buffalo - 18.0
  5. Travon Broadway Jr., Central Michigan - 17.9

Rebounds Per Game

  1. Josh Mballa, Buffalo - 10.1
  2. Enrique Freeman, Akron - 9.1
  3. Danny Pippen, Kent State - 8.9
  4. Daeqwon Plowden, Bowling Green - 7.7
  5. Dwight Wilson, Ohio & Jeenathan Williams, Buffalo - 7.6

Field Goal Percentage

  1. Enrique Freeman, Akron - .744
  2. Dwight Wilson, Ohio - .693
  3. Tervell Beck, Kent State - .573
  4. Titus Wright, Western Michigan - .552
  5. Ty Groce, Eastern Michigan - .538

Far Two-Point Field Goal Percentage

  1. Mark Sears, Ohio - .667
  2. Bryce McBride, Eastern Michigan - .667
  3. JT Shumate, Toledo - .600
  4. Dalonte Brown, Miami - .568
  5. Bryan Trimble Jr. & Enrique Freeman, Akron; LaQuill Harnett, Buffalo; & Miles Brown, Ohio - .500

Three-Point Field Goal Percentage

  1. Giovanni Santiago, Kent State - .484
  2. Spencer Littleson, Toledo - .477
  3. Ronaldo Segu, Buffalo - .455
  4. Dae Dae Grant, Miami - .434
  5. Miryne Thomas, Ball State - .426

Free Throw Percentage

  1. Marreon Jackson, Toledo - .918
  2. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - .891
  3. Dae Dae Grant, Miami - .881
  4. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - .875
  5. Ishmael El-Amin, Ball State - .870

Assists Per Game

  1. Jason Preston, Ohio - 7.4
  2. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 6.7
  3. Marreon Jackson, Toledo - 6.0
  4. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 4.7
  5. Giovanni Santiago, Kent State - 4.1

Blocks per Game

  1. Enrique Freeman, Akron - 1.7
  2. Malik Muhammad, Central Michigan - 1.3
  3. Danny Pippen, Kent State - 1.3
  4. Ty Groce, Eastern Michigan - 1.0
  5. Justyn Hamilton, Kent State & Daeqwon Bowden, Bowling Green - 0.9

Steals per Game

  1. Yeikson Montero, Eastern Michigan - 2.3
  2. Devontae Lane, Central Michigan - 2.1
  3. Marreon Jackson, Toledo - 1.9
  4. Malique Jacobs, Kent State; Bryce McBride, Eastern Michigan; & Josh Mballa, Buffalo - 1.8

Percent of Minutes Played

  1. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 87.6
  2. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 87.6
  3. Giovanni Santiago, Kent State - 86.6
  4. Jayvon Graves, Buffalo - 86.4
  5. Spencer Littleson, Toledo - 85.4

Points Over Replacement Per Adjusted Game

  1. Loren Cristian Jackson, Akron - 4.8
  2. Justin Turner, Bowling Green - 4.5
  3. Spencer Littleson, Toledo - 4.5
  4. Mike Nuga, Kent State - 4.4
  5. JT Shumate, Toledo - 4.4