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MAC Men's Basketball

EMU names arena after George Gervin in surprise ceremony

The current Eagles capped off the day of celebration with a four-overtime victory over FIU.

2021-22 #MACsketball Week In Review: Dec. 5-11th

With MAC football waiting for bowls, MACsketball takes center stage.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 73: Kent State and NIU fight for it all in Detroit!

Zach and Steve do a deep dive on this weekends’ MAC Championship game, and Zach and Vannzee take a look at the current state of MAC hoops

2015-2016 MAC Basketball Standings

2015-2016 MAC Basketball Standings

2021-22 #MACsketball Week In Review: Nov. 21-27th

Central Michigan was no match for number one, Toledo wins a trophy, and Kent State comes up with a WBK upset.

2021-22 #MACsketball Review: Nov. 15-21

Buffalo beats the defending C-USA Champs, Ohio and NIU impress in defeat, an NBA update and some woman’s hoops notes highlight the week that was.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 71: Football heads down the home stretch as basketball ramps up!

Zach and Steve take a look at where we stand as football season reaches its conclusion, and Vannzee stops by to break down the week in MAC hoops!

2021-22 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Review: Opening Week

Upsets and near upsets lead the week as the men of the MAC returned to the hardcourt.

In Pictures: Eastern Michigan 103, Illinois State 98 (2OT)

Stan Heath collects his first win as Eagles head coach over the Redbirds of Illinois State.

MAC Bandwagon podcast, ep. 70: Welcome everybody to the Wild Wild MAC!

Zach and Steve break down the first week of MACtion football games, and Vanzee joins for a MAC hoops season preview.

What We Learned: Takeaways from EMU MBB’s preseason victory over Oakland University

The Stan Heath era has begun, and so has the Noah Farrakhan era.

Tony Barbee named Central Michigan men's basketball head coach

The former UTEP and Auburn head coach brings a 131-127 career record to Mt. Pleasant after seven-year stint at Kentucky.

A fan's perspective on EMU's Stan Heath hire

A son of Eastern Michigan returns to heal a program in need of a new direction.

Central Michigan parts ways with Keno Davis after nine seasons

Davis, the Chippewas’ head man since 2012, finishes his tenure one game below .500 after abysmal 2020-21 finish.

MAC Basketball Recruiting

Akron agrees to five-year extension with MBB coach John Groce

The Zips put pen to paper on a contract to keep the former Illinois and Ohio head man after 15-8 finish in 2020-21.

An EMU fan’s perspective on the replacement of Rob Murphy

What a long, strange trip it’s been.

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 38: The Offseason is Nigh

It was a great week for MAC basketball, highlighted by Ohio’s exciting win over Virginia in the NCAA tournament. We recap it all, and wrap up what was an exciting hoops season!

Ohio falls to Creighton in Round of 32, 72-58

After a hot start, the Bobcats couldn’t keep the momentum going late, bowing out of the NCAA Tourney with a loss to the Blue Jays.

Ohio advances in the NCAA Tournament, takes down defending champ Virginia

The Bobcats pull off the 4-13 upset and become the third consecutive MAC team to win in the Round of 64.

Mid-American Bandwagon podcast, ep. 37: (March) Madness, madness everywhere.

The conference tournaments have concluded, and multiple MAC teams have advanced to postseason play. Zach and Sam recap the conference tournaments and preview the upcoming MAC matchup’s in postseason play!

2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament First Round Game Preview: Ohio vs. Virginia

The Bobcats have become something of a team du jour since their placement on the bracket, but the defending champions won’t be easy to knock down.

Rob Murphy parts ways with EMU; named new president/GM of Pistons G-League team

The move ends a ten-year run for Murphy in Ypsilanti.

Bowling Green Falcons selected for 2021 CBI Tournament

The Falcons aren’t done yet! They’ll head south to take on Stetson next week

Toledo Rockets, Buffalo Bulls qualify for the 2021 National Invitational Tournament

It’ll be a double dose of #MACtion in the NIT, with the regular-champion Toledo and recent power Buffalo both making the field.

Go West, young ‘Cats: Ohio draws #16 Virginia in West region of NCAA bracket

The ‘Cats will be the 13-seed in the West region, which also hails #1 overall seed Gonzaga.

Ohio University wins the 2021 MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament

It’s Coronation Day for the Ohio Bobcats, who completed their Cinderella run and clinched their first NCAAT appearance since 2012.

#2 Buffalo earns hard-fought victory over #3 Akron in OT

It was a hardscrabble battle, but the Bulls emerged on top to once again put themselves in position to make an NCAA Tournament run.

#5 Ohio stuns #1 Toledo, advance to MAC title game

The slipper fits the Bobcats, as they take down the top seed, and reserve a ticket for the MAC Championship Game.

#3 Akron advances with 74-67 win, denying #6 BGSU a chance at tourney glory once again

BGSU is left to ponder their historic streak once again, as the Zips close down a promising late-game run to advance.

#2 Buffalo endures a late scare from #7 Miami, advance to semifinals

Buffalo stands tall despite a furious Miami run late, advances to the MAC tournament semifinals.

#5 Ohio dominates #4 Kent State in resounding 85-63 win

Ohio puts up a dominating effort on an ailing Kent State squad to advance to the semifinal round.