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Steinbrecher: “Surprised and disappointed” in changes to NIT policy

The statement comes within hours of announced changes to the National Invitational Tournament which would impact mid-majors.

Hustle Belt articles to feature on Mobile #MACtion phone app

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Cleveland Cavaliers select Eastern Michigan SF Emoni Bates 49th overall in 2023 NBA Draft

Bates, a former 5-star high school standout, is the first Eastern Michigan selection since Derrick Dial in 1998.

2015-2016 MAC Basketball Standings

2015-2016 MAC Basketball Standings

Examining the top offseason MAC men’s basketball transfers for ‘23-’24 campaign

The transfer portal plucked some of the MAC’s top talent this offseason, but it also yielded accomplished athletes in their place.

Buffalo hires Villanova assistant George Halcovage III as head basketball coach

The long-time assistant under Jay Wright at Villanova heads to Western New York for his first head coaching gig.

2023 NCAA Tournament Round of 64 Recap: Indiana 71, Kent State 60

It was a frustrating time in the limelight for Kent State, as a great defensive effort was betrayed by woeful offensive numbers in a loss to the Indiana Hoosiers.

Bowling Green hires Southern Utah head coach Todd Simon to same position

The Falcons call upon a coach with mid-major ties and Midwest roots to take over the BGSU program.

2023 NIT Round 1 Game Recap: Michigan 90, Toledo 80

The Rockets couldn’t keep pace with a ferocious Michigan offense, ending their season in the first round of the NIT once again.

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2023 MAC Postseason Basketball Stream

Men’s and women’s teams from all over the MAC will hear their names called to participate in the postseason, We’ve got you covered from Selection Sunday to the last horn of the last game right here!

Toledo to face Michigan in first round of 2023 National Invitational Tournament

The Rockets will face the Wolverines in Ann Arbor in the first round of the NIT.

Kent State to face #19 Indiana in first round of 2023 NCAA Tournament

The Golden Flashes travel to Albany, New York, to face the Big Ten’s Indiana Hoosiers in the first round action of the Midwest region.

Kent State secures bid to Big Dance in 93-78 win over Toledo

The Golden Flashes stepped on the gas late to soar past the Rockets and win the MAC Tournament Championship.

Jim Whitesell fired at Buffalo after four seasons

Whitesell, who was tasked with maintaining Buffalo’s elite momentum, has been pushed aside after disappointing tenure.

MAC Basketball Recruiting

2023 MAC Tournament Semifinals Game Recap: Kent State 79, Akron 73

Rob Senderoff’s squad had a pair of big runs and fended off a resilient Zips team to secure a second straight trip to the MAC Tournament Championship Game.

2023 MAC Tournament Semifinals Game Recap: Toledo 82, Ohio 75

The Rockets were solid on both ends of the floor and picked up 17th straight win in tough contest with the Bobcats.

2023 MAC Quarterfinals Game Recap: Akron 101, Buffalo 77

John Groce’s Zips shot the lights out in blowout win over the Bulls.

2023 MAC Quarterfinals Game Recap: Kent State 76, Northern Illinois 57

Tough defense led the Golden Flashes to a quarterfinal victory over the Huskies.

2023 MAC Tournament Quarterfinals Game Recap: Ohio Bobcats 90, Ball State Cardinals 70

Offense propelled the Bobcats to a first-round win over the Cardinals in Cleveland.

2023 MAC Quarterfinals Game Recap: Toledo 91, Miami 75

Ted Kowalczyk’s Rockets handled the Redhawks in the opening round of the MAC tournament behind a big first half.

BGSU fires men’s basketball coach Michael Huger

The former Falcons star point guard is out as head coach after an up-and-down tenure at BGSU.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: February 27-March 3, 2023

Regular season play wrapped up in the MAC with Toledo securing its third straight regular season conference title. Kent State grabbed the two-seed in the tournament while four teams saw their season come to an end.

The Road to the MAC Tournament: March 2, 2023

Toledo sits in the catbird seat but with a little luck, they can get knocked off the top.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: February 20-26, 2023

The penultimate week of regular season action shuffled the MAC standings, which sets the stage for an exciting final week of play.

The Road to the MAC Tournament: February 21, 2023

The battle for the all-important automatic NCAA bid continues apace.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: February 13-19, 2023

This week of MACtion saw momentum swings that will impact the remainder of the regular season.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: February 6-12, 2023

The MAC standings have seen many adjustments over the first month and a half of play, and this week was no exception.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: January 30-February 5, 2023

With heated rivalry games, rambunctious crowds, and nail-bitter finishes, this week epitomized MACtion.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: January 23-29, 2023

Eastern’s Emoni Bates delivered on his pre-season expectations in a big way this week. His career night coupled with nail-bitting finishes made for an action-packed week.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: January 16-22, 2023

Kent State continued their meteoric rise in week three, but three other teams showed that the race is far from over by also recording a pair of wins.

MAC Men’s Basketball Review: January 9-15, 2023

After an action-packed opening week, the second week of MAC play saw one of the best match-ups of the season, and a shuffling of the early standings.