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MAC Men's Basketball

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.

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.

2015-2016 MAC Basketball Standings

2015-2016 MAC Basketball Standings

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.

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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.

#1 Toledo sweats out a 91-89 win vs. #8 Ball State in OT

Ball State came to play, pushing the top-seeded Toledo to overtime, but ultimately couldn’t seal the deal.

2021 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview: #6 Bowling Green Falcons vs #3 Akron Zips

The final game features a pair of Ohio schools looking to advance to Friday’s games.

2021 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview: #7 Miami RedHawks vs #2 Buffalo Bulls

The Bulls will look to make it three in a row, as they draw the Miami RedHawks in the first round.

2021 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview: #5 Ohio Bobcats vs #4 Kent State Golden Flashes

The second game of the MAC Tournament features two of the most evenly matched teams.

2021 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview: #8 Ball State Cardinals vs #1 Toledo Rockets

The MAC Tournament tips off with the Cardinals taking on the Rockets.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast: Tournament Time, baby!

The regular season has concluded in both men’s and women’s basketball. The boys are here to break down all of the matchup’s for the upcoming MAC tournament!

Arizona State asst. Rashon Burno hired as NIU MBB coach

The rising coaching prospect will have his first collegiate head coaching opportunity in DeKalb after six seasons under Bobby Hurley.

2021 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Game Recaps: March 5

Four games played, two games cancelled. In the immortal words of Meat Loaf, two out of three ain’t bad.

Brackets for 2021 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament unveiled

Toledo earns the top seed for the latest edition of the MAC Tourney, after clinching the regular season title earlier this week.

Mid-American Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 35: It’s (almost) MAC Championship Tourney time!

We’ve reached the final week of basketball season, and there are still a lot of things to be decided as the conference tournament approaches.

2021 Mid-American Conference MAC Men’s Basketball Game Recaps: March 2

In one case on Friday night, forty minutes wasn’t enough.