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MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 87: The Episode About the 2022 MAC Basketball Tournament!

The regular season has concluded, and MAC men’s and women’s hoops teams will converge on Cleveland this weekend for the annual conference tournament

2021-22 MAC Men’s Basketball Postseason Awards Unveiled

It was a Kent State kind of season, with Rob Senderoff winning Coach of the Year and Sincere Carry winning Player of the Year.

WMU men’s basketball coach Clayton Bates steps down after two seasons

WMU suffered some of the worst basketball performances in recent memory under Bates, who took over for local legend Steven Hawkins in 2020.

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 86: This is (the) March (to Cleveland)!!!

We’re in the last week of basketball season, and there is still a lot to be contested. As hoops races towards the finish line, baseball is heating up!

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 85: Baskets and baseball!

As the college hoops season is heading down the stretch, the baseball season is just getting under way

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 81: Nearing the half way point in hoops!

As we near the half way point of the MAC basketball season, a few teams have established their place at the top of the conference

MAC Bandwagon Podcast, ep. 76: Merry #MACsketball season!

The boys take a look back at the non-conference season on the basketball court and look ahead to the conference portion of the schedule!

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

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.

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.