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Michigan State Forces a Tie for First: Saturday's Recap

February 11th, 2012
Adriean Payne scored 15 points in the MSU win

With first place on the line in Columbus the expectation was that #11 Michigan State and #3 Ohio State would play a tight, physical affair. And that's exactly what it was, with the visitors from East Lansing seeming to be the more comfortable of the two teams in the first half. Michigan State shot 46.9% from the field but the reason for their 35-25 lead at the half was their defense, as they limited Ohio State to 33.3% and forced eight turnovers.

Jon Teitel's Coaches Interview Series: Former Eastern Michigan Head Coach Ben Braun

September 28th, 2010
Ben Braun led EMU to the NCAA Tournament appearances

In the latest installement in his coaches interview series, CHN writer spent some time with current Rice head coach Ben Braun, who also made stops at Eastern Michigan and Cal. At EMU Coach Braun led the Eagles to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the Sweet 16 in 1991. Now in his second season at Rice, Coach Braun and his staff are looking to build a program that can compete with Memphis atop Conference USA. 

MAC Quaterfinals Recap: Favorites Fall & Double-OT

March 12th, 2010
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Brendan Bowers will be in Cleveland all week covering the MAC Tournament for CollegeHoops.net.

Upset of the Day:  Ohio Bobcats beat Kent State 81 – 64

MAC Tournament: Game by Game Preview

March 10th, 2010
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Brendan Bowers will be in Cleveland all week covering the MAC Tournament for CollegeHoops.net.

MAC Basketball Preview: 2009-10

November 17th, 2009
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  Akron is the favorite after winning 23 games last year,  but just about everyone in the dominant East Division has a chance to make some noise.

MAC Preseason Poll & Awards

October 28th, 2009

CLEVELAND - Akron was predicted to finish first in the Mid-American Conference East Division in a poll of the league's media, the conference office announced on Oct 28.

Central Michigan was predicted to win the West Division, amassing 113 points and 10 first-place votes. Northern Illinois was picked to finish second with 102 points, while Eastern Michigan was forecast to finish third with 94 points. Ball State, Western Michigan and Toledo were picked to finish fourth, fifth and sixth in the West Division, respectively.

MAC Tournament: Pairings & Schedule

March 8th, 2009

2009 FirstEnergy MAC Men's Basketball Tournament
 
Tuesday, March 10 - First Round

No. 7 Central Michigan vs. No. 10 Eastern Michigan, Noon
No. 6 Kent State vs. No. 11 Northern Illinois, 2 p.m.*
No. 8 Western Michigan vs. No. 9 Ohio, 4 p.m.*
No. 5 Akron vs. No. 12 Toledo, 6 p.m.*
 
Thursday, March 12 - Quarters
No. 2 Ball State vs. No. 7/No. 10 Winner, Noon (FS Ohio)
No. 3 Buffalo vs. No. 6/No.11 Winner, 2:30 p.m.* (FS Ohio)

MAC Basketball Preview: 08-09

November 4th, 2008