Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 9 - 14, 2015
Champions:Buffalo
Runner-Up:Central Michigan
MVP/MOP:Xavier Ford (Buffalo, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Xavier Ford (Buffalo, Sr.), Shannon Evans (Buffalo, So.), Chris Fowler (Central Michigan, Jr.), John Simons (Central Michigan, Jr.), J.D. Weatherspoon (Toledo, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Chris Beaver, D.J. Carstensen, Bill Ek, Bill Ek, Donnie Epley, Donnie Eppley, Buddy Mayborg, Glenn Mayborg, Steve McJunkins, Kevin O'Connell, Mike Sanzare, Mike Sanzere, Jim Schipper, Larry Scirotto, Darryl Smith, Frank Spencer, Tim Stewart, Todd Von Sossan, Terry Wymer

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Raven Lee (Eastern Michigan, So.) (62)
Total Rebounds:J.D. Weatherspoon (Toledo, Sr.) (28)
Total Assists:Mike Talley (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (15)
Total Steals:Anali Okoloji (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (5), Mike Talley (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Isaiah Johnson (Akron, So.) (8)
Total Minutes:Karrington Ward (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (118)
Total FIC:Chris Fowler (Central Michigan, Jr.) (40.8)
Total Fouls:Pat Forsythe (Akron, Jr.) (11), Adedeji Ibitayo (Akron, Sr.) (11), Jake Kretzer (Akron, Jr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Antino Jackson (Akron, Fr.) (11)
Total FGs:Chris Fowler (Central Michigan, Jr.) (21)
Total 3PM:David Brown (Western Michigan, Sr.) (9), Kwan Cheatham, Jr. (Akron, So.) (9)
Total FTs:Raven Lee (Eastern Michigan, So.) (16)

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
5 Bowling Green 88
12 Ball State 75
 
 
 
8 Eastern Michigan 62
9 Miami (OH) 61
 
6 Western Michigan 82
11 Ohio 74
 
 
 
7 Akron 76
10 Northern Illinois 52
 
Second Round
 
5 Bowling Green 67
8 Eastern Michigan 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Western Michigan 45
7 Akron 58
 
Second Round
 
 
4 Toledo 78
8 Eastern Michigan 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Kent State 51
7 Akron 53
 
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Central Michigan 75
4 Toledo 66
 
 
2 Buffalo 68
7 Akron 59
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
1 Central Michigan 84
2 Buffalo 89

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Central Michigan 22  75.86% 12  66.67%
2 Buffalo 21  70.00% 12  66.67%
3 Kent State 21  10  67.74% 12  66.67%
4 Toledo 19  12  61.29% 11  61.11%
5 Bowling Green 19  10  65.52% 11  61.11%
6 Western Michigan 19  12  61.29% 10  55.56%
7 Akron 18  13  58.06% 50.00%
8 Eastern Michigan 19  12  61.29% 10  41.18%
9 Miami (OH) 13  18  41.94% 10  44.44%
10 Northern Illinois 14  15  48.28% 10  44.44%
11 Ohio 10  19  34.48% 13  27.78%
12 Ball State 22  24.14% 15  11.76%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2015 #12 Ball State (L) #5 Bowling Green (W) 75-88 Stroh Center PTS: 20. Anthony Henderson
REB: 5. Zack Denny
AST: 5. David Joseph
PTS: 17. Bo Calhoun
REB: 5. Bo Calhoun
AST: 5. Zavier Turner
Mar 9, 2015 #10 Northern Illinois (L) #7 Akron (W) 52-76 James A. Rhodes Arena PTS: 18. Adedeji Ibitayo
REB: 6. Isaiah Johnson
AST: 5. Antino Jackson
PTS: 12. Aaric Armstead
REB: 6. Aaric Armstead
AST: 4. Travon Baker
Mar 9, 2015 #9 Miami (OH) (L) #8 Eastern Michigan (W) 61-62 Convocation Center PTS: 19. Raven Lee
REB: 9. Karrington Ward
AST: 5. Mike Talley
PTS: 17. Willie Moore
REB: 9. Will Sullivan
AST: 7. Eric Washington
Mar 9, 2015 #11 Ohio (L) #6 Western Michigan (W) 74-82 University Arena PTS: 34. David Brown
REB: 7. David Brown
AST: 5. Thomas Wilder
PTS: 28. Maurice Ndour
REB: 12. Antonio Campbell
AST: 6. Javarez Willis
Mar 11, 2015 #8 Eastern Michigan (W) #5 Bowling Green (L) 73-67 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 18. Richaun Holmes
REB: 5. Richaun Holmes
AST: 5. David Joseph
PTS: 27. Raven Lee
REB: 10. Karrington Ward
AST: 5. Mike Talley
Mar 11, 2015 #7 Akron (W) #6 Western Michigan (L) 58-45 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 12. Thomas Wilder
REB: 7. Thomas Wilder
AST: 1. Drake Lamont
PTS: 15. Reggie McAdams
REB: 10. Kwan Cheatham, Jr.
AST: 2. Jake Kretzer
Mar 12, 2015 #8 Eastern Michigan (L) #4 Toledo (W) 67-78 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 20. Nathan Boothe
REB: 15. J.D. Weatherspoon
AST: 8. Julius Brown
PTS: 16. Raven Lee
REB: 6. Mike Talley
AST: 5. Mike Talley
Mar 12, 2015 #7 Akron (W) #3 Kent State (L) 53-51 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 14. Jimmy Hall
REB: 8. Jimmy Hall
AST: 2. Derek Jackson
PTS: 12. Pat Forsythe
REB: 7. Adedeji Ibitayo
AST: 3. Kwan Cheatham, Jr.
Mar 13, 2015 #4 Toledo (L) #1 Central Michigan (W) 66-75 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 26. Chris Fowler
REB: 6. John Simons
AST: 5. Chris Fowler
PTS: 17. J.D. Weatherspoon
REB: 13. J.D. Weatherspoon
AST: 3. Julius Brown
Mar 13, 2015 #7 Akron (L) #2 Buffalo (W) 59-68 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 17. Xavier Ford
REB: 11. Xavier Ford
AST: 4. Shannon Evans
PTS: 12. Jake Kretzer
REB: 9. Isaiah Johnson
AST: 3. Antino Jackson
Mar 14, 2015 #2 Buffalo (W) #1 Central Michigan (L) 89-84 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 27. Chris Fowler
REB: 9. John Simons
AST: 9. Chris Fowler
PTS: 18. Shannon Evans
REB: 11. Justin Moss
AST: 6. Lamonte Bearden