Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2016-2017 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 6 - 11, 2017
Champions:#6 Kent State
Runner-Up:#1 Akron
MVP/MOP:Jaylin Walker (Kent State, So.)
All-Tournament Team:Jaylin Walker (Kent State, So.), Jimmy Hall (Kent State, Sr.), Isaiah Johnson (Akron, Sr.), Antino Jackson (Akron, Jr.), Jaaron Simmons (Ohio, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Bryan Anslinger, Chris Beaver, Chris Beaver, Bill Ek, Bill Ek, Bill Elk, Donnie Eppley, Lewis Garrison, Courtney Green, Greg Langsdorf, Steve McJunkins, Kevin O'Connell, Jim Schipper, Darryl Smith, Frank Spencer, Tim Stewart, Todd Von Sossan, Edwin Young

2016-2017 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Jimmy Hall (Kent State, Sr.) (98)
Total Rebounds:Jimmy Hall (Kent State, Sr.) (41)
Total Assists:Noah Robotham (Akron, Jr.) (15)
Total Steals:Antino Jackson (Akron, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Jimmy Hall (Kent State, Sr.) (10)
Total Minutes:Jaylin Walker (Kent State, So.) (154)
Total FIC:Jimmy Hall (Kent State, Sr.) (85.0)
Total Fouls:Deon Edwin (Kent State, Sr.) (17)
Total Turnovers:Raven Lee (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (10)
Total FGs:Jimmy Hall (Kent State, Sr.) (37)
Total 3PM:Jaylin Walker (Kent State, So.) (10)
Total FTs:Jimmy Hall (Kent State, Sr.) (24)

2016-2017 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Eastern Michigan 72
9 Northern Illinois 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Western Michigan 65
12 Miami (OH) 61
 
7 Toledo 77
10 Bowling Green 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Kent State 116
11 Central Michigan 106
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Akron 79
8 Eastern Michigan 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Ball State 66
5 Western Michigan 63
2 Ohio 67
7 Toledo 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Buffalo 65
6 Kent State 68
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Akron 74
4 Ball State 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Ohio 66
6 Kent State 68
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Akron 65
6 Kent State 70

2016-2017 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Akron 26  78.79% 14  77.78%
2 Ohio 20  11  64.52% 11  61.11%
3 Buffalo 17  15  53.13% 11  61.11%
4 Ball State 21  12  63.64% 11  61.11%
5 Western Michigan 16  16  50.00% 11  61.11%
6 Kent State 21  13  61.76% 10  55.56%
7 Toledo 17  16  51.52% 50.00%
8 Eastern Michigan 16  17  48.48% 11  38.89%
9 Northern Illinois 15  17  46.88% 11  38.89%
10 Bowling Green 13  19  40.63% 11  38.89%
11 Central Michigan 16  16  50.00% 12  33.33%
12 Miami (OH) 11  21  34.38% 14  22.22%

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

2016-2017 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 6, 2017 #9 Northern Illinois (L) #8 Eastern Michigan (W) 69-72 Convocation Center PTS: 21. James Thompson IV
REB: 11. James Thompson IV
AST: 4. Tim Bond
PTS: 24. Marin Maric
REB: 16. Marin Maric
AST: 6. Dontel Highsmith
Mar 6, 2017 #11 Central Michigan (L) #6 Kent State (W) 106-116 Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center PTS: 33. Jimmy Hall
REB: 14. Jaylin Walker
AST: 6. Jimmy Hall
PTS: 41. Marcus Keene
REB: 7. Cecil Williams
AST: 4. Marcus Keene
Mar 6, 2017 #12 Miami (OH) (L) #5 Western Michigan (W) 61-65 University Arena PTS: 16. Tucker Haymond
REB: 9. Thomas Wilder
AST: 3. Thomas Wilder
PTS: 15. Abdoulaye Harouna
REB: 7. Michael Weathers
AST: 8. Michael Weathers
Mar 6, 2017 #10 Bowling Green (L) #7 Toledo (W) 62-77 Savage Arena PTS: 18. Jonathan Williams
REB: 10. Steve Taylor, Jr.
AST: 5. Jordan Lauf
PTS: 17. Wes Alcegaire
REB: 5. Antwon Lillard
AST: 3. Wes Alcegaire
Mar 9, 2017 #8 Eastern Michigan (L) #1 Akron (W) 62-79 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 24. Isaiah Johnson
REB: 10. Isaiah Johnson
AST: 4. Noah Robotham
PTS: 18. James Thompson IV
REB: 16. James Thompson IV
AST: 3. Raven Lee
Mar 9, 2017 #5 Western Michigan (L) #4 Ball State (W) 63-66 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 16. Francis Kiapway
REB: 14. Trey Moses
AST: 3. Trey Moses
PTS: 24. Thomas Wilder
REB: 8. Brandon Johnson
AST: 5. Thomas Wilder
Mar 9, 2017 #7 Toledo (L) #2 Ohio (W) 66-67 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 24. Jaaron Simmons
REB: 12. Jason Carter
AST: 4. Jaaron Simmons
PTS: 18. Jonathan Williams
REB: 10. Steve Taylor, Jr.
AST: 5. Steve Taylor, Jr.
Mar 9, 2017 #6 Kent State (W) #3 Buffalo (L) 68-65 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 17. Blake Hamilton
REB: 12. C.J. Massinburg
AST: 3. Dontay Caruthers
PTS: 24. Jimmy Hall
REB: 11. Deon Edwin
AST: 1. Jimmy Hall
Mar 10, 2017 #4 Ball State (L) #1 Akron (W) 70-74 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 19. Antino Jackson
REB: 8. Jimond Ivey
AST: 5. Isaiah Johnson
PTS: 19. Tahjai Teague
REB: 10. Franko House
AST: 4. Tahjai Teague
Mar 10, 2017 #6 Kent State (W) #2 Ohio (L) 68-66 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 25. Jaaron Simmons
REB: 7. Jaaron Simmons
AST: 4. Jordan Dartis
PTS: 22. Jimmy Hall
REB: 10. Jimmy Hall
AST: 4. Jimmy Hall
Mar 11, 2017 #6 Kent State (W) #1 Akron (L) 70-65 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 24. Isaiah Johnson
REB: 8. Kwan Cheatham, Jr.
AST: 6. Noah Robotham
PTS: 30. Jaylin Walker
REB: 10. Jimmy Hall
AST: 3. Jimmy Hall