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2003-2004 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 8 - 13, 2004
Tournament Champions: Western Michigan
Tournament Runner Up: Kent State
Tournament MOP/MVP: Mike Williams (Western Michigan, So.)
All-Tournament Team: Mike Williams (Western Michigan, So.), Anthony Kann (Western Michigan, Sr.), DeAndre Haynes (Kent State, So.), John Edwards (Kent State, Sr.), Keith Triplett (Toledo, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: D.J. Carstensen, Rodney Chamberlain, Tom Clark, JD Collins, Dave Cronin, Randy Drury, James Ferrari, Tim Fogarty, Mike Foote, Bill Forehand, Dan Fouser, Mike Roberts, Jerry Sauder, Lamont Simpson, Lamar Simpson, Frank Spencer, Ted Valentine, Bart Wegenke, Bret Wegente, Terry Wymer
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Keith Triplett (Toledo, Jr.) (72)
Total Rebounds:Anthony Kann (Western Michigan, Sr.) (31)
Total Assists:DeAndre Haynes (Kent State, So.) (16)
Total Steals:Anthony Kann (Western Michigan, Sr.) (9)
Total Blocks:John Edwards (Kent State, Sr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Keith Triplett (Toledo, Jr.) (113)
Total FIC:Keith Triplett (Toledo, Jr.) (49.9)
Total Fouls:A.J. Shellabarger (Toledo, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Sammy Villegas (Toledo, So.) (14)
Total FGs:Mike Williams (Western Michigan, So.) (26)
Total 3PM:Sammy Villegas (Toledo, So.) (10)
Total FTs:Anthony Kann (Western Michigan, Sr.) (20), Keith Triplett (Toledo, Jr.) (20)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Marshall 78
9 Eastern Michigan 59
 
 
 
 
 
4 Toledo 91
13 Central Michigan 88
 
 
 
 
5 Buffalo 90
12 Northern Illinois 73
 
7 Bowling Green 56
10 Ohio 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Ball State 76
11 Akron 72
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Western Michigan 96
8 Marshall 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Toledo 97
5 Buffalo 85
2 Kent State 79
7 Bowling Green 66
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Miami (OH) 72
6 Ball State 67
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Western Michigan 87
4 Toledo 77
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Kent State 66
3 Miami (OH) 56
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Western Michigan 77
2 Kent State 66

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Western Michigan 23  85.19% 15  83.33%
2 Kent State 20  74.07% 13  72.22%
3 Miami (OH) 17  10  62.96% 12  66.67%
4 Toledo 18  66.67% 12  66.67%
5 Buffalo 16  11  59.26% 11  61.11%
6 Ball State 13  14  48.15% 10  55.56%
7 Bowling Green 13  16  44.83% 10  44.44%
8 Marshall 11  16  40.74% 10  44.44%
9 Eastern Michigan 13  14  48.15% 11  38.89%
10 Ohio 10  19  34.48% 11  38.89%
11 Akron 13  14  48.15% 11  38.89%
12 Northern Illinois 10  19  34.48% 13  27.78%
13 Central Michigan 23  20.69% 16  11.11%
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 8, 2004
#9 Eastern Michigan (L) #8 Marshall (W) 59-78 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 16. Marvin Black
REB: 14. Marvin Black
AST: 6. A.W. Hamilton
PTS: 19. JaQuan Hart
REB: 11. John Bowler
AST: 3. JaQuan Hart
Mar 8, 2004
#10 Ohio (L) #7 Bowling Green (W) 54-56 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 19. Ron Lewis
REB: 8. Josh Almanson
AST: 4. Steven Wright
PTS: 24. Terren Harbut
REB: 10. Terren Harbut
AST: 3. Terren Harbut
Mar 8, 2004
#13 Central Michigan (L) #4 Toledo (W) 88-91 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 28. Sammy Villegas
REB: 6. Florentino Valencia
AST: 7. Justin Ingram
PTS: 33. Gerrit Brigitha
REB: 6. Gerrit Brigitha
AST: 6. Tony Bowne
Mar 8, 2004
#11 Akron (L) #6 Ball State (W) 72-76 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 20. Robert Owens
REB: 9. Robert Owens
AST: 8. Peyton Stovall
PTS: 25. Derrick Tarver
REB: 9. Romeo Travis
AST: 4. Rick McFadden
Mar 8, 2004
#12 Northern Illinois (L) #5 Buffalo (W) 73-90 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 23. Yassin Idbihi
REB: 8. Yassin Idbihi
AST: 4. Turner Battle
PTS: 28. P.J. Smith
REB: 9. Mike McKinney
AST: 5. Mike McKinney
Mar 11, 2004
#8 Marshall (L) #1 Western Michigan (W) 62-96 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 17. Anthony Kann
REB: 8. Anthony Kann
AST: 6. Brian Snider
PTS: 15. Marvin Black
REB: 12. Marvin Black
AST: 6. A.W. Hamilton
Mar 11, 2004
#6 Ball State (L) #3 Miami (OH) (W) 67-72 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 20. Juby Johnson
REB: 13. Chet Mason
AST: 7. Juby Johnson
PTS: 17. Robert Owens
REB: 7. Robert Owens
AST: 2. Matt McCollom
Mar 11, 2004
#5 Buffalo (L) #4 Toledo (W) 85-97 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 29. Keith Triplett
REB: 6. Ricardo Thomas
AST: 5. Keith Triplett
PTS: 23. Turner Battle
REB: 6. Yassin Idbihi
AST: 4. Mark Bortz
Mar 11, 2004
#7 Bowling Green (L) #2 Kent State (W) 66-79 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 26. DeAndre Haynes
REB: 11. John Edwards
AST: 5. Scott Cutley
PTS: 16. John Reimold
REB: 6. John Reimold
AST: 6. Steven Wright
Mar 12, 2004
#3 Miami (OH) (L) #2 Kent State (W) 56-66 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 22. DeAndre Haynes
REB: 6. John Edwards
AST: 5. DeAndre Haynes
PTS: 20. Juby Johnson
REB: 7. Chet Mason
AST: 3. Chet Mason
Mar 12, 2004
#4 Toledo (L) #1 Western Michigan (W) 77-87 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 24. Anthony Kann
REB: 11. Anthony Kann
AST: 2. Rickey Willis
PTS: 26. Keith Triplett
REB: 7. Keith Triplett
AST: 3. Justin Ingram
Mar 13, 2004
#2 Kent State (L) #1 Western Michigan (W) 66-77 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 28. Mike Williams
REB: 12. Anthony Kann
AST: 2. Brian Snider
PTS: 16. John Edwards
REB: 8. John Edwards
AST: 7. DeAndre Haynes