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2007-2008 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 12 - 15, 2008
Tournament Champions: Kent State
Tournament Runner Up: Akron
Tournament MOP/MVP: Haminn Quaintance (Kent State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Haminn Quaintance (Kent State, Sr.), Joe Reitz (Western Michigan, Sr.), Jeremiah Wood (Akron, Sr.), Al Fisher (Kent State, Jr.), Mike Scott (Kent State, Sr.)
Championship Game Venue: Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Bo Boroski, JD Collins, Mike Foote, Buddy Mayborg, Glenn Mayborg, Mike Sanzere, Jerry Sauder, Larry Scirotto, Lamar Simpson, Lamont Simpson, Jeff Spedoske, Frank Spencer, Ken Turner, Ted Valentine, David Walker, Brett Wegenke, Terry Wymer
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Michael Bramos (Miami (OH), Jr.) (50)
Total Rebounds:Tyler Dierkers (Miami (OH), Jr.) (30)
Total Assists:Nick Dials (Akron, Sr.) (14)
Total Steals:Nate Linhart (Akron, Jr.) (7), Jeremiah Wood (Akron, Sr.) (7), Jonathan Amos (Toledo, Jr.) (7), Chris Singletary (Kent State, So.) (7)
Total Blocks:Michael Bramos (Miami (OH), Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Nick Dials (Akron, Sr.) (101)
Total FIC:Mike Scott (Kent State, Sr.) (42.6)
Total Fouls:Haminn Quaintance (Kent State, Sr.) (10), Jordan Mincy (Kent State, Jr.) (10)
Total Turnovers:Al Fisher (Kent State, Jr.) (14)
Total FGs:Mike Scott (Kent State, Sr.) (17)
Total 3PM:Rashad Woods (Kent State, So.) (6), Cedrick Middleton (Akron, Sr.) (6)
Total FTs:David Kool (Western Michigan, So.) (17)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Toledo 52
9 Bowling Green 48
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Miami (OH) 69
12 Buffalo 68
 
7 Eastern Michigan 59
10 Ball State 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Central Michigan 83
11 Northern Illinois 71
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Kent State 77
8 Toledo 57
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Ohio 61
5 Miami (OH) 74
2 Western Michigan 70
7 Eastern Michigan 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Akron 81
6 Central Michigan 60
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Kent State 49
5 Miami (OH) 47
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Akron 73
2 Western Michigan 62
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Kent State 74
3 Akron 55

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
3 Akron 21  70.00% 11  68.75%
10 Ball State 23  20.69% 11  31.25%
9 Bowling Green 13  16  44.83% 43.75%
12 Buffalo 10  19  34.48% 13  18.75%
6 Central Michigan 13  16  44.83% 50.00%
7 Eastern Michigan 13  16  44.83% 50.00%
1 Kent State 25  80.65% 13  81.25%
5 Miami (OH) 14  15  48.28% 56.25%
11 Northern Illinois 21  22.22% 12  20.00%
4 Ohio 19  11  63.33% 56.25%
8 Toledo 10  18  35.71% 46.67%
2 Western Michigan 19  11  63.33% 12  75.00%
*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 12, 2008
#9 Bowling Green (L) #8 Toledo (W) 48-52 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 15. Jonathan Amos
REB: 9. Jerrah Young
AST: 3. Tyrone Kent
PTS: 17. Otis Polk
REB: 9. Chris Knight
AST: 6. Darryl Clements
Mar 12, 2008
#11 Northern Illinois (L) #6 Central Michigan (W) 71-83 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 20. Giordan Watson
REB: 6. Marcus Van
AST: 4. Giordan Watson
PTS: 22. Jake Anderson
REB: 7. Jake Anderson
AST: 3. Shaun Logan
Mar 12, 2008
#12 Buffalo (L) #5 Miami (OH) (W) 68-69 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 23. Michael Bramos
REB: 7. Tim Pollitz
AST: 4. Tim Pollitz
PTS: 16. Rodney Pierce
REB: 9. Calvin Betts
AST: 3. Calvin Betts
Mar 12, 2008
#10 Ball State (L) #7 Eastern Michigan (W) 55-59 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 21. Justin Dobbins
REB: 10. Travis Lewis
AST: 3. Justin Dobbins
PTS: 17. Anthony Newell
REB: 5. Anthony Newell
AST: 3. Peyton Stovall
Mar 13, 2008
#5 Miami (OH) (W) #4 Ohio (L) 74-61 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 17. Jerome Tillman
REB: 11. Leon Williams
AST: 5. Bubba Walther
PTS: 23. Michael Bramos
REB: 13. Tyler Dierkers
AST: 5. Kenny Hayes
Mar 13, 2008
#7 Eastern Michigan (L) #2 Western Michigan (W) 61-70 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 24. David Kool
REB: 11. Shawntes Gary
AST: 4. Michael Redell
PTS: 15. Jesse Bunkley
REB: 8. Travis Lewis
AST: 4. Carlos Medlock
Mar 13, 2008
#8 Toledo (L) #1 Kent State (W) 57-77 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 23. Mike Scott
REB: 6. Chris Singletary
AST: 6. Jordan Mincy
PTS: 17. Jerrah Young
REB: 7. Ridley Johnson
AST: 4. Jonathan Amos
Mar 13, 2008
#6 Central Michigan (L) #3 Akron (W) 60-81 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 17. Jeremiah Wood
REB: 9. Jeremiah Wood
AST: 6. Nick Dials
PTS: 14. Chris Kellermann
REB: 9. Chris Kellermann
AST: 3. Giordan Watson
Mar 14, 2008
#5 Miami (OH) (L) #1 Kent State (W) 47-49 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 11. Al Fisher
REB: 12. Haminn Quaintance
AST: 3. Haminn Quaintance
PTS: 15. Tim Pollitz
REB: 11. Tyler Dierkers
AST: 3. Tim Pollitz
Mar 14, 2008
#2 Western Michigan (L) #3 Akron (W) 62-73 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 16. Chris McKnight
REB: 6. Jeremiah Wood
AST: 5. Nick Dials
PTS: 19. Joe Reitz
REB: 9. Joe Reitz
AST: 3. Joe Reitz
Mar 15, 2008
#3 Akron (L) #1 Kent State (W) 55-74 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 16. Haminn Quaintance
REB: 13. Mike Scott
AST: 3. Chris Singletary
PTS: 13. Jeremiah Wood
REB: 8. Jeremiah Wood
AST: 3. Nick Dials