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2010-2011 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 8 - 12, 2011
Tournament Champions: Akron
Tournament Runner Up: Kent State
Tournament MOP/MVP: Zeke Marshall (Akron, So.)
All-Tournament Team: Zeke Marshall (Akron, So.), Brett McKnight (Akron, Sr.), Justin Greene (Kent State, Jr.), Mike Porrini (Kent State, Jr.), Jarrod Jones (Ball State, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Chris Beaver, Bo Boroski, Eric Curry, Mike Eades, Bill Ek, Kevin Ferguson, James Ferrari, Mike Foote, Glenn Mayborg, Jerry Sauder, Larry Scirotto, Lamont Simpson, Darryl Smith, Frank Spencer, Todd Von Sossun
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Justin Greene (Kent State, Jr.) (49)
Total Rebounds:Nikola Cvetinovic (Akron, Jr.) (31)
Total Assists:D.J. Cooper (Ohio, So.) (19)
Total Steals:Mike Porrini (Kent State, Jr.) (9)
Total Blocks:Zeke Marshall (Akron, So.) (17)
Total Minutes:Steve McNees (Akron, Sr.) (136)
Total FIC:Mike Porrini (Kent State, Jr.) (46.9)
Total Fouls:Zeke Marshall (Akron, So.) (16)
Total Turnovers:Nikola Cvetinovic (Akron, Jr.) (11)
Total FGs:Justin Greene (Kent State, Jr.) (19)
Total 3PM:Brett McClanahan (Akron, Jr.) (9)
Total FTs:Brett McKnight (Akron, Sr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Buffalo 64
9 Central Michigan 50
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Ohio 74
12 Toledo 57
 
7 Bowling Green 74
10 Northern Illinois 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Akron 67
11 Eastern Michigan 53
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Kent State 73
8 Buffalo 62
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Ball State 76
5 Ohio 73
2 Western Michigan 67
7 Bowling Green 56
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Miami (OH) 75
6 Akron 82
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Kent State 79
4 Ball State 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Western Michigan 68
6 Akron 79
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Kent State 65
6 Akron 66

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Kent State 21  11  65.63% 12  75.00%
2 Western Michigan 19  11  63.33% 11  68.75%
3 Miami (OH) 16  15  51.61% 11  68.75%
4 Ball State 18  12  60.00% 10  62.50%
5 Ohio 17  14  54.84% 56.25%
6 Akron 19  12  61.29% 56.25%
7 Bowling Green 13  18  41.94% 50.00%
8 Buffalo 17  12  58.62% 50.00%
9 Central Michigan 10  18  35.71% 43.75%
10 Northern Illinois 21  30.00% 11  31.25%
11 Eastern Michigan 21  30.00% 11  31.25%
12 Toledo 27  12.90% 15  6.25%
*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, 2011
#12 Toledo (L) #5 Ohio (W) 57-74 Convocation Center PTS: 24. Ivo Baltic
REB: 11. DeVaughn Washington
AST: 9. D.J. Cooper
PTS: 18. Anthony Wright
REB: 6. Anthony Wright
AST: 3. Hayden Humes
Mar 8, 2011
#10 Northern Illinois (L) #7 Bowling Green (W) 54-74 Anderson Arena PTS: 25. A'uston Calhoun
REB: 9. A'uston Calhoun
AST: 9. Scott Thomas
PTS: 13. Tim Toler
REB: 8. Tim Toler
AST: 4. Jeremy Landers
Mar 8, 2011
#9 Central Michigan (L) #8 Buffalo (W) 50-64 Alumni Arena PTS: 21. Zach Filzen
REB: 9. Mitchell Watt
AST: 4. Byron Mulkey
PTS: 11. Derek Jackson
REB: 12. William McClure
AST: 2. Derek Jackson
Mar 8, 2011
#11 Eastern Michigan (L) #6 Akron (W) 53-67 James A. Rhodes Arena PTS: 13. Nikola Cvetinovic
REB: 9. Zeke Marshall
AST: 5. Alex Abreu
PTS: 14. Brandon Bowdry
REB: 8. Brandon Bowdry
AST: 3. Brandon Bowdry
Mar 10, 2011
#7 Bowling Green (L) #2 Western Michigan (W) 56-67 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 14. Demetrius Ward
REB: 10. Flenard Whitfield
AST: 6. Mike Douglas
PTS: 17. Dee Brown
REB: 6. Scott Thomas
AST: 3. Scott Thomas
Mar 10, 2011
#8 Buffalo (L) #1 Kent State (W) 62-73 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 18. Rodriquez Sherman
REB: 10. Mike Porrini
AST: 7. Mike Porrini
PTS: 28. Javon McCrea
REB: 13. Javon McCrea
AST: 3. Dave Barnett
Mar 10, 2011
#6 Akron (W) #3 Miami (OH) (L) 82-75 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 16. Orlando Williams
REB: 18. Julian Mavunga
AST: 6. Julian Mavunga
PTS: 20. Brett McClanahan
REB: 9. Brett McClanahan
AST: 4. Steve McNees
Mar 10, 2011
#5 Ohio (L) #4 Ball State (W) 73-76 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 20. Jesse Berry
REB: 9. Randy Davis
AST: 6. Tyrae Robinson
PTS: 19. DeVaughn Washington
REB: 14. Ivo Baltic
AST: 10. D.J. Cooper
Mar 11, 2011
#6 Akron (W) #2 Western Michigan (L) 79-68 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 22. Demetrius Ward
REB: 12. Nate Hutcheson
AST: 4. Demetrius Ward
PTS: 18. Quincy Diggs
REB: 8. Nikola Cvetinovic
AST: 7. Steve McNees
Mar 11, 2011
#4 Ball State (L) #1 Kent State (W) 68-79 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 20. Justin Greene
REB: 12. Justin Greene
AST: 8. Mike Porrini
PTS: 22. Jarrod Jones
REB: 11. Jarrod Jones
AST: 5. Jesse Berry
Mar 12, 2011
#6 Akron (W) #1 Kent State (L) 66-65 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 14. Carlton Guyton
REB: 9. Mike Porrini
AST: 4. Rodriquez Sherman
PTS: 15. Brett McKnight
REB: 13. Zeke Marshall
AST: 3. Steve McNees