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2011-2012 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 5 - 10, 2012
Tournament Champions: Ohio
Tournament Runner Up: Akron
Tournament MOP/MVP: D.J. Cooper (Ohio, Jr.)
All-Tournament Team: D.J. Cooper (Ohio, Jr.), Justin Greene (Kent State, Sr.), Mitchell Watt (Buffalo, Sr.), Alex Abreu (Akron, So.), Nick Kellogg (Ohio, So.)
Championship Game Venue: Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Chris Beaver, Bo Boroski, Bill Eck, Bill Ek, Donnie Eppler, Donnie Eppley, Kevin Ferguson, Buddy Mayborg, Glenn Mayborg, Steve McJunkins, Larry Scirotta, Larry Scirotto, Darryl Smith, Frank Spencer, Todd Von Sossan
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:D.J. Cooper (Ohio, Jr.) (59)
Total Rebounds:Rian Pearson (Toledo, So.) (32)
Total Assists:D.J. Cooper (Ohio, Jr.) (20)
Total Steals:Dominique Buckley (Toledo, Jr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Jon Smith (Ohio, So.) (7)
Total Minutes:Reese Holliday (Toledo, So.) (104)
Total FIC:D.J. Cooper (Ohio, Jr.) (43.3)
Total Fouls:Flenard Whitfield (Western Michigan, Sr.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Rian Pearson (Toledo, So.) (11)
Total FGs:D.J. Cooper (Ohio, Jr.) (17), Rian Pearson (Toledo, So.) (17)
Total 3PM:D.J. Cooper (Ohio, Jr.) (12)
Total FTs:Rian Pearson (Toledo, So.) (15)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Western Michigan 69
9 Ball State 63
 
 
 
5 Eastern Michigan 52
12 Northern Illinois 55
 
6 Bowling Green 53
11 Central Michigan 54
 
 
 
7 Toledo 60
10 Miami (OH) 53
 
Second Round
 
8 Western Michigan 71
12 Northern Illinois 54
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Toledo 75
11 Central Michigan 72
 
Second Round
 
 
4 Kent State 76
8 Western Michigan 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Ohio 65
7 Toledo 57
 
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Akron 78
4 Kent State 74
 
 
2 Buffalo 74
3 Ohio 77
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
1 Akron 63
3 Ohio 64

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
1 Akron 21  10  67.74% 13  81.25%
9 Ball State 15  14  51.72% 10  37.50%
6 Bowling Green 16  14  53.33% 56.25%
2 Buffalo 19  67.86% 12  75.00%
11 Central Michigan 10  20  33.33% 11  31.25%
5 Eastern Michigan 14  17  45.16% 56.25%
4 Kent State 20  10  66.67% 10  62.50%
10 Miami (OH) 20  31.03% 11  31.25%
12 Northern Illinois 25  13.79% 13  18.75%
3 Ohio 24  77.42% 11  68.75%
7 Toledo 16  15  51.61% 43.75%
8 Western Michigan 12  19  38.71% 10  37.50%
*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 5, 2012
#9 Ball State (L) #8 Western Michigan (W) 63-69 University Arena PTS: 12. Flenard Whitfield
REB: 9. Matt Stainbrook
AST: 4. Demetrius Ward
PTS: 19. Jesse Berry
REB: 6. Jarrod Jones
AST: 4. Randy Davis
Mar 5, 2012
#10 Miami (OH) (L) #7 Toledo (W) 53-60 Savage Arena PTS: 21. Rian Pearson
REB: 13. Rian Pearson
AST: 2. Rian Pearson
PTS: 16. Drew McGhee
REB: 8. Drew McGhee
AST: 6. Julian Mavunga
Mar 5, 2012
#12 Northern Illinois (W) #5 Eastern Michigan (L) 55-52 Convocation Center PTS: 13. Jamell Harris
REB: 8. Jamell Harris
AST: 6. Darrell Lampley
PTS: 14. Tony Nixon
REB: 5. Aksel Bolin
AST: 7. Marquavese Ford
Mar 5, 2012
#11 Central Michigan (W) #6 Bowling Green (L) 54-53 Anderson Arena PTS: 20. Dee Brown
REB: 9. Scott Thomas
AST: 6. Scott Thomas
PTS: 20. Austin McBroom
REB: 8. Trey Zeigler
AST: 6. Austin McBroom
Mar 7, 2012
#12 Northern Illinois (L) #8 Western Michigan (W) 54-71 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 19. Mike Douglas
REB: 9. Matt Stainbrook
AST: 7. Mike Douglas
PTS: 11. Tony Nixon
REB: 6. Aksel Bolin
AST: 6. Marquavese Ford
Mar 7, 2012
#11 Central Michigan (L) #7 Toledo (W) 72-75 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 20. Rian Pearson
REB: 15. Rian Pearson
AST: 5. Julius Brown
PTS: 17. Trey Zeigler
REB: 10. Andre Coimbra
AST: 4. Trey Zeigler
Mar 8, 2012
#8 Western Michigan (L) #4 Kent State (W) 72-76 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 23. Justin Greene
REB: 9. Justin Greene
AST: 8. Mike Porrini
PTS: 16. Demetrius Ward
REB: 8. Nate Hutcheson
AST: 8. Mike Douglas
Mar 8, 2012
#7 Toledo (L) #3 Ohio (W) 57-65 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 18. D.J. Cooper
REB: 9. Ivo Baltic
AST: 5. D.J. Cooper
PTS: 17. Curtis Dennis
REB: 7. Reese Holliday
AST: 3. Curtis Dennis
Mar 9, 2012
#4 Kent State (L) #1 Akron (W) 74-78 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 15. Nikola Cvetinovic
REB: 8. Zeke Marshall
AST: 4. Alex Abreu
PTS: 21. Randal Holt
REB: 8. Justin Greene
AST: 9. Mike Porrini
Mar 9, 2012
#3 Ohio (W) #2 Buffalo (L) 77-74 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 32. Mitchell Watt
REB: 11. Mitchell Watt
AST: 5. Jarod Oldham
PTS: 18. D.J. Cooper
REB: 7. Reggie Keely
AST: 9. D.J. Cooper
Mar 10, 2012
#3 Ohio (W) #1 Akron (L) 64-63 Quicken Loans Arena PTS: 19. Alex Abreu
REB: 6. Quincy Diggs
AST: 7. Alex Abreu
PTS: 23. D.J. Cooper
REB: 7. Reggie Keely
AST: 6. D.J. Cooper