Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 9 - 14, 2015
Champions:#2 Buffalo
Runner-Up:#1 Central Michigan
MVP/MOP:Xavier Ford (Buffalo, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Xavier Ford (Buffalo, Sr.), Shannon Evans (Buffalo, So.), Chris Fowler (Central Michigan, Jr.), John Simons (Central Michigan, Jr.), J.D. Weatherspoon (Toledo, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (Cleveland, OH)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Chris Beaver, D.J. Carstensen, Bill Ek, Donnie Epley, Donnie Eppley, Buddy Mayborg, Glenn Mayborg, Steve McJunkins, Kevin O'Connell, Mike Sanzare, Mike Sanzere, Jim Schipper, Larry Scirotto, Darryl Smith, Frank Spencer, Tim Stewart, Todd Von Sossan, Terry Wymer

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Raven Lee (Eastern Michigan, So.) (62)
Total Rebounds:J.D. Weatherspoon (Toledo, Sr.) (28)
Total Assists:Mike Talley (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (15)
Total Steals:Anali Okoloji (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (5), Mike Talley (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (5)
Total Blocks:Isaiah Johnson (Akron, So.) (8)
Total Minutes:Karrington Ward (Eastern Michigan, Sr.) (118)
Total FIC:Chris Fowler (Central Michigan, Jr.) (40.8)
Total Fouls:Pat Forsythe (Akron, Jr.) (11), Deji Ibitayo (Akron, Sr.) (11), Jake Kretzer (Akron, Jr.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Antino Jackson (Akron, Fr.) (11)
Total FGs:Chris Fowler (Central Michigan, Jr.) (21)
Total 3PM:David Brown (Western Michigan, Sr.) (9), Kwan Cheatham, Jr. (Akron, So.) (9)
Total FTs:Raven Lee (Eastern Michigan, So.) (16)

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
5 Bowling Green 88
12 Ball State 75
 
 
 
8 Eastern Michigan 62
9 Miami (OH) 61
 
6 Western Michigan 82
11 Ohio 74
 
 
 
7 Akron 76
10 Northern Illinois 52
 
Second Round
 
5 Bowling Green 67
8 Eastern Michigan 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Western Michigan 45
7 Akron 58
 
Second Round
 
 
4 Toledo 78
8 Eastern Michigan 67
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Kent State 51
7 Akron 53
 
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Central Michigan 75
4 Toledo 66
 
 
2 Buffalo 68
7 Akron 59
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
1 Central Michigan 84
2 Buffalo 89

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Central Michigan 23  76.67% 12  66.67%
2 Buffalo 22  70.97% 12  66.67%
3 Kent State 21  11  65.63% 12  66.67%
4 Toledo 20  13  60.61% 11  61.11%
5 Bowling Green 20  11  64.52% 11  61.11%
6 Western Michigan 20  13  60.61% 10  55.56%
7 Akron 21  14  60.00% 50.00%
8 Eastern Michigan 21  13  61.76% 10  41.18%
9 Miami (OH) 13  19  40.63% 10  44.44%
10 Northern Illinois 14  16  46.67% 10  44.44%
11 Ohio 10  20  33.33% 13  27.78%
12 Ball State 23  23.33% 15  11.76%

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

2014-2015 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2015 #10 Northern Illinois (L) #7 Akron (W) 52-76 James A. Rhodes Arena PTS: 18. Deji Ibitayo
REB: 6. Isaiah Johnson
AST: 5. Antino Jackson
PTS: 12. Aaric Armstead
REB: 6. Aaric Armstead
AST: 4. Travon Baker
Mar 9, 2015 #12 Ball State (L) #5 Bowling Green (W) 75-88 Stroh Center PTS: 20. Anthony Henderson
REB: 5. Zack Denny
AST: 5. David Joseph
PTS: 17. Bo Calhoun
REB: 5. Bo Calhoun
AST: 5. Zavier Turner
Mar 9, 2015 #9 Miami (OH) (L) #8 Eastern Michigan (W) 61-62 Convocation Center PTS: 19. Raven Lee
REB: 9. Karrington Ward
AST: 5. Mike Talley
PTS: 17. Willie Moore
REB: 9. Will Sullivan
AST: 7. Eric Washington
Mar 9, 2015 #11 Ohio (L) #6 Western Michigan (W) 74-82 University Arena PTS: 34. David Brown
REB: 7. David Brown
AST: 5. Thomas Wilder
PTS: 28. Maurice Ndour
REB: 12. Antonio Campbell
AST: 6. Javarez Willis
Mar 11, 2015 #8 Eastern Michigan (W) #5 Bowling Green (L) 73-67 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 18. Richaun Holmes
REB: 5. Richaun Holmes
AST: 5. David Joseph
PTS: 27. Raven Lee
REB: 10. Karrington Ward
AST: 5. Mike Talley
Mar 11, 2015 #7 Akron (W) #6 Western Michigan (L) 58-45 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 12. Thomas Wilder
REB: 7. Thomas Wilder
AST: 1. Drake Lamont
PTS: 15. Reggie McAdams
REB: 10. Kwan Cheatham, Jr.
AST: 2. Jake Kretzer
Mar 12, 2015 #8 Eastern Michigan (L) #4 Toledo (W) 67-78 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 20. Nathan Boothe
REB: 15. J.D. Weatherspoon
AST: 8. Julius Brown
PTS: 16. Raven Lee
REB: 6. Mike Talley
AST: 5. Mike Talley
Mar 12, 2015 #7 Akron (W) #3 Kent State (L) 53-51 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 14. Jimmy Hall
REB: 8. Jimmy Hall
AST: 2. Derek Jackson
PTS: 12. Pat Forsythe
REB: 7. Deji Ibitayo
AST: 3. Kwan Cheatham, Jr.
Mar 13, 2015 #4 Toledo (L) #1 Central Michigan (W) 66-75 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 26. Chris Fowler
REB: 6. John Simons
AST: 5. Chris Fowler
PTS: 17. J.D. Weatherspoon
REB: 13. J.D. Weatherspoon
AST: 3. Julius Brown
Mar 13, 2015 #7 Akron (L) #2 Buffalo (W) 59-68 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 17. Xavier Ford
REB: 11. Xavier Ford
AST: 4. Shannon Evans
PTS: 12. Jake Kretzer
REB: 9. Isaiah Johnson
AST: 3. Antino Jackson
Mar 14, 2015 #2 Buffalo (W) #1 Central Michigan (L) 89-84 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 27. Chris Fowler
REB: 9. John Simons
AST: 9. Chris Fowler
PTS: 18. Shannon Evans
REB: 11. Justin Moss
AST: 6. Lamonte Bearden