Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 5 - 10, 2018
Champions:#1 Buffalo
Runner-Up:#2 Toledo
MVP/MOP:Wes Clark (Buffalo, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Wes Clark (Buffalo, Sr.), Jeremy Harris (Buffalo, Jr.), Jaelan Sanford (Toledo, Jr.), Marreon Jackson (Toledo, Fr.), Paul Jackson (Eastern Michigan, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (Cleveland, OH)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Bryan Anslinger, Chris Beaver, Bo Boroski, D.J. Carstensen, Bill Ek, Donnie Eppley, Courtney Green, Rob Kueneman, Greg Langsdorf, Buddy Mayborg, Glenn Mayborg, Steve McJunkins, Larry Scirotto, Lamont Simpson, Darryl Smith, Frank Spencer, Tim Stewart, Todd Van Sossan, Terry Wymer, Edwin Young

2017-2018 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Jeremy Harris (Buffalo, Jr.) (59)
Total Rebounds:Luke Knapke (Toledo, So.) (30), Danny Pippen (Kent State, So.) (30)
Total Assists:Wes Clark (Buffalo, Sr.) (13)
Total Steals:Wes Clark (Buffalo, Sr.) (6)
Total Blocks:Luke Knapke (Toledo, So.) (11)
Total Minutes:Jaelan Sanford (Toledo, Jr.) (109), Marreon Jackson (Toledo, Fr.) (109)
Total FIC:Jeremy Harris (Buffalo, Jr.) (49.3)
Total Fouls:Luke Knapke (Toledo, So.) (12)
Total Turnovers:Malcolm Duvivier (Akron, Sr.) (13)
Total FGs:Jeremy Harris (Buffalo, Jr.) (20)
Total 3PM:Jeremy Harris (Buffalo, Jr.) (11)
Total FTs:Adonis De La Rosa (Kent State, Jr.) (17)

2017-2018 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Central Michigan 81
9 Bowling Green 77
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5 Kent State 61
12 Northern Illinois 59
 
7 Miami (OH) 68
10 Ohio 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Western Michigan 78
11 Akron 79
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Buffalo 89
8 Central Michigan 74
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Ball State 73
5 Kent State 76
2 Toledo 71
7 Miami (OH) 69
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Eastern Michigan 67
11 Akron 58
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Buffalo 78
5 Kent State 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Toledo 64
3 Eastern Michigan 63
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 Buffalo 76
2 Toledo 66

2017-2018 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Buffalo 25  75.76% 15  83.33%
2 Toledo 23  10  69.70% 13  72.22%
3 Eastern Michigan 21  12  63.64% 11  61.11%
4 Ball State 19  13  59.38% 10  55.56%
5 Kent State 17  17  50.00% 50.00%
6 Western Michigan 17  15  53.13% 50.00%
7 Miami (OH) 16  17  48.48% 10  44.44%
8 Central Michigan 19  14  57.58% 11  38.89%
9 Bowling Green 16  16  50.00% 11  38.89%
10 Ohio 14  17  45.16% 11  38.89%
11 Akron 14  18  43.75% 12  33.33%
12 Northern Illinois 13  19  40.63% 12  33.33%

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

2017-2018 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 5, 2018 #10 Ohio (L) #7 Miami (OH) (W) 55-68 Millett Hall PTS: 21. Darrian Ringo
REB: 9. Nike Sibande
AST: 3. Darrian Ringo
PTS: 16. Mike Laster
REB: 9. Teyvion Kirk
AST: 7. Gavin Block
Mar 5, 2018 #9 Bowling Green (L) #8 Central Michigan (W) 77-81 McGuirk Arena PTS: 18. Cecil Williams
REB: 10. David DiLeo
AST: 6. Cecil Williams
PTS: 17. Justin Turner
REB: 12. Demajeo Wiggins
AST: 5. Justin Turner
Mar 5, 2018 #12 Northern Illinois (L) #5 Kent State (W) 59-61 Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center PTS: 19. Kevin Zabo
REB: 8. Danny Pippen
AST: 4. Kevin Zabo
PTS: 18. Levi Bradley
REB: 8. Justin Thomas
AST: 2. Justin Thomas
Mar 5, 2018 #11 Akron (W) #6 Western Michigan (L) 79-78 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 21. Thomas Wilder
REB: 6. Reggie Jones
AST: 7. Thomas Wilder
PTS: 26. Daniel Utomi
REB: 8. Jimond Ivey
AST: 7. Virshon Cotton
Mar 8, 2018 #8 Central Michigan (L) #1 Buffalo (W) 74-89 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 27. Jeremy Harris
REB: 10. Jeremy Harris
AST: 8. Dontay Caruthers
PTS: 21. Cecil Williams
REB: 13. Cecil Williams
AST: 3. Shawn Roundtree
Mar 8, 2018 #5 Kent State (W) #4 Ball State (L) 76-73 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 19. Tayler Persons
REB: 13. Kyle Mallers
AST: 5. Tayler Persons
PTS: 19. Jaylin Walker
REB: 10. Adonis De La Rosa
AST: 6. Kevin Zabo
Mar 8, 2018 #7 Miami (OH) (L) #2 Toledo (W) 69-71 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 21. Jaelan Sanford
REB: 9. Tre'Shaun Fletcher
AST: 4. Tre'Shaun Fletcher
PTS: 20. Nike Sibande
REB: 8. Dalonte Brown
AST: 3. Isaiah Coleman-Lands
Mar 8, 2018 #11 Akron (L) #3 Eastern Michigan (W) 58-67 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 21. Elijah Minnie
REB: 14. Elijah Minnie
AST: 5. Paul Jackson
PTS: 14. Daniel Utomi
REB: 6. Eric Parrish
AST: 3. Jimond Ivey
Mar 9, 2018 #5 Kent State (L) #1 Buffalo (W) 61-78 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 22. Jeremy Harris
REB: 7. Jeremy Harris
AST: 4. Wes Clark
PTS: 16. Jalen Avery
REB: 16. Danny Pippen
AST: 3. Jalen Avery
Mar 9, 2018 #3 Eastern Michigan (L) #2 Toledo (W) 63-64 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 26. Marreon Jackson
REB: 12. Luke Knapke
AST: 4. Jaelan Sanford
PTS: 26. Paul Jackson
REB: 8. Tim Bond
AST: 5. Paul Jackson
Mar 10, 2018 #2 Toledo (L) #1 Buffalo (W) 66-76 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse PTS: 26. Wes Clark
REB: 8. Jeremy Harris
AST: 4. Davonta Jordan
PTS: 19. Jaelan Sanford
REB: 11. Luke Knapke
AST: 3. Willie Jackson