Omni Rankingsô 2014-2015 Men's college basketball ratings through 4/6/15 games
Mid-American 14-15 13-14 12-13 -5
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Home court factor = 3.16 Record vs D-I teams
Season range Schedule strength Overall Conference Home Road Neutral vs 1-50 vs 51-150 vs 151+
Rank Team Rating D-I rank Max Min Rating D-I rank W L W L Streak Last 10 W L W L W L W L W L W L Highest single-game rating Lowest single-game rating
1 Buffalo 79.42 53 79.51 73.36 72.12 116 23 10 12 6 L1 8-2 11 2 10 7 2 1 0 3 9 5 14 2 vs Kent State 87.41 at Western Michigan 71.21
2 Central Michigan 75.64 92 78.22 68.49 69.51 170 20 9 12 6 L2 6-4 13 1 6 7 1 1 0 0 8 5 12 4 at McNeese State 86.09 at Ball State 64.02
3 Akron 75.36 97 75.77 72.47 70.64 148 20 14 9 9 L1 4-6 14 3 2 9 4 2 0 1 8 7 12 6 vs Northern Illinois 83.26 vs Miami (FL) 66.58
4 Toledo 74.82 102 78.83 74.76 71.35 127 20 13 11 7 L1 5-5 10 5 9 7 1 1 0 3 7 6 13 4 vs Eastern Michigan 86.12 at Eastern Michigan 61.86
5 Kent State 74.50 105 77.25 72.84 70.58 151 22 12 12 6 L1 6-4 11 4 10 7 1 1 0 1 6 8 16 3 vs Southern Illinois 82.41 at Buffalo 64.23
6 Eastern Michigan 72.21 134 75.05 70.90 70.25 156 17 14 8 10 L2 5-5 12 3 4 10 1 1 0 2 4 7 13 5 vs Ohio 86.36 at Toledo 64.00
7 Bowling Green 72.06 138 77.62 72.06 69.52 169 21 11 11 7 L1 4-6 11 5 10 5 0 1 0 1 4 7 17 3 at Drake 81.18 vs Canisius 57.93
8 Western Michigan 69.98 161 76.20 69.98 71.10 135 18 14 10 8 L2 6-4 11 3 5 9 2 2 0 0 6 13 12 1 vs Central Michigan 79.02 vs Cleveland State 56.65
9 Northern Illinois 69.40 174 70.84 64.68 70.60 149 13 16 8 10 L1 5-5 9 5 4 11 0 0 0 2 3 9 10 5 vs Central Michigan 81.44 vs Mississippi Valley 58.90
10 Miami (OH) 67.53 203 68.97 61.40 70.88 140 12 19 8 10 L2 5-5 9 7 3 10 0 2 0 2 5 10 7 7 at Bowling Green 78.91 at Ohio 52.67
11 Ohio 66.99 215 73.05 64.82 71.29 129 10 20 5 13 L1 2-8 8 7 1 11 1 2 0 0 3 15 7 5 vs Miami (OH) 81.12 at Eastern Michigan 54.52
12 Ball State 64.96 240 68.83 64.48 70.83 141 6 23 2 16 L17 0-10 5 9 1 14 0 0 0 2 2 12 4 9 vs Central Michigan 79.82 vs James Madison 54.47
MAC top performances MAC surprise performances MAC upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 Buffalo vs Kent State W 80 - 55 87.41 1 Ohio vs Miami (OH) W 95 - 65 16.30 1 Miami (OH) at Bowling Green W 67 - 56 14.46
2 Eastern Michigan vs Ohio W 76 - 40 86.36 2 Northern Illinois vs Hampton W 83 - 51 14.98 2 Ball State at Eastern Michigan W 60 - 59 OT 13.65
3 Toledo vs Eastern Michigan W 84 - 60 86.12 3 Eastern Michigan vs Toledo W 85 - 59 14.87 3 Northern Illinois at Toledo W 84 - 82 13.38
4 Central Michigan at McNeese State W 87 - 58 86.09 4 Eastern Michigan vs Ohio W 76 - 40 14.73 4 Eastern Michigan at Michigan W 45 - 42 11.77
5 Eastern Michigan vs Toledo W 85 - 59 86.09 5 Ball State vs Central Michigan W 83 - 65 14.20 5 Miami (OH) at Akron W 57 - 52 OT 10.44
6 Buffalo vs Ohio W 93 - 66 84.72 6 Miami (OH) at Bowling Green W 67 - 56 13.02 6 Ball State vs Central Michigan W 83 - 65 9.45
7 Central Michigan at Eastern Michigan W 72 - 56 84.55 7 Ohio vs DePaul W 99 - 78 12.62 7 Akron vs South Carolina W 68 - 63 9.27
8 Buffalo at Bowling Green W 68 - 56 84.29 8 Northern Illinois vs Central Michigan W 73 - 55 12.24 8 Western Michigan at Toledo W 81 - 78 OT 8.77
9 Buffalo at Canisius W 72 - 57 84.12 9 Buffalo vs Kent State W 80 - 55 11.33 9 Miami (OH) at Northern Illinois W 60 - 55 8.74
10 Buffalo at Eastern Michigan W 78 - 63 84.03 10 Central Michigan at McNeese State W 87 - 58 10.51 10 Kent State at Toledo W 76 - 75 OT 8.46
MAC standings MAC tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
East Division Conference Overall 1 Central Michigan
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Buffalo 12 6 23 10
2 Kent State 12 6 22 12
3 Bowling Green 11 7 21 11 4 Toledo @ Cleveland, OH Central Michigan
4 Akron 9 9 20 14    
5 Miami (OH) 8 10 12 19 5 Bowling Green  
6 Ohio 5 13 10 20    
@ Bowling Green, OH Bowling Green @ Cleveland, OH Toledo  
West Division Conference Overall    
Rank Team W L W L 12 Ball State
1 Central Michigan 12 6 20 9        
2 Toledo 11 7 20 13         @ Cleveland, OH Eastern Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Buffalo
3 Western Michigan 10 8 18 14         2015 MAC
4 Eastern Michigan 8 10 17 14 8 Eastern Michigan Men's Basketball
5 Northern Illinois 8 10 13 16   Tournament Champion
6 Ball State 2 16 6 23 @ Ypsilanti, MI Eastern Michigan   2 Buffalo
     
9 Miami (OH)  
MAC tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized          
Probabilities based on current ratings and projected tournament bracket         3 Kent State @ Cleveland, OH Buffalo
Reaching Reaching Winning          
Seed Team semifinals final tournament 6 Western Michigan
1 Central Michigan 100.00% 54.56% 24.38%  
2 Buffalo 100.00% 69.15% 43.64% @ Kalamazoo, MI Western Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Akron
3 Kent State 53.92% 17.27% 7.72%    
4 Toledo 54.18% 25.28% 10.50% 11 Ohio
5 Bowling Green 26.65% 12.67% 5.37%        
6 Western Michigan 18.42% 5.44% 2.27%         @ Cleveland, OH Akron
7 Akron 20.47% 6.61% 2.98%        
8 Eastern Michigan 17.01% 7.03% 2.57% 7 Akron
9 Miami (OH) 1.43% 0.32% 0.06%  
10 Northern Illinois 5.36% 1.26% 0.43% @ Akron, OH Akron
11 Ohio 1.82% 0.28% 0.07%  
12 Ball State 0.73% 0.13% 0.02% 10 Northern Illinois © Omni Rankings