Omni Rankingsô 2015-2016 Men's college basketball ratings through 4/4/16 games
Mid-American 15-16 14-15 13-14 -5
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Home court factor = 3.26 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 Akron 76.55 90 80.75 74.32 68.77 199 25 9 13 5 L2 6-4 14 0 6 8 5 1 0 1 11 5 14 3 vs Bowling Green 85.75 at Miami (OH) 63.60
2 Buffalo 73.42 120 73.42 65.98 71.36 129 19 15 10 8 L1 6-4 9 5 5 9 5 1 0 5 7 8 12 2 vs Ohio 79.56 vs Ohio 59.91
3 Toledo 72.93 125 78.87 72.61 68.24 212 16 15 8 10 L4 4-6 8 6 6 8 2 1 0 0 4 10 12 5 vs Miami (OH) 85.30 at Ball State 64.49
4 Eastern Michigan 71.20 145 76.41 69.43 71.89 117 14 15 9 9 L1 7-3 10 3 4 11 0 1 0 2 7 8 7 5 at Central Michigan 81.83 at Ball State 55.37
5 Central Michigan 71.10 146 73.41 62.92 70.17 165 14 16 10 8 L3 4-6 10 4 4 8 0 4 0 1 5 8 9 7 vs Kent State 84.36 vs WKU 55.43
6 Ohio 70.94 148 73.84 68.99 68.81 198 22 12 11 7 L1 6-4 15 3 5 6 2 3 0 0 8 8 14 4 at Buffalo 83.19 vs Bowling Green 58.30
7 Ball State 70.84 149 73.12 65.74 68.39 208 20 14 10 8 L1 5-5 12 6 6 8 2 0 1 0 4 8 15 6 vs Eastern Michigan 87.11 at Indiana State 64.45
8 Northern Illinois 69.29 170 72.56 68.58 69.14 189 17 13 9 9 L2 5-5 14 1 3 10 0 2 0 0 8 9 9 4 vs Eastern Michigan 79.42 at Miami (OH) 61.75
9 Western Michigan 69.04 174 71.06 67.44 70.50 155 11 19 7 11 L1 4-6 8 5 2 12 1 2 0 2 6 9 5 8 vs Buffalo 78.23 at Toledo 58.30
10 Kent State 67.81 191 73.60 67.81 69.62 177 18 13 10 8 L2 4-6 12 3 6 8 0 2 0 2 5 9 13 2 vs Louisiana Monroe 78.12 at Central Michigan 59.18
11 Miami (OH) 65.57 230 69.60 61.35 70.26 162 12 20 6 12 L1 5-5 9 8 3 11 0 1 0 1 5 13 7 6 at Dayton 76.09 at Toledo 53.56
12 Bowling Green 64.42 244 70.22 63.00 68.99 195 14 18 5 13 L1 3-7 5 8 7 8 2 2 0 1 5 10 9 7 at Ohio 78.42 at Wright State 49.24
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 Ball State vs Eastern Michigan W 115 - 79 87.11 1 Ball State vs Eastern Michigan W 115 - 79 16.15 1 Ball State vs Valparaiso W 69 - 66 14.00
2 Akron vs Bowling Green W 89 - 54 85.75 2 Bowling Green at Ohio W 91 - 75 13.58 2 Miami (OH) at Buffalo W 67 - 59 11.43
3 Akron at Arkansas W 88 - 80 85.65 3 Central Michigan vs Kent State W 88 - 61 12.84 3 Miami (OH) vs Akron W 77 - 64 11.28
4 Toledo vs Miami (OH) W 93 - 49 85.30 4 Miami (OH) vs Akron W 77 - 64 12.49 4 Bowling Green at Ohio W 91 - 75 10.31
5 Central Michigan vs Kent State W 88 - 61 84.36 5 Ohio at Buffalo W 94 - 75 12.44 5 Bowling Green at Eastern Michigan W 84 - 79 9.45
6 Toledo vs Western Michigan W 89 - 62 83.48 6 Bowling Green at Cleveland State W 62 - 47 11.94 6 Miami (OH) at Ball State W 49 - 47 9.44
7 Ohio at Buffalo W 94 - 75 83.19 7 Central Michigan vs Ohio W 72 - 49 11.67 7 Bowling Green vs Central Michigan W 62 - 59 8.89
8 Akron vs Miami (OH) W 75 - 46 83.09 8 Bowling Green at Southeast Missouri W 79 - 52 11.48 8 Miami (OH) at Western Michigan W 45 - 44 8.50
9 Akron vs Iona W 78 - 64 82.80 9 Ball State vs Toledo W 87 - 69 11.40 9 Bowling Green at Kent State W 70 - 69 8.50
10 Toledo vs North Carolina A&T W 95 - 62 82.17 10 Akron vs Bowling Green W 89 - 54 11.34 10 Ohio at Toledo W 81 - 79 8.38
MAC standings MAC tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
East Division Conference Overall 1 Akron
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Akron 13 5 25 9 8 Eastern Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Akron
2 Ohio 11 7 22 12      
3 Buffalo 10 8 19 15 @ Ypsilanti, MI Eastern Michigan  
4 Kent State 10 8 18 13    
5 Miami (OH) 6 12 12 20 9 Toledo @ Cleveland, OH Akron
6 Bowling Green 5 13 14 18            
      4 Central Michigan    
West Division Conference Overall              
Rank Team W L W L 5 Kent State @ Cleveland, OH Bowling Green  
1 Central Michigan 10 8 14 16      
2 Ball State 10 8 20 14 @ Kent, OH Bowling Green  
3 Eastern Michigan 9 9 14 15    
4 Northern Illinois 9 9 17 13 12 Bowling Green @ Cleveland, OH Buffalo
5 Toledo 8 10 16 15           2016 Mid-American
6 Western Michigan 7 11 11 19       2 Ohio   Men's Basketball
            Tournament Champion
7 Northern Illinois @ Cleveland, OH Ohio  
MAC tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized        
Probabilities based on pre-tournament ratings and projected tournament bracket @ DeKalb, IL Northern Illinois    
Reaching Reaching Winning      
Seed Team semifinals final tournament 10 Western Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Buffalo
1 Akron 100.00% 65.65% 44.57%          
2 Ohio 100.00% 53.98% 20.89%       3 Buffalo  
3 Buffalo 52.11% 24.33% 8.68%            
4 Central Michigan 57.21% 20.77% 11.36% 6 Ball State @ Cleveland, OH Buffalo
5 Kent State 10.42% 2.50% 1.00%    
6 Ball State 23.24% 11.42% 4.33% @ Muncie, IN Miami (OH)
7 Northern Illinois 14.98% 6.60% 2.20%  
8 Eastern Michigan 12.65% 3.68% 1.71% 11 Miami (OH)
9 Toledo 18.57% 7.26% 4.18% © Omni Rankings
10 Western Michigan 7.29% 2.98% 0.91%
11 Miami (OH) 2.38% 0.69% 0.14%
12 Bowling Green 1.14% 0.15% 0.04%