Omni Rankingsô 2016-2017 Men's college basketball ratings through 4/3/17 games
Mid-American 16-17 15-16 14-15 -5
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Home court factor = 2.86 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 Ohio 75.16 94 78.35 73.55 69.10 181 19 11 11 7 L1 6-4 11 4 7 6 1 1 0 0 6 8 13 3 vs Western Michigan 86.01 vs Central Michigan 66.11
2 Akron 74.42 103 76.28 71.51 70.30 144 26 9 14 4 L1 5-5 12 2 8 6 6 1 0 2 11 4 15 3 vs Ohio 82.39 vs Miami (OH) 64.62
3 Buffalo 73.80 108 75.28 68.71 70.90 130 15 15 11 7 L1 7-3 7 5 7 8 1 2 0 3 3 8 12 4 at Ball State 86.63 at Toledo 56.03
4 Toledo 73.13 117 74.72 69.23 70.21 147 16 17 9 9 L2 5-5 11 4 4 10 1 3 0 2 5 8 11 7 vs Buffalo 86.88 at Kent State 59.25
5 Kent State 71.99 133 72.85 66.76 69.13 180 21 14 10 8 L1 8-2 9 6 7 5 5 3 0 1 8 6 13 7 vs Toledo 81.68 at Oregon State 58.96
6 Western Michigan 71.78 139 72.88 62.72 70.73 135 15 16 11 7 L1 9-1 12 2 3 10 0 4 0 2 4 7 11 7 vs Ball State 81.80 at Cleveland State 53.30
7 Eastern Michigan 70.66 155 75.30 69.36 71.15 127 12 17 7 11 L1 3-7 6 6 5 10 1 1 0 2 2 11 10 4 at Bowling Green 85.93 at Syracuse 60.90
8 Ball State 69.61 175 73.43 67.44 67.51 248 20 13 11 7 L2 6-4 10 5 7 7 3 1 0 0 5 8 15 5 at Buffalo 78.42 vs Buffalo 55.33
9 Northern Illinois 68.79 185 71.35 68.60 69.85 152 12 17 7 11 L4 2-8 6 8 6 9 0 0 0 1 2 8 10 8 at Central Michigan 82.60 vs Western Michigan 62.00
10 Central Michigan 65.20 234 74.34 64.40 69.49 162 14 16 6 12 L8 2-8 8 5 5 9 1 2 0 0 5 8 9 8 at Ohio 79.51 vs Eastern Michigan 52.20
11 Bowling Green 65.03 236 67.29 63.08 69.48 163 12 19 7 11 L3 4-6 9 7 3 12 0 0 0 1 3 12 9 6 vs Morgan State 77.80 vs Eastern Michigan 53.58
12 Miami (OH) 63.69 259 67.52 61.80 69.69 158 9 21 4 14 L2 2-8 8 8 1 13 0 0 0 0 2 12 7 9 at UCF 72.74 vs Bowling Green 53.92
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 Toledo vs Buffalo W 86 - 54 86.88 1 Buffalo at Ball State W 96 - 69 15.36 1 Miami (OH) at Akron W 79 - 75 15.56
2 Buffalo at Ball State W 96 - 69 86.63 2 Toledo vs Buffalo W 86 - 54 15.14 2 Kent State at Texas W 63 - 58 11.99
3 Ohio vs Western Michigan W 89 - 58 86.01 3 Eastern Michigan at Central Michigan W 109 - 81 14.08 3 Central Michigan at Ohio W 97 - 87 11.14
4 Eastern Michigan at Bowling Green W 81 - 53 85.93 4 Bowling Green vs Morgan State W 90 - 58 13.93 4 Bowling Green at Kent State W 84 - 83 OT 10.11
5 Eastern Michigan at Central Michigan W 109 - 81 84.56 5 Eastern Michigan at Bowling Green W 81 - 53 13.71 5 Toledo at Ohio W 79 - 76 9.18
6 Ohio at Bowling Green W 96 - 72 84.29 6 Northern Illinois at Central Michigan W 89 - 66 13.55 6 Akron at Houston W 78 - 75 9.04
7 Ohio vs Bryant W 79 - 53 83.27 7 Kent State vs Toledo W 85 - 61 12.94 7 Kent State at Akron W 70 - 67 8.62
8 Northern Illinois at Central Michigan W 89 - 66 82.60 8 Western Michigan vs Toledo W 90 - 74 11.62 8 Ball State at Toledo W 82 - 74 7.86
9 Ohio vs Kent State W 85 - 67 82.53 9 Western Michigan vs Ball State W 80 - 55 11.52 9 Buffalo at Eastern Michigan W 77 - 68 7.82
10 Ohio vs Akron W 85 - 70 82.41 10 Eastern Michigan vs Long Beach State W 98 - 72 11.03 10 Ball State at Eastern Michigan W 88 - 80 7.81
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 14 4 26 9 8 Eastern Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Akron
2 Ohio 11 7 19 11      
3 Buffalo 11 7 15 15 @ Ypsilanti, MI Eastern Michigan  
4 Kent State 10 8 21 14    
5 Bowling Green 7 11 12 19 9 Northern Illinois @ Cleveland, OH Akron
6 Miami (OH) 4 14 9 21    
4 Ball State    
West Division Conference Overall      
Rank Team W L W L 5 Western Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Ball State  
1 Western Michigan 11 7 15 16      
2 Ball State 11 7 20 13 @ Kalamazoo, MI Western Michigan  
3 Toledo 9 9 16 17    
4 Eastern Michigan 7 11 12 17 12 Miami (OH) @ Cleveland, OH Kent State
5 Northern Illinois 7 11 12 17   2017 MAC
6 Central Michigan 6 12 14 16 2 Ohio   Men's Basketball
    Tournament Champion
7 Toledo @ Cleveland, OH Ohio  
MAC tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized        
Probabilities based on current ratings and tournament bracket @ Toledo, OH Toledo    
Reaching Reaching Winning      
Seed Team semifinals final tournament 10 Bowling Green @ Cleveland, OH Kent State
1 Akron 60.72% 36.80% 16.95%  
2 Ohio 56.59% 33.68% 20.80% 3 Buffalo  
3 Buffalo 64.45% 29.56% 16.80%    
4 Ball State 43.36% 16.56% 5.28% 6 Kent State @ Cleveland, OH Kent State
5 Western Michigan 52.49% 25.91% 10.84%    
6 Kent State 31.50% 11.47% 5.32% @ Kent, OH Kent State
7 Toledo 31.98% 15.71% 8.08%  
8 Eastern Michigan 30.04% 16.02% 6.29% 11 Central Michigan
9 Northern Illinois 9.24% 3.87% 1.14%
10 Bowling Green 3.50% 0.90% 0.25%
11 Central Michigan 4.05% 0.76% 0.19%
12 Miami (OH) 4.15% 0.84% 0.14% © Omni Rankings