Omni Rankingsô 2016-2017 Women's college basketball ratings through 4/2/17 games
Mid-American 16-17 15-16 14-15 -5
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Home court factor = 2.57 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 Central Michigan 79.82 61 81.24 69.25 71.28 116 23 9 15 3 L2 7-3 15 1 6 7 2 1 0 3 12 6 11 0 at Western Michigan 87.79 vs Utah Valley 66.99
2 Ball State 78.95 67 80.56 74.69 70.13 144 20 11 14 4 L3 6-4 9 5 10 3 1 3 0 4 8 5 12 2 at Akron 87.25 vs Lipscomb 59.82
3 Toledo 77.38 84 83.03 76.53 72.08 101 24 9 12 6 L1 8-2 11 4 9 3 4 2 0 3 12 6 12 0 at Cleveland State 86.65 vs Creighton 67.93
4 Ohio 76.71 92 83.82 76.71 70.86 123 22 10 12 6 L2 5-5 14 2 8 7 0 1 0 2 8 7 14 1 vs Buffalo 90.92 at North Carolina A&T 69.12
5 Buffalo 75.96 97 80.47 74.59 70.73 128 22 10 10 8 L1 6-4 13 4 8 4 1 2 0 0 8 9 14 1 vs Hofstra 85.19 at Ohio 67.21
6 Kent State 74.04 115 74.04 67.23 71.95 104 19 13 13 5 L2 7-3 11 3 7 7 1 3 0 4 7 8 12 1 at Miami (OH) 81.73 at Detroit Mercy 60.07
7 Northern Illinois 73.99 117 75.75 68.58 71.41 111 21 12 12 6 L2 4-6 9 4 10 6 2 2 0 2 10 9 11 1 vs Western Michigan 86.06 vs Akron 55.98
8 Western Michigan 71.44 145 74.82 71.22 69.38 169 19 13 8 10 L1 5-5 9 6 8 6 2 1 0 2 3 11 16 0 at Miami (OH) 81.23 vs Northern Illinois 59.78
9 Bowling Green 64.87 221 67.16 62.13 72.12 99 6 22 4 14 L3 3-7 1 11 3 10 2 1 0 2 1 15 5 5 vs Akron 79.26 vs Cleveland State 57.30
10 Miami (OH) 64.08 229 68.13 61.76 69.65 164 9 21 5 13 L1 4-6 2 10 5 9 2 2 0 0 0 15 9 6 at Northern Kentucky 72.09 at Morehead State 49.71
11 Akron 62.22 263 69.64 62.22 70.56 132 7 21 2 16 L11 0-10 1 10 6 10 0 1 0 2 1 15 6 4 at Northern Illinois 85.77 at Bowling Green 50.41
12 Eastern Michigan 62.13 265 74.44 59.38 71.12 118 5 25 1 17 L11 0-10 3 10 1 13 1 2 0 1 0 19 5 5 vs St. Bonaventure 73.35 vs Central Michigan 51.55
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 Ohio vs Buffalo W 83 - 55 90.92 1 Akron at Northern Illinois W 84 - 55 19.77 1 Bowling Green at Buffalo W 64 - 62 14.24
2 Ohio at Middle Tennessee W 73 - 52 88.51 2 Bowling Green vs Akron W 86 - 50 15.44 2 Kent State at Ohio W 68 - 65 13.75
3 Central Michigan at Western Michigan W 94 - 73 87.79 3 Northern Illinois vs Western Michigan W 83 - 55 13.45 3 Akron at Northern Illinois W 84 - 55 12.32
4 Ball State at Akron W 90 - 63 87.25 4 Central Michigan vs Illinois W 82 - 51 12.42 4 Ball State at Toledo W 51 - 45 9.64
5 Ohio vs Duquesne W 64 - 46 86.92 5 Ohio vs Buffalo W 83 - 55 12.30 5 Western Michigan vs Central Michigan W 67 - 63 8.80
6 Toledo at Cleveland State W 92 - 59 86.65 6 Northern Illinois at Bradley W 81 - 51 11.03 6 Northern Illinois at Toledo W 77 - 73 8.48
7 Ohio at High Point W 76 - 48 86.34 7 Kent State at Miami (OH) W 78 - 51 10.33 7 Northern Illinois at Ball State W 101 - 96 7.43
8 Central Michigan vs Northern Illinois W 109 - 86 86.34 8 Northern Illinois vs Illinois State W 108 - 66 9.74 8 Kent State at Western Michigan W 71 - 67 7.29
9 Toledo vs Buffalo W 85 - 63 86.32 9 Toledo at Cleveland State W 92 - 59 9.65 9 Bowling Green at Akron W 62 - 58 7.28
10 Northern Illinois vs Western Michigan W 83 - 55 86.06 10 Kent State at Eastern Michigan W 86 - 67 9.52 10 Kent State vs FGCU W 77 - 64 6.03
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 Kent State 13 5 19 13 8 Western Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Western Michigan
2 Ohio 12 6 22 10      
3 Buffalo 10 8 22 10 @ Kalamazoo, MI Western Michigan  
4 Miami (OH) 5 13 9 21    
5 Bowling Green 4 14 6 22 9 Miami (OH) @ Cleveland, OH Northern Illinois
6 Akron 2 16 7 21    
4 Northern Illinois    
West Division Conference Overall      
Rank Team W L W L 5 Ohio @ Cleveland, OH Northern Illinois  
1 Central Michigan 15 3 23 9      
2 Ball State 14 4 20 11 @ Athens, OH Ohio  
3 Toledo 12 6 24 9    
4 Northern Illinois 12 6 21 12 12 Eastern Michigan @ Cleveland, OH Toledo
5 Western Michigan 8 10 19 13   2017 MAC
6 Eastern Michigan 1 17 5 25 2 Ball State   Women's Basketball
    Tournament Champion
7 Buffalo @ Cleveland, OH Buffalo  
MAC tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized        
Probabilities based on pre-tournament ratings and tournament bracket @ Buffalo, NY Buffalo    
Reaching Reaching Winning      
Seed Team semifinals final tournament 10 Bowling Green @ Cleveland, OH Toledo
1 Central Michigan 80.94% 56.38% 35.24%  
2 Ball State 68.85% 44.07% 23.53% 3 Kent State  
3 Kent State 39.80% 13.13% 4.22%    
4 Northern Illinois 36.35% 9.70% 3.06% 6 Toledo @ Cleveland, OH Toledo
5 Ohio 62.04% 26.38% 12.99%    
6 Toledo 58.43% 27.65% 12.71% @ Toledo, OH Toledo
7 Buffalo 29.40% 14.67% 5.79%  
8 Western Michigan 17.58% 7.18% 2.38% 11 Akron
9 Miami (OH) 1.49% 0.24% 0.03%
10 Bowling Green 1.75% 0.31% 0.04%
11 Akron 1.77% 0.17% 0.02% © Omni Rankings
12 Eastern Michigan 1.60% 0.13% 0.01%