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MAC men’s basketball schedule released

August 19, 2011

1/7 @ Northern Illinois
1/11 Central Michigan
1/14 @ Ball State
1/18 Western Michigan
1/21 Toledo
1/24 @ Buffalo
1/28 Bowling Green
2/1 @ Miami
2/4 @ Akron
2/8 Kent State
2/11 Ohio
2/14 @ Central Michigan
2/22 Northern Illinois
2/25 Ball State
2/29 @ Western Michigan
3/3 @ Toledo

We’ll dig deeper into the schedule as basketball season approaches, but I have a few quick thoughts for now:

  • It’s the usual structure of one round of division games, then interdivision games, then the second round of division games. I do like this structure.
  • There are no long home stands or road trips: no more than two consecutive home or road games at any point.
  • Since the last two games are on the road, Senior Day will be Saturday, February 25.

What do you think about this schedule for EMU?

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Kenneth Barna permalink
    August 19, 2011 9:43 pm

    Dear cmadler,
    What happened to the non-league schedule? The league shedule is always a home and away for our division, with as you said, the other division one game each. Not too much to get excited about. I do hope they can win more than nine games this year.

    • August 20, 2011 5:40 am

      EMU’s non-league schedule is always announced later, though parts of it can sometimes be pieced together as other teams announce their non-league schedules. Last year the men’s schedule was announced September 7 and the women’s schedule was announced September 29.

      I was a little surprised to see the conference scheduling unchanged this year. Given the changes to the tournament format — particularly that it now ignores the divisions — I thought they might have changed the schedule to ignore the divisions also and just do an unbalanced round-robin.

  2. Kenneth Barna permalink
    August 20, 2011 9:45 am

    Dear cmadler,
    I could go for that. My only priority, would be to play both Western and Central twice, then they could do whatever they want

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