Bobcats rain threes in victory over Miami

The Ohio men’s basketball team improved to 5-0 in conference play with a 74-62 win at Miami, thanks in part to stellar three point shooting. Ohio shot 12-25 from behind the arc and hit five straight threes to begin the second half. The Bobcats jumped out to a 58-36 lead and never looked back. “A…

The MAC Blog: Bowl Preview

Some said that a MAC team would never make it to a BCS game. Maybe the Mayans were right. For the third straight season, the MAC Championship Game kept players and fans alike on the edge of their seats. Kent State erased a a 14 point deficit with a Spencer Keith touchdown pass and a…

The MAC Blog: (Marathon) Championship Week

Conference Championship Preview: Kent State and Northern Illinois are set to clash in Detroit on Friday. Here’s how the teams stack up. Quarterbacks: Spencer Keith will step under center for Kent State. A four-year starter from Little Rock, Arkansas, Keith ranks third in school history in passing yards, passing touchdowns, and completions. His experience and leadership have been…

The MAC Blog: The Stage is Set

Division champions were crowned last week, as both Northern Illinois and Kent State prevailed in matchups against second place divisional foes. The Huskies and Golden Flashes will meet November 30 at Detroit’s Ford Field for the conference title. In the mean time… Player of the Week: Kent State RB Dri Archer. They say lightning never…

The MAC Blog: David topples Goliath

Two huge upsets reshaped the conference standings this week in the Mid-American Conference. While Toledo still controls its own destiny in the west division, it dropped out of the AP Poll and lost some momentum heading into a crucial showdown with Northern Illinois. Toledo’s loss allowed Kent State to take the Rocket’s #25 spot in…

The MAC Blog: The Stretch Run Begins

It is a light slate of games in the Mid-American Conference this week, as teams took bye weeks to prepare for weeknight matchups down the road. In the polls, Toledo snuck into the BCS standings for the first time since 2001, with Kent State and Northern Illinois close on their heels. The Flashes and Huskies…

The MAC Blog: Real Recognize Real

The Mid-American Conference was the talk of the college football world this week. Ok, not really. But national analysts are starting to take the conference seriously. Ohio became the first MAC team since Northern Illinois in 2010 to be ranked in the BCS. Toledo received 49 votes in the AP Top 25, and is now…