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1981-82 Mid-American Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 140-135, .509 W-L% (4th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -4.83 (21st of 30) ▪ SOS: -3.25 (22nd of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Ball State
Conf. Tournament Champion: Northern Illinois

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Northern Illinois)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Ball State 12 4 .750 17 11 .607 69.2 66.9 -1.4 -3.6 Reg. Season Champion
2 Bowling Green State 10 6 .625 18 11 .621 74.2 71.2 -0.7 -3.7
3 Northern Illinois 9 7 .563 16 14 .533 68.0 69.4 -2.5 -1.1 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Eastern Michigan 8 8 .500 15 12 .556 65.1 66.5 -6.2 -4.8
5 Western Michigan 8 8 .500 15 14 .517 66.5 68.4 -5.1 -3.3
6 Ohio 8 8 .500 13 14 .481 63.6 66.0 -5.7 -3.3
7 Miami (OH) 8 8 .500 11 16 .407 71.0 72.2 -3.6 -2.4
8 Toledo 7 9 .438 15 11 .577 74.5 72.9 -2.3 -3.8
9 Kent State 6 10 .375 10 16 .385 66.4 72.8 -9.7 -3.3
10 Central Michigan 4 12 .250 10 16 .385 66.6 74.6 -11.2 -3.2

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 Final
Ball State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bowling Green State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Central Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kent State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (OH) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Toledo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Mon, Mar 1 Miami (OH) 78 @ Bowling Green State 81
Mon, Mar 1 Ohio 68 @ Northern Illinois 70
Mon, Mar 1 Western Michigan 44 @ Eastern Michigan 42

Semifinal
Tue, Mar 2 Bowling Green State 66 @ Northern Illinois 67
Tue, Mar 2 Ball State 76 @ Western Michigan 72

Final
Wed, Mar 3 Ball State 75 @ Northern Illinois 79

Third Place
Wed, Mar 3 Bowling Green State 86 @ Western Michigan 83

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Northern Illinois lost (77-68) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)