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1988-89 Mid-American Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 142-122, .538 W-L% (17th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 0.30 (16th of 33) ▪ SOS: 0.79 (15th of 33)

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

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Ball State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Ball State)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Ball State 14 2 .875 29 3 .906 71.1 61.8 9.5 0.1 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Kent State 11 5 .688 20 11 .645 74.2 69.3 5.6 0.7 *Overall W-L adjusted to 21-10, conference W-L adjusted to 12-4
3 Toledo 9 7 .563 16 15 .516 67.1 68.3 -1.2 0.0 *Overall W-L adjusted to 18-13, conference W-L adjusted to 11-5
4 Eastern Michigan 7 9 .438 16 13 .552 76.0 76.0 1.2 1.2 *Overall W-L adjusted to 17-12, conference W-L adjusted to 8-8
5 Central Michigan 6 10 .375 12 16 .429 68.2 71.9 -3.4 0.3 *Overall W-L adjusted to 13-15, conference W-L adjusted to 7-9
6 Bowling Green State 6 10 .375 12 16 .429 65.0 69.7 -3.7 1.0 *Overall W-L adjusted to 13-15, conference W-L adjusted to 7-9
7 Western Michigan 6 10 .375 12 16 .429 70.5 77.5 -4.4 2.6
7 Ohio 5 11 .313 12 17 .414 75.7 78.0 -2.2 0.1 *Overall W-L adjusted to 13-16, conference W-L adjusted to 6-10
9 Miami (OH) 8 8 .500 13 15 .464 70.4 70.4 1.2 1.2 *Overall W-L adjusted to 5-23, conference W-L adjusted to 1-15

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/22 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/7 Final
Ball State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 19 19 18
Bowling Green State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Central Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kent State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (OH) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Toledo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 9 Bowling Green State 56 @ Kent State 65
Thu, Mar 9 Central Michigan 55 @ Toledo 75
Thu, Mar 9 Eastern Michigan 70 @ Miami (OH) 69

First Round
Thu, Mar 9 Ohio 61 @ Western Michigan 55

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 10 Ball State 62 @ Ohio 46

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 10 Kent State 88 @ Toledo 43
Sat, Mar 11 Ball State 77 @ Eastern Michigan 76

Final
Sun, Mar 12 Ball State 67 @ Kent State 65

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Ball State won (68-64) versus Pittsburgh (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Ball State lost (72-60) versus Illinois (Midwest Regional)