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1996-97 Mid-American Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 149-135, .525 W-L% (8th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 1.17 (11th of 31) ▪ SOS: 1.13 (11th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Bowling Green State and Miami (OH)
Conf. Tournament Champion: Miami (OH)

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Miami (OH))

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 Bowling Green State 13 5 .722 22 10 .688 81.4 74.5 8.5 1.6 Reg. Season Champion
2 Miami (OH) 13 5 .722 21 9 .700 73.4 65.0 9.0 0.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
3 Ohio 12 6 .667 17 10 .630 73.9 71.4 4.1 1.6
4 Eastern Michigan 11 7 .611 22 10 .688 79.6 77.1 4.1 1.7
5 Ball State 9 9 .500 16 13 .552 74.5 74.1 1.8 1.5
6 Western Michigan 9 9 .500 14 14 .500 66.9 68.1 -0.4 0.8
7 Kent State 7 11 .389 9 18 .333 67.2 73.9 -4.0 2.7
8 Toledo 6 12 .333 13 14 .481 71.3 71.2 0.0 -0.1
9 Akron 6 12 .333 8 18 .308 70.4 72.6 -1.2 1.0
10 Central Michigan 4 14 .222 7 19 .269 71.7 81.9 -10.2 0.0

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Akron - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ball State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bowling Green State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Central Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kent State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (OH) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Toledo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Tue, Mar 4 Toledo 69 @ Bowling Green State 94
Tue, Mar 4 Western Michigan 74 @ Ohio 68
Tue, Mar 4 Ball State 75 @ Eastern Michigan 85
Tue, Mar 4 Kent State 65 @ Miami (OH) 75

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7 Miami (OH) 84 @ Western Michigan 67
Fri, Mar 7 Bowling Green State 64 @ Eastern Michigan 73

Final
Sat, Mar 8 Eastern Michigan 76 @ Miami (OH) 96

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Miami (OH) lost (68-56) versus Clemson (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played