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1997-98 Mid-American Conference Season Summary

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Record: 165-167, .497 W-L% (15th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 0.14 (13th of 30) ▪ SOS: 1.01 (13th of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Akron (East) and Ball State (West)
Tournament Champion: Eastern Michigan

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan)

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

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Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Akron R 13 5 .722 17 10 .630 74.6 68.4 5.6 -0.7
2 Kent State  9 9 .500 13 17 .433 68.0 72.4 -3.8 0.7
3 Miami (OH)  9 9 .500 17 12 .586 68.0 66.3 3.6 1.9
4 Marshall  7 11 .389 11 16 .407 66.4 70.0 -3.0 0.6
5 Bowling Green State  7 11 .389 10 16 .385 67.5 71.7 -3.2 1.0
6 Ohio  3 15 .167 5 21 .192 64.0 77.5 -11.1 2.4
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Ball State R 14 4 .778 21 8 .724 77.5 70.7 7.5 0.7
2 Western Michigan 14 4 .778 21 8 .724 78.8 70.4 10.3 1.9
3 Eastern MichiganT 13 5 .722 20 10 .667 79.8 75.7 6.7 2.7
4 Toledo  10 8 .556 15 12 .556 69.5 65.2 4.6 0.2
5 Northern Illinois  6 12 .333 10 16 .385 66.8 68.9 -3.9 -1.9
6 Central Michigan  3 15 .167 5 21 .192 68.6 82.6 -11.6 2.5

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Sat, Feb 28Kent State95@Akron88
Sat, Feb 28Marshall76@Ball State93
Sat, Feb 28Miami (OH)67@Western Michigan63
Sat, Feb 28Toledo79@Eastern Michigan98

Semifinal
Tue, Mar 3Ball State92@Eastern Michigan93
Tue, Mar 3Kent State59@Miami (OH)64

Final
Wed, Mar 4Eastern Michigan92@Miami (OH)77

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Eastern Michigan lost (83-71) versus Michigan State (East Regional)
Western Michigan won (75-72) versus Clemson (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Western Michigan lost (83-65) versus Stanford (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played