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2002 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 80-91, .468 W-L% (10th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -6.82 (10th of 12) ▪ SOS: -5.18 (12th of 12)

Division Champions: Marshall (East) and Toledo (West)
Conference Champion: Marshall (Won Championship Game 49-45)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Marshall)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Marshall)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Marshall 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 35.2 24.2 2.97 -7.03
Central Florida 7 5 .583 6 2 .750 32.6 26.3 0.29 -5.13
Miami (OH) 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 32.0 27.1 0.23 -2.44
Ohio 4 8 .333 4 4 .500 24.9 31.2 -10.71 -5.21
Akron 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 27.1 31.6 -9.42 -4.92
Kent State 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 16.8 35.3 -16.47 -4.72
Buffalo 1 11 .083 0 8 .000 17.8 34.7 -20.36 -6.69
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Northern Illinois 8 4 .667 7 1 .875 31.3 24.8 -0.42 -4.75
Toledo 9 5 .643 7 1 .875 35.4 27.0 3.24 -3.12
Bowling Green State 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 40.8 25.3 2.70 -7.96
Ball State 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 23.2 27.8 -8.30 -5.30
Western Michigan 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 25.3 27.5 -6.65 -3.57
Central Michigan 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 22.3 32.0 -11.89 -5.80
Eastern Michigan 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 23.8 47.2 -20.64 -5.89

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Marshall 19 19 16 16                           24
Bowling Green State                 25 24 21 20            

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2002-12-26 Motor City Bowl Boston College 51 Toledo 25 Motor City Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2002-12-18 GMAC Bowl Marshall 38 Louisville 15 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Michael Wafzig (Miami (OH)) 41.6
2. Pat Fleming (Bowling Green State) 39.2

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Chris Roberson (Eastern Michigan) 11.0

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Dan Sheldon (Northern Illinois) 3
2. Kendrick Mosley (Western Michigan) 2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Martez Johnson (Bowling Green State) 22.2
2. Chris Roberson (Eastern Michigan) 20.5

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Tyrone Walker (Western Michigan) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Keon Jackson* (Toledo) 2