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2003 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 83-89, .483 W-L% (10th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -6.42 (11th of 12) ▪ SOS: -4.84 (11th of 12)

Division Champions: Miami (OH) (East) and Bowling Green State (West)
Conference Champion: Miami (OH) (Won Championship Game 49-27)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Bowling Green State and Miami (OH))

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Miami (OH) 13 1 .929 8 0 1.000 43.0 19.4 14.21 -3.29
Marshall 8 4 .667 6 2 .750 29.2 23.2 2.42 -4.49
Akron 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 36.3 29.4 -5.96 -8.62
Kent State 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 26.8 33.0 -8.65 -4.31
Central Florida 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 18.7 31.1 -16.37 -5.37
Ohio 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 21.9 31.0 -13.54 -4.54
Buffalo 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 14.8 37.1 -18.46 -2.29
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Bowling Green State 11 3 .786 7 1 .875 33.6 21.7 4.90 -3.03
Northern Illinois 10 2 .833 6 2 .750 32.2 21.5 2.54 -7.46
Toledo 8 4 .667 6 2 .750 32.4 23.8 0.39 -5.78
Western Michigan 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 27.6 30.8 -6.40 -3.81
Ball State 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 21.8 32.2 -10.31 -2.40
Eastern Michigan 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 17.1 30.9 -17.79 -6.29
Central Michigan 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 23.1 35.7 -16.93 -6.10

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/1 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Miami (OH)                       23 18 15 14 14 10
Bowling Green State                 23 17 15 25 22 22 20   23
Northern Illinois         20 17 16 12 12 21 23 21          

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2003-12-26 Motor City Bowl Bowling Green State 28 Northwestern 24 Motor City Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2003-12-18 GMAC Bowl Miami (OH) 49 Louisville 28 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Philip Ems (Ball State) 37.3

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Ryne Robinson* (Miami (OH)) 3
2. Matt Cherry (Akron) 2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Michael Torres (Central Florida) 16.4

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. John Busing* (Miami (OH)) 2