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Buffalo Bulls: Mid-American Conference Champs Seeded 6th in Tough West Region, How Far Will They Go?

CLEVELAND – Thanks to a 87-73 win vs Bowling Green in the MAC Conference men’s final, the Buffalo Bulls earned a sixth seed in the 2019 NCAA Men’s Tournament. The Bulls, 31-3, earned the conference's highest seed since 1979--when the Toledo Rockets earned a No.5 seed, and also the highest for the MAC since the NCAA expanded to 64 and 68 teams--in front of a raucous pro-Buffalo crowd of over
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New York’s Public Powerhouse! No.25 Bulls Primed For Deep Tourney Run!

BUFFALO, NEW YORK -- Thanks to their 80-57 win over Kent State in front of the largest crowd ever at Alumni Arena of 6,688, the No.25-ranked Buffalo Bulls look primed for a deep tournament run. Not many know of them, few can name their head coach or players, but the Bulls May be the most underrated 24-win college hoops team in the country. Led by fourth-year head coach Nate Oats,
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Northern Illinois Football: Huskies Offense Bogs Down vs. Utes

DEKALB, IL – The Northern Illinois Huskies were looking to even their record in a game dominated by defense. But Chase Hansen of the Utah Utes had other ideas. With Utah protecting a 10-6 lead late in the fourth quarter, Hanson picked off NIU QB Marcus Childers and raced 40 yards for the clinching score and Utah beat NIU by a score of 17-6 on Saturday night. With the win,
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Mid-America Conference: A Time To Look Back And Ahead For The MAC

The Mid-America Conference celebrated its past and looked toward the future when the conference had their annual meetings at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland. The past was having five new members inducted into the conference’s Hall of Fame. Leading the quintet of honorees was Orel Hershiser. The native of suburban Philadelphia starred at Bowling Green when in 1979 he was 6-2 with a 2.26 ERA and was named a
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Eleven

The 2018 Mid-American Conference tournament presented by visitmyrtlebeach.com began on Monday with eight teams looking to punch their tickets into Quicken Loans Arena and the quarterfinals on Thursday joining Buffalo, Toledo, Eastern Michigan, and Ball State The theme song in the four arenas should have been the old Bangles hit tune ‘Manic Monday’ as of the four games two ended on the last possession, one ended in overtime, and the
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Ten

Last week, in the Mid-American Conference…Four teams have punched their ticket to Quicken Loans Arena and the 2018 Mid-American Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament presented by visitmyrtlebeach.com as Eastern Michigan joined Buffalo, Toledo, and Ball State to grab the final ticket to the North Coast. The rest of the dance card is set with Kent State, Western Michigan, Miami, and Central Michigan all having home games in the first round beginning
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Nine

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…The Toledo Rockets are within range of the Western Division title Friday with their win coupled with Ball State’s loss giving the Midnight Blue and Gold a two-game lead with two games remaining. The loss was ended a five-game winning streak for the Cardinals and just their second loss at home this season…Eastern Michigan is making a surge for the fourth and final ‘bye’ into
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Eight

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…The Buffalo Bulls clinched the Eastern Division title outright for just the second time in their history with their win over Bowling Green along with returning to the top of the overall conference standings thanks to Toledo’s loss at Ball State. A team that is surging late in this season is Ball State. The Cardinals swept the season series from the West Division leading Rockets
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Seven

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…The battle for positioning in the upcoming 2018 MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament presented by visitMyrtleBeach.com began to heat up At the top, Toledo’s win on Friday night at Miami coupled with a loss by Buffalo at Northern Illinois, gave the Rockets the number one seed for the first time this season. Ball State and Western Michigan had a pair of victories and currently hold the
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Inside MAC Basketball 2017-18: Week Six

Last week in the Mid-American Conference…Both Buffalo (nine) and Toledo (seven) saw their winning streaks come to an end. Kent State and Ball State (the teams that ended the streaks respectively) fell on Saturday while Ohio and Central Michigan played a double-overtime game in Athens arguably one of the best games of the MAC season so far Here is “The week that was” on the hardwoods of the MAC EASTERN