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Most Recent Story: 2010 MAC Tournament Preview

Championship Week is upon us and it's time to start finding out who's worthy of making the field of 65.  The MAC appears it will only send 1 team to the Dance unless there are no upsets in the other conference tourneys, all other bubblers lose allowing Kent St. a chance at an at-large bid with a MAC Championship loss.  Tournament play usually equals grind it out, half-court basketball at its finest, which demands perfect execution at both ends.  It also provides an opportunity for one team to get hot and carry that play over 3 days, allowing a team to break through and advance.  Tournament play is the ultimate pressure cooker:  one big scoring run to get separation may be enough to win, but if it comes too early and you decide to sit on the lead, the door is open for your opponent to come back and send you home disappointed.  We're going to try and break down every game from the 1st round on and see how things play out.

1st Round

12 Toledo at 5 Buffalo

Previous meeting at Toledo:  Buffalo 65-59.  When they played earlier, both teams were looking to gain some confidence.  Toledo hadn't... [Read the entire story]

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