The Buzz Before UB: Coming out of Eisenhower High School in Decatur, IL, Jarod Oldham's senior season featured an 18 ppg, 7 rpg, 5apg line and All-County First Team and All-State Honorable Mention...
There were huge wins for all teams on this night. Except for WMU — who won their first game by beating a DIII school.
There's more to this team than Javon McCrea, believe it or not. But it may not be enough to contend in the MAC East.
One newspaper editor floated the idea of FBS-dreaming Appalachian State moving to the MAC. That doesn't make any sense.
Based on total output, Kent State and Western Michigan are poised to bring the most players and points back for next year. On the other side, MAC Tournament champion Akron lost a lot of seniors.
The three remaining MAC basketball teams alive in postseason tournaments all saw their seasons end on the same night. But Kent State, Buffalo, and Ohio all had successful seasons.
It's fortunate for Buffalo that they scored this home game, because if the game were in Mount Pleasant, the game might have a starkly different outcome.