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Mid American Conference Pre Season Mens Basketball Poll

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NCAA Basketball: MAC Conference Tournament - Buffalo vs Bowling Green Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

After losing the bulk of their starters to graduation, their coach to Alabama, and their recruiting class to the ether UB is still expected to be one of the better teams for the east, and maybe the only one that can push a stacked Bowling Green.

UB was picked to finish second in the East Division when the MAC preseason coaches poll was released. They were behind Bowling Green, who also had the most votes to win in Cleveland.

The Bulls racked up 58 points and (3 first place) and the Falcons got 69 points (9 first place).

UB Junior Jayvon Graves, was selected as a pre season all conference player. Last year Jayvon averaged 9.7 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.

East Division predictions (first place votes)

  • Bowling Green 69 (9)
  • Buffalo 58 (3)
  • Kent State 43
  • Miami 37
  • Akron 33
  • Ohio 12

West Division predictions (first place votes)

  • Toledo 69 (11)
  • Northern Illinois 52
  • Ball State 51 (1)
  • Central Michigan 41
  • Western Michigan 23
  • Eastern Michigan 16

Tournament champion predictions:

  • Bowling Green (6)
  • Toledo (2)
  • Buffalo (1)
  • Kent State (1)
  • Miami (1)
  • NIU (1)