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Predicted Standings for MAC 2001

EAST

Team Conference Record Overall Record
Marshall
6-2
7-4
Ohio
5-3
7-4
Akron
5-3
5-6
Bowling Green
3-5
4-7
Miami (OH)
2-7
2-10
Buffalo
1-7
2-9
Kent State
1-7
2-9


WEST

Team Conference Record Overall Record
Western Michigan
7-1
8-3
Toledo
6-1
8-3
Northern Illinois
4-3
5-6
Ball State
4-4
6-5
Central Michigan
2-6
2-9
Eastern Michigan
1-6
4-7

MAC Championship Game: Western Michigan over Marshall

Must-See Games of MAC 2001

Toledo at Western Michigan
Toledo at Ohio
Ohio at Marshall
Ohio at Akron
South Florida at No. Illinois
Marshall at No. Illinois
Ball State at No. Illinois


Rating the Schedules from Toughest to Easiest in MAC 2001

1) Ohio
2) Akron
3) Miami (Oh)
4) Bowling Green
5) Western Michigan
6) Marshall
7) Central Michigan
8) Ball State
9) Toledo
10) Kent State
11) Northern Illinois
12) Eastern Michigan

Out-of-Conference Opponents for each Team
Akron: Ohio State, Purdue, Central Florida
Ball State: Auburn, Kentucky, S. Illinois, Connecticut
Bowling Green: Missouri, South Carolina, Temple
Buffalo: Rutgers, Army, Connecticut
Central Michigan: E. Kentcuky, Michigan State, Boise State
Eastern Michigan: Southeast MO State, Maryland, Indiana State
Kent State: Iowa, Bucknell, West Virginia
Marshall: Florida, UMASS, TCU
Miami (OH): Michigan, Iowa, Cincinnati, Hawaii
Northern Illinois: S. Fla., Illinois, Wake Forest, Sam Houston St.
Ohio: North Carolina State, West Virginia, Iowa State,
Toledo: Minnesota, Temple, Youngstown State, Navy
Western Michigan: Illinois State, Virginia Tech, Michigan

Coaching Changes in the MAC for 2001

Team Out In
Bowling Green Gary Blackney Urban Meyer
Buffalo Craig Cirbus Jim Hofner
OhioJim Grobe Brian Knorr
Toledo Gary Picknel Tom Arnstutz


2001 MAC Composite Schedule

Sep 1
Sep 8
Sep 15
Sep 22
Sep 29
Oct 6
Oct 13
Oct 20
Oct 27
Nov 3
Nov 10
Nov 17
Nov 24
AKRON
-
at Ohio St
E. Mich
at Purdue
Ohio
at W. Mich
at Miami, Oh
Bowl Green
at Marsh.
at C. Fla
at Buffalo
Kent St.
-
BALL ST.
at Aub
at KY
So. Ill
at W. Mich
Miami, Oh
-
at E. Mich
Toledo
at Conn
C. Mich
Kent St.
at N. Ill
-
BOWLING GREEN
at MO
Buffalo
at SC
Temple
at Marsh.
Kent St.
at W. Mich
at Akron
-
Miami, Oh
at Ohio
-
(23) Toledo
BUFFALO
(8/30)Rutgers
at Bowl Green
at Army
at Conn
C. Mich
at Miami, Oh
Marshall
at Kent St.
at E. Mich
Ohio
Akron
-
-
C. MICHIGAN
(8/30) E. KY
at Mich St.
at Boise St.
Toledo
at Buffalo
-
Ohio
at Marsh.
N. Ill
at Ball St.
E. Mich
at W. Mich
-
E. MICHIGAN
SE MO St.
at MD
at Akron
Ind. St.
W. Mich
at Conn
Ball St.
-
Buffalo
at N. Ill
at C. Mich
at Toledo
-
KENT ST.
at Iowa
Bucknell
Miami, Oh
at W. VA
-
at Bowl. Green
N. Ill
Buffalo
at Ohio
Marshall
at Ball St.
at Akron
-
MARSHALL
at Fla
UMass
at TCU
-
Bowl. Green
at N. Ill
at Buffalo
C. Mich
Akron
at Kent St.
at Miami, Oh
Ohio
-
MIAMI, OH
at Mich
at Iowa
at Kent St.
Cin.
at Ball St.
Buffalo
Akron
at Ohio
W. Mich
at Bowl. Green
Marshall
at Hawaii
-
N. ILLINOIS
(8/30) So. Fla
at Illinois
at W. Forest
Sam Hou. St.
at Toledo
Marshall
at Kent St.
W. Mich
at C. Mich
E. Mich
-
Ball St.
-
OHIO
at NC St.
at W. VA
-
at Iowa St.
at Akron
Toledo
at C. Mich
Miami, Oh
Kent St.
at Buffalo
Bowl. Green
at Marsh.
-
TOLEDO
(8/31) Minn.
at Temple
Y’town St.
at C. Mich
N. Ill
at Ohio
-
at Ball St.
Navy
-
(6th) W. Mich
E. Mich
(23rd) at Bowl. Green
W. MICHIGAN
(8/30) Ill. St.
at VA Tech
at Mich
Ball St.
at E. Mich
Akron
Bowl. Green
at N. Ill
at Miami, Oh
-
(6th) Toledo
C. Mich
-


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