The University of Akron Zips and Kent State Golden Flashes are the top seeds heading into today's opening round of Men's MAC Madness
. But even with their matching records in the Mid-American Conference, they'll face stiff competition from the third-seed Red Hawks from Miami University of Ohio. The 12-team field will be thinned by the end of Saturday's championship game, when the winner will score an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.
Thu., March 9, 12, 2, 7 & 9 p.m.; Fri., March 10, 7 & 9 p.m.; Sat., March 11, 9 p.m.