Mondays and Thursdays are set to get quite a bit busier over the subsequent six weeks within the Mid-American Convention, because the league introduced the rescheduling of 9 beforehand postponed males’s basketball video games and 15 girls’s basketball video games on Thursday. The contests, moved attributable to COVID-19 points inside particular person packages, are scheduled for Jan. 17-Feb. 24 and have 11 of the league’s 12 colleges. (Toledo is the lone MAC program to not have a males’s or girls’s recreation postponed this season.) The lads’s video games all transfer to Thursday dates, whereas the ladies’s video games are all set for Monday tipoffs.
The convention additionally introduced the postponement of three extra girls’s video games set for the subsequent week: Saturday’s matchup between Western Michigan and Buffalo can be moved from Saturday to Feb. 7, and Miami’s go to to Bowling Inexperienced strikes to Feb. 14. The Jan. 19 recreation between Japanese Michigan and Western Michigan shifts to Feb. 28.
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On the boys’s aspect, first up is the highest-profile recreation, because the rivalry matchup between Central Michigan and Western Michigan, beforehand scheduled for Jan. 8, will tip off at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Mount Nice. CMU, which is 2-12 general, 1-2 within the MAC and has one win since mid-November, has video games in Buffalo (on Tuesday) and at residence in opposition to Ball State (on Saturday) sandwiched across the matchup with the Broncos. WMU is 4-11 and 0-4 in MAC play; the Broncos go to Akron (on Tuesday) and host Bowling Inexperienced (on Saturday) across the recreation in opposition to the Chips.
CMU additionally obtained a make-up date for its Jan. 1 street recreation in opposition to Miami: Feb. 24.
The Japanese Michigan males, in the meantime, have two postponed video games rescheduled for February. The Eagles’ Dec. 28 recreation at Ohio is about for Feb. 3, and their go to from Buffalo (initially set for Jan. 1) is about for Feb. 17. EMU is 7-7 and 2-1 in MAC play.
The EMU girls had two beforehand postponed video games moved: Dec. 29’s go to from Bowling Inexperienced is about for Jan. 24 and Jan. 1’s go to to Ohio strikes to Feb. 14.
The WMU girls will go to Ball State (beforehand set for Dec. 29) on Feb. 21 and host Northern Illinois (beforehand on Jan. 12) on Jan. 31.
CMU’s girls haven’t had any video games postponed.
The 5 different rescheduled video games for the boys:
Akron at Bowling Inexperienced: From Dec. 29 to Jan. 20
Ball State at Northern Illinois: From Dec. 29 to Jan. 27
Northern Illinois at Akron: From Jan. 1 to Feb. 17
Buffalo at Northern Illinois: From Jan. 4 to Feb. 24
Akron at Miami: From Jan. 8 to Feb. 3
The 9 different rescheduled video games for the ladies:
Akron at Northern Illinois: From Dec. 29 to Jan. 24
Ohio at Miami: From Dec. 29 to Jan. 17
Ohio at Akron: From Jan. 5 to Feb. 21
Miami at Kent State: From Jan. 5 to Feb. 7
Miami at Ball State: From Jan. 8 to Jan. 24
Kent State at Buffalo: From Jan. 8 to Jan. 17
Buffalo at Ohio: From Jan. 12 to Jan. 24
Bowling Inexperienced at Kent State: From Jan. 12 to Feb. 21
Miami at Bowling Inexperienced: From Jan. 15 to Feb. 14