OXFORD, Ohio—Miami University’s men’s basketball team will be the No. 8 seed in the Mid-American Conference Tournament and will host No. 9 seed Kent State on Monday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in a first-round game at Millett Hall.

This will be the second time in seven days the two teams have clashed with Miami (12-17; 8-10 MAC) collecting a 73-61 win at Kent State (16-15; 7-11 MAC) on Tuesday, March 4. It also will be the third meeting between the teams in 20 days with the Golden Flashes posting a 75-63 win in Oxford on Feb. 19.

Monday marks the ninth meeting in MAC Tournament action between Miami and Kent State with the series in tourney play tied 4-4.

The winner of Monday night’s first-round game will advance to Cleveland for a second-round game against the winner of the No. 5 Ohio vs. No. 12 Ball State game on Wednesday, March 12.

Tickets for Monday’s game will be $5 up until 6 p.m. on gameday and can be purchased by clicking HERE. The ticket office will be open during normal business hours and 1-3 p.m. on Sunday for those who would rather order tickets by phone (513-529-4295). Tickets purchased past 6 p.m. on Monday will be $10.  


2014 MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament

Monday, March 10th, 2014 (First Round - High Seed Campus Sites)

Game 1: No. 12 Ball State at No. 5 Ohio, 7 p.m.

Game 2: No. 9 Kent State at No. 8 Miami, 7 p.m.

Game 3: No. 11 Central Michigan at No. 6 Eastern Michigan, 7:30 p.m.

Game 4: No. 10 Bowling Green at No. 7 Northern Illinois, 8 p.m.


Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 (Second Round)

Game 5: Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner. 6:30 p.m.

Game 6: Game 3 Winner v. Game 4 Winner*


Thursday, March 13th, 2014 (Third Round)

Game 7: Game 5 Winner vs. No. 4 Akron, 6:30 p.m.

Game 8: Game 6 Winner vs. No. 3 Buffalo*


Friday, March 14th, 2014 (Semifinals)

Game 9: Game 7 Winner vs. No. 1 Western Michigan, 6:30 p.m.

Game 10: Game 8 Winner vs. No. 2 Toledo*


Saturday, March 15th, 2014 (MAC Championship)

Game 11: Championship Game, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2)