Three MAC Men's Hoops Contests Scheduled For Today

Updated 11/21/2012


MAC Men's Basketball Daily -- Wednesday, November 21
Toledo (0-3, 0-0 MAC) vs. Samford (1-3, 0-0 Southern)
Battle 4 Atlantis (Fort Myers, Fla.)
4:30 p.m. ET • Series Tied 1-1
• UT dropped its first three games of the season on a seven-day roadtrip covering three states. The Rockets opened with a 62-50 setback at the Horizon League’s Loyola (IL) on Nov. 9 before falling by an 82-56 margin at Big Ten foe Minnesota on Nov. 12. Toledo then put together its best performance of the season in an 84-81 (OT) loss at Missouri Valley Conference power Northern Iowa. Julius Brown leads the Rockets with 15.7 ppg with Pearson right behind him with 14.7 ppg. Senior G Dominique Buckley and freshman C Nathan Boothe are just under double digits with 9.3 ppg and 9.0 ppg, respectively.
Central Michigan (1-1, 0-0 MAC) at Wright State (3-0, 0-0 Horizon)
Utah Thanksgiving Tournament (Salt Lake City, Utah)
6 p.m. ET • Series tied 6-6
•  Central Michigan is off to Salt Lake City this week to participate in the Utah Thanksgiving Tournament, beginning Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET against Wright State.The Chippewas are coming off their first win of the season, and the first of the Keno Davis era, in a 76-62 home victory over Olivet last Friday. Senior guard Kyle Randall has led the scoring charge for the Chippewas in the first two games of the season, going for double-digits against both Iowa (17) and Olivet (11). Freshman guard Derrick Richardson Jr., is also averaging double-digits (11.0) on a Chippewas team that is averaging 68.5 points per game.
Miami (1-2, 0-0 MAC) at William & Mary (3-0, 0-0 CAA)
7 p.m. ET • Miami leads series 5-0
Watch on the NBC Sports Network
• Miami continues a two-game road swing when it travels to William & Mary for a 7 p.m. game on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The game will be televised on the NBC Sports Network. The RedHawks are coming off a loss at No. 2 Louisville and have faced two Top-10 opponents in their first three games. The Tribe touts a 3-0 mark entering Wednesday’s game and is off to their best start in 20 years. Miami freshman guard Reggie Johnson has quickly put together some impressive numbers. In his first game as a RedHawk at No. 6 NC State, Johnson notched seven points, two steals and two rebounds. He followed that with an impressive 20-point performance against Grambling State on Nov. 13 to lead the RedHawks.