Gameday Central: MAC Football Regular Season Comes To A Close

Updated 11/22/2012

MAC Storylines

• Both Kent State and Northern Illinois are ranked in the Top 25, which marks the first time for the MAC to have two teams ranked in the Top 25 during the same week since the 2003 season.

• MAC has six programs bowl eligible -- Northern Illinois (10-1), Kent State (10-1), Toledo (8-3), Ohio (8-3), Ball State (8-3) and Bowling Green (7-4) for a combined 51-15 record.

• Kent State is ranked No. 23 in the BCS Standings for the first time in program history. Flashes 10 wins are the most in the program’s 90-year history.

• Northern Illinois QB Jordan Lynch set a career-high 407 yards passing and 162 yards rushing for a school record 569 yards of total offense, the seventh-highest total in FBS this year, in the Huskies West Division clinching win over Toledo. Lynch and his accomplishments for college football’s highest honor are available at www.JordanLynchfor6.com.

• MAC midweek football continues on Tue., Nov. 20 as Akron travels to Toledo at 7 pm ET (ESPN2).

•Miami QB Zac Dysert ranks 22nd all-time in NCAA career passing yards (11,795). Dysert ranks second all-time in MAC records in completions (1,040) and attempts (1,632), third in passing yards (11,795) and tied for tenth in passing touchdowns (71).
 

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Saturday's Schedule of MAC Football Games (November 23, 2012)

Ohio (8-3, 4-3 MAC) at Kent State (10-1, 7-0 MAC)
Friday, November 23, 2012 • 11:00 am ET • Kent, Ohio • Dix Stadium (25,000)
Coverage: ESPNU
Series: Ohio leads 39-23-2
 
Ball State (8-3, 5-2) at Miami (4-7, 3-4 MAC)
Friday, November 23, 2012 • 1:00 pm ET • Oxford, Ohio • Yager Stadium (24,286)
Series: Miami leads 51-35-2
 
Buffalo (4-7, 3-4 MAC) at Bowling Green (7-4, 5-2 MAC)
Friday, November 23, 2012 • 2:00 pm ET • Columbus, Ohio • Columbus Crew Stadium (20,000)
Series: Bowling Green leads 6-3
 
Northern Illinois (10-1, 7-0 MAC) at Eastern Michigan (2-9, 1-6 MAC)
Friday, November 23, 2012 • 1:00 pm ET • Ypsilanti, Mich. • Rynearson Stadium (30,200)
Coverage: ESPN3
Series: Northern Illinois leads 26-14-2
 
Central Michigan (5-6, 3-4 MAC) at UMass (1-10, 1-6 MAC)
Friday, November 23, 2012 • 3:00 pm ET • Foxborough, Mass. • Gillette Stadium (68,756)
Series: First Meeting