Kent State will face off against Ohio in the semifinal of the Mac championship tournament on Friday for a tip off time of 7:30 PM Eastern. This game will be available on the CBS Sports network. Ohio comes into this game with a record on the season of 24–8, and we are victorious in the quarterfinal match up against Ball State by the score of 77–67. Mark Sears had 24 points and 10 rebounds in the contest. Jason Carter added 20 points as well to go along with 18 rebounds.
Kent state comes into this game with a record on the season of 22–9, and we are victorious in their quarterfinal match up against Miami of Ohio by the score of 85–75. Malik Jacobs had 21 points and 11 rebounds in the victory over Miami Ohio.
Ohio is led by Mark Sears who is averaging 19.4 points per game on the season with a field goal percentage of 44.8%, and a free-throw percentage of 91.2%. Mark Sears is also the team leader for Ohio in assists per game from the guard position averaging 4.3 on the season. Sears also holds the team lead in minutes per game averaging 35.3 on the year.
Kent State is led by Sincere Carry, who is averaging 18.7 points per game with a field goal percentage on the season of 44.7%, and a free-throw percentage of 79.4%. Carry is also the team leader in assists with 4.8 from the guard position averaging 36.3 minutes per game this year.