Kent State senior guards Chris Evans and Randal Holt were named to All-Mid-American Conference first and third teams, respectively. Here's the release from the MAC:
- Today the Mid-American Conference announced the All-MAC First Team, Second Team, Third Team and Honorable Mention selections for the 2012-13 season. The teams were voted on by the league's head coaches. The league's All-Freshman team was also announced today.
Ohio's was named to this year's All-MAC First Team, marking the third consecutive season that the senior guard has been selected for the honor. Joining Cooper on the 2012-13 First Team is Akron's , Buffalo's , Kent State's and Toledo's. Marshall and Pearson made an appearance on last year's All-MAC Second Team, while this marks the first All-MAC honor of any kind for Evans.
The All-MAC Second Team featured Akron’s , Ball State's , Bowling Green's , Central Michigan's and Western Michigan's . This marks the second consecutive season Calhoun has been named to the Second Team.
All-MAC Third Team honors went to Ball State's , Kent State's , Ohio's , Ohio's and Toledo's .
Rounding out this year's team as Honorable Mentions were Akron's , Bowling Green's , Eastern Michigan's , Miami's and Western Michigan's .
The MAC All-Freshman Team was made up of Western Michigan's , Toledo's , Central Michigan's , Buffalo's and Akron's .
Men's First Round action takes place tonight as No. 8 Buffalo hosts No. 9 Central Michigan, No. 7 Eastern Michigan hosts No. 10 Northern Illinois and No. 6 Bowling Green hosts No. 11 Miami. All games will tip-off at 7 p.m. this evening. For more information on the 2013 FirstEnergy MAC Men's Basketball Tournament