In it, he gives glowing grades for Akron and Kent State. Miami and Toledo are solid. Everyone else seems to be reaching on many scholarships they dealt out.
Mernagh knows a ton about MAC basketball. I strongly recommend that you read this column he wrote, as well as his site on a daily basis.
Akron lost its regular season finale this afternoon to Eastern Michigan, 4-0.
Freshman Julie Boyes (12-8) took the loss, giving up eight hits and all four runs.
The No. 6-seed Zips (29-26, 13-9 MAC) will open the MAC Tournament Wednesday at 11 a.m. against No. 3-seed Bowling Green (35-21, 16-6 MAC).
In early April, Akron split a two-game series with the Falcons, winning 3-1 and losing 3-0.
This will be Akron's first tournament appearance since 2002, ending a four-year drought in coach Julie Wright's first season.
I hope to update everyone on the women's basketball coaching search tomorrow.