(Updated with Sunday games)
Kent State (0-3) is the only MAC women’s team yet to win a game,
Ohio and Akron are 3-0. Ohio, which tied with Kent State and Miami for last in the Eastern Division last season is off to its best start since 2006. Akron has won all three of its games at home and has an early season RPI of 31.
Western Michigan is 2-1, including a 74-59 victory over North Dakota State at home. NDSU beat Kent State 74-68 in Bismarck in Kent’s opener.
Highest RPI (25th) in the conference belongs to Central Michigan, which is 1-1 but lost to 13th-ranked Kentucky at home, 71-68. Central was picked to win the MAC West and tournament at the pre-season media day.
Buffalo, which was picked to win the MAC East, is 2-1. So is Bowling Green, which was 30-5 last season but graduated six seniors.On Sunday, MAC teams lost to three power conference schools. It was
- No. 12 Louisville (4-0) 69, Ball State 56
- No. 24 Purdue (2-1) 66, Toledo (1-2) 48
- Michigan (3-1) 74 , Western Michigan (2-1) 47
Here’s a link to the early MAC standings.