ESPN.com's MAC preview

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews, Eamonn Brennan is here to provide a quick -- and we mean quick -- preview of the Mid-American Conference:

For in-depth previews of all 12 MAC teams, check out Blue Ribbon's breakdowns:Insider


Ball State

Bowling Green


Central Michigan

Eastern Michigan

Kent StateInsider Free

Miami (Ohio)

Northern Illinois



Western Michigan

More MAC content:

-- Mark Adams checks in on Ohio after last season’s stunning postseason run.

-- Adams visits Central Michigan, where highly touted freshman Trey Zeigler is set to play for his father.

-- New Faces, New Places: Dana O'Neil profiles new Toledo coach Tod Kowalczyk.

-- For the Blue Ribbon index page (all the teams previewed thus far), click here.