In the East Division, a margin of only eight points separated first-place and second-place. Ohio was selected first with 69 total points followed by second-place Miami with 61.. Bowling Green finished third, followed by Akron, Buffalo and Kent State.
In the West Division, the margin was . . .
The coaches voting displayed reflected a MAC media poll taken back on MAC Media Day in July. Ohio and Toledo were selected to win their respective divisions, with Toledo picked to win the 2017 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game.