Winners of Monday's contests will advance to quarterfinal action, which starts Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The top four seeds - Akron (1), Ohio (2), Buffalo (3) and Ball State (4) were awarded first round byes and will be seeing their first action Thursday.
Defending champion Buffalo has won the last two MAC Men's Tournaments.
Friday's semifinal games are slated for 5:30 p.m. ET and 8:00 p.m. ET. These games will appear on the CBS Sports Network
The championship tilt will tip off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and be televised on ESPN2/WatchESPN.