MAC eliminating and scaling back postseason tournaments

Buffalo eliminates Central Michigan in MAC Tournament quarterfinals
Posted at 11:12 PM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 11:21:04-04

The Mid-American Conference is eliminating postseason tournaments in eight sports, including baseball and softball, and men’s and women’s basketball are among nine sports that will have postseasons scaled back.

The MAC’s announced the cost-cutting move in response to the financial crisis being brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

Postseason tournaments will also be discontinued in field hockey, women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s soccer. Champions in the 12-team conference will be determined by regular-season results in sports without postseason tournaments.