2001 MAC Championship Game

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2001 MAC Championship Game
Conference Championship
1 2 3 4 Total
Marshall 23 0 6 7 36
Toledo 0 10 25 6 41
Date November 30, 2001
Season 2001
Stadium Glass Bowl
Location Toledo, Ohio
MVP RB Chester Taylor (Toledo)
Attendance 20,025
United States TV coverage
Network ESPN
Announcers Mark Jones, Chris Spielman, Holly Rowe[1]
MAC Championship Game
 < 2000  2002

The 2001 MAC Championship Game was played on November 30, 2001 at the Glass Bowl in Toledo, Ohio.[1] The game featured the winner of each division of the Mid-American Conference. The game featured the Marshall Thundering Herd, of the East Division, and the Toledo Rockets, of the West Division. The Rockets beat the Thundering Herd 41-36.[2]

2001 Mid-American Conference football standings
Div     Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall x   6 0         8 0         11 2  
Miami   4 2         6 2         7 5  
Bowling Green   4 2         5 3         8 3  
Kent State   3 3         5 3         6 5  
Akron   3 3         4 4         4 7  
Buffalo   1 5         1 7         3 8  
Ohio   0 6         1 7         1 10  
West Division
#23 Toledo xy$   4 1         5 2         10 2  
Northern Illinois x   4 1         4 3         6 5  
Ball State x   4 1         4 3         5 6  
Western Michigan   2 3         4 4         5 6  
Central Michigan   1 4         2 6         3 8  
Eastern Michigan   0 5         1 6         2 9  
Championship: Toledo 41, Marshall 36
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Due to an unbalanced conference schedule, the team with best division record within each division was awarded that division's championship game berth.
Rankings from AP Poll

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MAC Championship Game Set for Friday Night" (Press release). MAC-Sports.com. 2001-11-27. Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2009-09-22. 
  2. ^ "Toledo Ends Marshall's Streak As MAC Champions With 41-36 Come-From-Behind Win" (Press release). MAC-Sports.com. 2001-11-30. Retrieved 2009-09-22.