2008 MAC Basketball Tournament Central

All 12 Mid-American Conference teams are heading to Cleveland, Ohio for the 2008 MAC Basketball Tournament. Quicken Loans Arena, the home of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, is the host venue for all 22 games of the MAC's March Madness. The Kraft Women's Tournament is being held March 9-11 and 14-15 while the First Energy Men's Tournament is being held March 12-15. This "Tournament Central" page will be continually updated with information that will be of interest to Chippewa fans.

 

Schedules

2008 First Energy Men's Tournament Schedule/Results

2008 Kraft Women's Tournament Schedule/Results


Tickets

Tickets can be purchased by calling the Ticket Office at 1-888-FIREUP2 or on site by visiting CMU’s Ticket Table in Quicken Loans Arena. CMU’s table will be set up outside Quicken Loans Arena’s Main Ticket Office. This is also where Will Call tickets can be picked up. The table will be open 1 hour prior to each session in which CMU plays and will remain open throughout the session. After a CMU win, tickets for the Chippewas' next game will be available in the “MAC Winner’s Circle” located inside the Quicken Loans Arena turnstiles directly in front of CAVS town.

The Quicken Loans Arena’s Main Ticket Office is located in the Arena Arcade at the corner of Huron and East 6th Street.

Please allow for extra time for entry into the facility as all bags will be checked by security.

Tickets in the Central Michigan University section are available through the CMU Athletics Ticket Office in Rose Center or by calling 1-888-FIRE-UP2. Tickets may also be purchased online at cmuchippewas.com. The tickets are $10 for the women's games. Men's tickets for first round and quarterfinal games are available at a discounted rate of $20 and $15 for CMU students with valid ID. Purchases can also be made online at cmuchippewas.com

Purchase Men's Tickets Online (online sales close March 11 at noon)

Purchase Women's Tickets Online (online sales close March 8 at noon)

 

Social Activities for CMU Fans and Alumni
***All events are tentatively scheduled and are dependent on CMU’s participation in the corresponding round of the tournament.

Women’s Tournament

CMU fans are encouraged to gather at The Winking Lizard - unofficial pre and postgame gathering spot.
No RSVP required


Men’s Tournament

Wednesday
The MAC Madness Tournament Headquarters event will take place at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel’s Ambassador Ballroom. All MAC alumni are welcome to come enjoy a relaxing atmosphere before and after tournament games. MAC alumni can gather and show support for their teams from noon until midnight while enjoying food and drinks, performances by MAC bands and spirit groups, and tournament broadcasts from other conferences!
Event is free for all MAC Alumni - No RSVP required


Thursday
CMU fans are encouraged to gather at The Winking Lizard - unofficial pre and postgame gathering spot.
No RSVP required


Friday
Pregame Social at Quicken Loans Arena one and a half hours prior to tip-off
Cost is $10 per person and includes: social atmosphere with CMU fans and athletic staff members, appetizers, cash bar.
*** RSVP’s are required Reservations can be made by calling the CMU Athletic Ticket Office at 1-888-FIREUP2 or after a CMU win in the “MAC Winner’s Circle” located inside the Quicken Loans Arena turnstiles directly in front of CAVS town.

Postgame CMU fans are encouraged to gather at The Winking Lizard - unofficial postgame gathering spot.
No RSVP required.

Saturday
Pregame Social at Quicken Loans Arena one and a half hours prior to tip-off
Cost is $10 per person and includes: social atmosphere with CMU fans and athletic staff members, appetizers, cash bar.
*** RSVP’s are required Reservations can be made by calling the CMU Athletic Ticket Office at 1-888-FIREUP2 or after a CMU win in the “MAC Winner’s Circle” located inside the Quicken Loans Arena turnstiles directly in front of CAVS town.

Postgame CMU fans are encouraged to gather at The Winking Lizard - unofficial postgame gathering spot.
No RSVP required.

Travel Package

CMU is offering a travel package to the men's tournament. The package includes bus transportation, hotel accommodations, tickets to CMU’s games on March 12 and 13, and an invitation to a VIP Reception/Pep Rally on March 12. At least 40 people must sign up for the trip.

Travel Package Details and Pricing

 

Hotel Information

The Mid-American Conference has arranged for a special rate at local hotels which are serving as the headquarters for the tournament.

Preferred Hotels Offering Special Rates

 

Quicken Loans Arena

The host venue for both the men's and women's tournament is Quicken Loans Arena, the home of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers.

Quicken Loans Arena Web Site

Quicken Loans Arena Directions and Parking Information

 

Live Video

Live video of CMU's men's and women's tournament games will be available to CMU Sports Zone subscribers.

CMU Sports Zone

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