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The University of Akron Zips and Kent State Golden Flashes are the top seeds heading into today's opening round of Men's MAC Madness. But even with their matching records in the Mid-American Conference, they'll face stiff competition from the third-seed Red Hawks from Miami University of Ohio. The 12-team field will be thinned by the end of Saturday's championship game, when the winner will score an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.
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