Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2017-2018 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Feb 28 - Mar 3, 2018
Champions:#1 Murray State
Runner-Up:#2 Belmont
MVP/MOP:Jonathan Stark (Murray State, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team:Jonathan Stark (Murray State, Sr.), Terrell Miller (Murray State, Sr.), Ja Morant (Murray State, Fr.), Amanze Egekeze (Belmont, Sr.), Austin Luke (Belmont, Sr.)
Championship Venue:Ford Center (Evansville, IN)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Ford Branch Jr., Edward Crenshaw, Kelly Davis, John Dillon, Stephen Divine, Kevin Driver, Mick Fieldbinder, Tim Gattis, James Hicks, Scott Johnson, Tyler Kumpf, Kevin Mathis, Barry Mathis, Brett Miles, Craig Murley, Tommy Short, Bret Smith, John St.Claire, Andrew Walton

2017-2018 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Jonathan Stark (Murray State, Sr.) (46)
Total Rebounds:Terrell Miller (Murray State, Sr.) (26), Terry Taylor (Austin Peay, Fr.) (26)
Total Assists:Austin Luke (Belmont, Sr.) (21)
Total Steals:Shaq Buchanan (Murray State, Jr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Christian Cunningham (Jacksonville State, Jr.) (7)
Total Minutes:Jonathan Stark (Murray State, Sr.) (79)
Total FIC:Terry Taylor (Austin Peay, Fr.) (32.9)
Total Fouls:Steve Harris (Austin Peay, Jr.) (8), Dylan Windler (Belmont, Jr.) (8), Jason Burnell (Jacksonville State, Jr.) (8), Ray Crossland (Eastern Illinois, Sr.) (8)
Total Turnovers:Austin Luke (Belmont, Sr.) (7), Kevin McClain (Belmont, Jr.) (7), Ray Crossland (Eastern Illinois, Sr.) (7)
Total FGs:Jonathan Stark (Murray State, Sr.) (17)
Total 3PM:Amanze Egekeze (Belmont, Sr.) (10)
Total FTs:Kajon Mack (Tennessee Tech, Sr.) (13)

2017-2018 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
5 Tennessee Tech 60
8 SIU-Edwardsville 51
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Tennessee State 71
7 Eastern Illinois 73
 
Quarterfinals
 
4 Jacksonville State 73
5 Tennessee Tech 70
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Austin Peay 73
7 Eastern Illinois 66
Semifinals
 
 
1 Murray State 70
4 Jacksonville State 63
 
 
2 Belmont 94
3 Austin Peay 79
Championship Game
 
 
 
1 Murray State 68
2 Belmont 51

2017-2018 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Murray State 25  83.33% 16  88.89%
2 Belmont 24  75.00% 15  83.33%
3 Austin Peay 18  14  56.25% 12  66.67%
4 Jacksonville State 21  12  63.64% 11  61.11%
5 Tennessee Tech 19  14  57.58% 10  55.56%
6 Tennessee State 15  15  50.00% 10  55.56%
7 Eastern Illinois 12  19  38.71% 11  38.89%
8 SIU-Edwardsville 21  30.00% 13  27.78%

*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

2017-2018 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Feb 28, 2018 #8 SIU-Edwardsville (L) #5 Tennessee Tech (W) 51-60 Ford Center PTS: 19. Mason Ramsey
REB: 11. Kajon Mack
AST: 3. Kajon Mack
PTS: 14. Jalen Henry
REB: 15. Jalen Henry
AST: 4. Justin Benton
Feb 28, 2018 #7 Eastern Illinois (W) #6 Tennessee State (L) 73-71 Ford Center PTS: 17. Delano Spencer
REB: 12. Christian Mekowulu
AST: 6. Armani Chaney
PTS: 20. Montell Goodwin
REB: 7. Ray Crossland
AST: 4. Ray Crossland
Mar 1, 2018 #5 Tennessee Tech (L) #4 Jacksonville State (W) 70-73 Ford Center PTS: 18. Jamall Gregory
REB: 6. Jamall Gregory
AST: 5. Jamall Gregory
PTS: 16. Kajon Mack
REB: 8. Micaiah Henry
AST: 7. Kajon Mack
Mar 1, 2018 #7 Eastern Illinois (L) #3 Austin Peay (W) 66-73 Ford Center PTS: 21. Zach Glotta
REB: 17. Terry Taylor
AST: 5. Tre' Ivory
PTS: 20. Mack Smith
REB: 6. Muusa Dama
AST: 6. Montell Goodwin
Mar 2, 2018 #4 Jacksonville State (L) #1 Murray State (W) 63-70 Ford Center PTS: 22. Jonathan Stark
REB: 18. Terrell Miller
AST: 8. Ja Morant
PTS: 16. Christian Cunningham
REB: 7. Marlon Hunter, Jr.
AST: 5. Malcolm Drumwright
Mar 2, 2018 #3 Austin Peay (L) #2 Belmont (W) 79-94 Ford Center PTS: 32. Amanze Egekeze
REB: 12. Dylan Windler
AST: 13. Austin Luke
PTS: 25. Terry Taylor
REB: 9. Terry Taylor
AST: 7. Tre' Ivory
Mar 3, 2018 #2 Belmont (L) #1 Murray State (W) 51-68 Ford Center PTS: 24. Jonathan Stark
REB: 8. Brion Sanchious
AST: 5. Ja Morant
PTS: 17. Kevin McClain
REB: 6. Dylan Windler
AST: 8. Austin Luke