Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Brackets

2018-2019 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Information

Tournament Dates:Mar 6 - 9, 2019
Champions:#2 Murray State
Runner-Up:#1 Belmont
MVP/MOP:Ja Morant (Murray State, So.)
All-Tournament Team:Ja Morant (Murray State, So.), Jason Burnell (Jacksonville State, Sr.), Kevin McClain (Belmont, Sr.), Dylan Windler (Belmont, Sr.), Darnell Cowart (Murray State, Jr.)
Championship Venue:Ford Center (Evansville, IN)
Attendance:N/A
Officials:Ford Branch Jr., John St. Clair, Kelly Davis, Stephen Divine, Mick Fieldbinder, Jeb Hartness, James Hicks, Chris Hudson, Barry Mathis, Brett Miles, Craig Murley, Greg Rennegarbe, Tommy Short, Bret Smith, Alfred Smith, Jabir Walker, Andrew Walton

2018-2019 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Ja Morant (Murray State, So.) (65)
Total Rebounds:Dylan Windler (Belmont, Sr.) (33)
Total Assists:A.J. Hicks (Morehead State, Sr.) (18)
Total Steals:Jason Burnell (Jacksonville State, Sr.) (6), A.J. Hicks (Morehead State, Sr.) (6)
Total Blocks:James Baker (Morehead State, So.) (5)
Total Minutes:Shaq Buchanan (Murray State, Sr.) (80), Ja Morant (Murray State, So.) (80)
Total FIC:Dylan Windler (Belmont, Sr.) (53.3)
Total Fouls:Christian Cunningham (Jacksonville State, Sr.) (7), Derek Hawthorne (Tennessee-Martin, Jr.) (7), Grayson Murphy (Belmont, Fr.) (7), James Baker (Morehead State, So.) (7), A.J. Hicks (Morehead State, Sr.) (7), Jailen Gill (Tennessee-Martin, Sr.) (7)
Total Turnovers:Ja Morant (Murray State, So.) (14)
Total FGs:Ja Morant (Murray State, So.) (22)
Total 3PM:Dylan Windler (Belmont, Sr.) (9)
Total FTs:Ja Morant (Murray State, So.) (19)

2018-2019 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round
5 Morehead State 72
8 SIU-Edwardsville 68
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6 Eastern Illinois 71
7 Tennessee-Martin 78
 
Quarterfinals
 
4 Austin Peay 95
5 Morehead State 81
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Jacksonville State 88
7 Tennessee-Martin 81
Semifinals
 
 
1 Belmont 83
4 Austin Peay 67
 
 
2 Murray State 76
3 Jacksonville State 74
Championship Game
 
 
 
1 Belmont 65
2 Murray State 77

2018-2019 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Participants

Seed School Ovr. Wins Ovr. Losses Ovr. Win % Conf. Wins Conf. Losses Conf. Win %
1 Belmont 26  86.67% 16  88.89%
2 Murray State 26  86.67% 16  88.89%
3 Jacksonville State 24  72.73% 15  83.33%
4 Austin Peay 22  11  66.67% 13  72.22%
5 Morehead State 13  20  39.39% 10  44.44%
6 Eastern Illinois 14  18  43.75% 11  38.89%
7 Tennessee-Martin 12  19  38.71% 12  33.33%
8 SIU-Edwardsville 10  21  32.26% 12  33.33%

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

2018-2019 Ohio Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 6, 2019 #8 SIU-Edwardsville (L) #5 Morehead State (W) 68-72 Ford Center PTS: 23. Malek Green
REB: 8. Malek Green
AST: 9. A.J. Hicks
PTS: 17. Brandon Jackson
REB: 9. Brandon Jackson
AST: 5. David McFarland
Mar 6, 2019 #7 Tennessee-Martin (W) #6 Eastern Illinois (L) 78-71 Ford Center PTS: 26. Josiah Wallace
REB: 9. Rade Kukobat
AST: 5. Mack Smith
PTS: 17. Jailen Gill
REB: 10. Jailen Gill
AST: 4. Preston Parks
Mar 7, 2019 #5 Morehead State (L) #4 Austin Peay (W) 81-95 Ford Center PTS: 28. Terry Taylor
REB: 16. Jabari McGhee
AST: 6. Zach Glotta
PTS: 22. Jordan Walker
REB: 7. Malek Green
AST: 9. A.J. Hicks
Mar 7, 2019 #7 Tennessee-Martin (L) #3 Jacksonville State (W) 81-88 Ford Center PTS: 21. Detrick Mostella
REB: 8. Jason Burnell
AST: 6. Detrick Mostella
PTS: 35. Quintin Dove
REB: 8. Quintin Dove
AST: 5. DelFincko Bogan
Mar 8, 2019 #4 Austin Peay (L) #1 Belmont (W) 67-83 Ford Center PTS: 32. Dylan Windler
REB: 21. Dylan Windler
AST: 11. Grayson Murphy
PTS: 18. Chris Porter-Bunton
REB: 11. Terry Taylor
AST: 4. Antwuan Butler
Mar 8, 2019 #3 Jacksonville State (L) #2 Murray State (W) 74-76 Ford Center PTS: 29. Ja Morant
REB: 12. Darnell Cowart
AST: 8. Ja Morant
PTS: 22. Jason Burnell
REB: 12. Christian Cunningham
AST: 5. Jason Burnell
Mar 9, 2019 #2 Murray State (W) #1 Belmont (L) 77-65 Ford Center PTS: 17. Dylan Windler
REB: 12. Dylan Windler
AST: 5. Dylan Windler
PTS: 36. Ja Morant
REB: 11. K.J. Williams
AST: 4. Shaq Buchanan