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  • TTU accepted a late bid to the Vegas 16 (or 8…as it really is) tournament. They’ll face Old Dominion on Monday, March 28th. (Yes — that’s a week from this coming Monday) If they win, they’ll play again on Tuesday, with the championship set for Wednesday,
  • Morehead State will HOST Duquense in the second round of the CBI Tournament. That game will be on Monday, March 21st, at 7 p.m.
  • UT Martin will face Ball State in the second round of the CIT. It’s expected this game will be on the road on Sunday, March 20th. No game time announced.
  • Belmont was eliminated from the NIT by Georgia
  • Tennessee State was eliminted from the CIT by Ball State



For the second straight season, five OVC teams are taking part in postseason play, led by the OVC Tournament champs avoiding (?!?) a first four matchup. Here’s what you need to know:


All times ET

NCAA Tournament

(16) Austin Peay vs (1) Kansas
South Regional 1st Round
Thursday, March 17th, 4:00 p.m.
Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa

TV Coverage: TNT

Full Bracket (Click or tap to enlarge):

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NIT Tournament

(6) Belmont at (3) Georgia
Wednesday, March 16th, 6:00 p.m.
Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia

TV Coverage: ESPN2

Full Bracket (Click or tap to enlarge):

NIT Bracket


College Insider (CIT) Tournament

No seeds or bracket for this tournament — matchups are determined after each round.

Ball State at Tennessee State
Tuesday, March 15th, 8:00 p.m.
Gentry Complex, Nashville, Tennessee

UT Martin at Central Michigan
Wednesday, March 16th, 8:00 p.m.
McGuirk Arena, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

All games are streamed on


College Basketball Invitational (CBI)

Morehead State at Siena
Tuesday, March 15th, 8:00 p.m.
The Times Union Center, Albany, New York

No television or streaming coverage announced

Full Bracket (Click or tap to enlarge):

CIT Bracket 2 copy



  1. Kenneth Henley:
    UT Martin 34,Central Michigan 33 HALF
  2. Kenneth Henley:
    UT Martin 76,Central Michigan 73 FINAL
    • Catlin Bogard:
  3. Kenneth Henley:
    UT Martin 37,Ball St. 31 HALF
  4. Kenneth Henley:
    Ball St. 83,UT Martin 80 FINAL OT UTM had a late 16 point lead & frankly quit playing thinking they had it won.
  5. Shawn Flaugher:
    Morehead State had advance to CBI final by defeating Siena 84-80 at Siena, Duquesne 82-72 at home and Ohio University 77-72 at Ohio. Morehead will play a best of 3 series against Nevada to determine CBI champion with Morehead hosting the first game on Monday March 28 at 8:30 ET, second game at Nevada on Wednesday March 30 at 9PM ET, and a third game at Nevada on Friday April 1st if necessary at 9PM ET. ESPNU will broadcast
OVC Ball
Compiling all OVC non-conference games

2016 Football Standings

OVC Overall
Jacksonville State 7-0 10-2
UT Martin 6-2 7-5
Tennessee Tech 5-3 5-6
Tennessee State 4-3 7-4
Eastern Illinois 4-4 6-5
Murray State 4-4 4-7
SEMO 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 2-6 3-8
Austin Peay 0-8 0-11

2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVC Overall


Belmont 15-1 23-7
Morehead State 10-6 14-16
Jacksonville State 9-7 20-15
Tennessee State 8-8 17-13
Tennessee Tech 8-8 12-20
Eastern Kentucky 5-11 12-19


UT Martin 10-6 22-13
SEMO 9-7 15-18
Murray State 8-8 16-17
Austin Peay 7-9 11-19
Eastern Illinois 6-10 14-15
SIUE 1-15 6-24