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Complete non-conference schedules are beginning to trickle out, so as we’ve done in the past, we’re compiling everything we can find on the interwebs about your team’s schedule for the 2017-18 season.

See something I don’t have? Let me know in the comments or on twitter @OVCBall

Austin Peay

Nov. 29th at Davidson

Belmont

Nov. 10 at Washington
Nov. 14 vs Vanderbilt
Nov. 16 at Middle Tennessee
Nov. 18/19 – 2K Classic (No opponents yet)
Nov. 22 at Providence
Nov. 27 vs Lipscomb
Dec. 2 vs Green Bay
Dec. 4 at Lipscomb
Dec. 13 vs Milwaukee

Eastern Kentucky

Nov. 13th at Ole Miss

Morehead State

Nov. 10 at Xavier

Murray State

Nov. 13th vs Middle Tennessee

SIUE

Nov. 10 at Purdue
Nov. 15 vs Valparaiso
Dec. 19th vs Chicago State
Dec. 22 at Central Michigan

SEMO

Nov. 13 at Louisiana Tech
Nov. 16 at Evansville
Nov. 21 (in Cancun) vs Cal State Northridge
Nov. 22 (in Cancun) vs either Binghampton or Montana State
Dec. 16 at Kansas State

Tennessee State

Nov. 10 at Kansas
Nov. 18 vs Middle Tennessee
Dec. 21 at Purdue

Tennessee Tech

Dec. 9 at Central Michigan

UT Martin

Nov. 22 at Southern
Nov. 29 at LSU

 


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  1. Matt M.:
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    Belmont will be playing Vandy at home on November 14th (pg. 17): http://belmontbruinclub.com/about/2017-18-bruin-club-online-membership-guide/
  2. Matt M.:
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    These haven't been publicly announced yet, but Belmont's event management site shows a home game against Lipscomb on November 27, and Lipscomb's event management site says the game at Lipscomb will be on December 4. I'm also expecting that Belmont will have a home game against Milwaukee, a road game against Green Bay (make up for game that was cancelled last year), a road game against Western Kentucky, and possibly a home game against Pepperdine (not sure if last year's game was a home-and-home).
    • Matt M.:
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      Also noticed that this is shows a Belmont at TCU game, date TBD: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1L9g5ncyHt_Y5I2dcng_k8t2Fbwcde396LOqx3Zznu-w/edit#gid=259372311
    • Catlin Bogard:
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      Thanks Matt. I'll get these updates in. I generally don't add unscheduled games from that spreadsheet as those have been wrong in the past -- once we have a date, then I feel confident that they're actually going to happen.
  3. Matt M.:
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    The Belmont event management site is now has the game against Milwaukee scheduled for Dec 13th. The is also a "MBB Home Game" with no opponent listed on Dec 16th. Belmont's complete home conference schedule is also on the site: Thu. Jan 4: TTU Sat. Jan 6: JSU Thu. Jan 18: APSU Sat. Jan 20: Murray Thu. Jan 25: EIU Sat. Jan 27: SIUE Thu. Feb 15: EKU Sat. Feb 17: Morehead Sat. Feb. 24: TSU With 9 home games, this further confirms that the OVC is moving to an 18-game schedule. I'm glad that they're not really extending the length of the conference schedule, and will instead probably be eliminating some of the "bye weeks" on team's schedules. The past couple of years Belmont had a week off close to the end of the season, and I think it did more harm than good come tournament time. I also noticed that they have seemed to retain the use of divisions to some extent for scheduling purposes, as Belmont is playing all of the East teams at home. I'm guessing that we will continue to all of the teams that were formerly grouped in the same division play each other twice this year. Assuming that Belmont plays a total of ten games against the other East teams, they would also need to play home-and-homes against two West teams. SIUE was the only one of the teams on Belmont's home schedule that also played at the Curb last year, so I'm guessing that they're one of the teams. EIU looks like they're "travel partners" with SIUE, so I'm guessing they're the other team. So SIUE, EIU, TSU, and Belmont will probably all play each other twice.
    • Catlin Bogard:
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      So you're right about scheduling -- they'll play an additional two teams from the other 'division.' They're also bringing back travel partners, meaning Belmont and another team will travel together. (Likely AP or TSU for Belmont I'd wager) which helps consolidate the schedule a bit.
  4. Reply
    APSU @ Oklahoma State date TBA http://www.examiner-enterprise.com/sports/20170628/nonconference-games-osu-basketball-slate-familiar
  5. Craig:
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    The Belmont vs Vanderbilt game is now scheduled for 11/13. http://www.belmontbruins.com/sports/m-baskbl/2017-18/releases/20170712fw3ux5
  6. Matt M.:
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    Checked the Belmont event management site again, and the home game on Dec. 16th is against Pepperdine.
  7. Craig:
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    TN State @ Texas 12/18/2017 - http://admin.texassports.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball
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

EAST

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

WEST

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


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