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2019 Schedule
13-4, 4th in OVC
Belmont hits game-winning layup with 2 seconds left (0:26)
Murray State wins OVC tourney, onto Big Dance (0:31)
Murray State dropping dimes like it's hot (0:18)

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Love games with first place on the line: Murray State at Belmont (7p, @ESPNU); Vermont at New Hampshire (7p, #ESPN3); East Tennessee State at Furman (730p, #ESPN3); Saint Mary's at Gonzaga (9p, @ESPN); Seattle at New Mexico State (9p, #ESPN3).

Breaking down Kentucky's win over Belmont (1:20)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Top-seeded Belmont goes down in the Ohio Valley semifinals. Second season in a row they've been the top seed and lost in the semis.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Belmont, No. 1 seed in the OVC tourney, just lost to a Jacksonville State team that it beat by 30 points combined in two regular season games. The Madness begins.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Malcolm Drumwright trying to carry Jacksonville State to a win over top seed Belmont in the OVC tournament semis. Belmont surged with an early rally after Jacksonville State took a big lead. But Drumwright and Co. back in control on ESPNU.

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2017 OVC basketball tournament: Bracket and schedule

The Ohio Valley Conference tournament began on Wednesday night and will run through Saturday in Nashville. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and check back for updates as title games from each conference go final.

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2017 Bracketology: No. 14 Seeds

  • East: UT-Arlington Mavericks
  • West: Chattanooga Mocs
  • South: Belmont Bruins
  • Midwest: Old Dominion Monarchs
See the full bracket


Gaines recovers for great block

Georgia's Kenny Gaines got beat backdoor, but wasn't going to allow the bucket.

ESPN Stats & Info

Nine of ten No. 1 seeds have lost so far

Ten No. 1 seeds have completed their conference tournaments, and just one has cut down the nets. Top seeds Saint Mary's, Stony Brook and Wagner have reached title games.


Belmont game-winner too late

The top seed in the Ohio Valley Conference couldn't dodge the upset from 8th-seeded Austin Peay Friday as this refs waved off the game-winning shot.

Bruins fall short in OT heartbreaker

The OVC's No. 1 seed fell 97-96 to Austin Peay in overtime, ending its hopes of winning the conference crown. Austin Peay plays again on Saturday against either Tennessee-Martin or Morehead State in the OVC final. Box score

Postgame interview with Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos. (1:16)

OVC semifinals headed into overtime

At the end of regulation time, Belmont is tied 89-89 with Austin Peay. The winner of this game will play for the conference title just one day later on Saturday night. Box score


Khalil Davis denies the basket

Austin Peay's Davis comes off a dead sprint from the other end of the court to block Belmont's Steve Harris from behind. The scored is tied up at 67-67 with 10:22 to play in the second half.


Kevin McClain ties it up with dunk

Belmont's McClain drives to the basket and slams in a dunk to even the score 67-67 against Austin Peay with 10:39 left in the second half.

Team Stats

Points Per Game86.3
Rebounds Per Game40.3
Assists Per Game19.1
Points Allowed76.6284th

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-7
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances7