OVC tournament bracket: Full TV schedule, scores, results for 2024 Ohio Valley Conference basketball championships

The Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament will begin Wednesday when Tennessee State takes on Southern Indiana and Southern Illinois Edwardsville takes on Eastern Illinois.

Little Rock and UT Martin, the top two seeds, get a double-bye in this conference, as they will take on the winners of the third and fourth seeds, who also receive a bye.

The Little Rock Trojans earned the top seed by way of a 14-4 conference record, which tied with Morehead State and UT Martin. However, they won the tiebreaker, giving them an easier road.

KK Robinson leads the Trojans offense, posting 15.8 points and 4.3 assists per game. He’s shooting 41.6 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from beyond the arc.

Last season, Southeastern Missouri State won the tournament, giving them an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament. This season, they rank 10th in the 11-team conference.

Here is everything you need to know about the men’s OVC basketball tournament, including television and streaming options.

OVC tournament bracket 2024

The full seeding, bracket and team records for the 2024 Sun Belt Tournament are below.

Seed Team Record (OVC)
1 Little Rock 20-11 (14-4)
2 Morehead State 23-8 (14-4)
3 UT Martin 21-10 (14-4)
4 Western Illinois  20-11 (13-5)
5 Tennessee State 17-14 (10-8)
6 Southern Illinois Edwardsville 16-15 (9-9)
7 Eastern Illinois 14-17 (8-10)
8 Tennessee Tech 10-21 (5-13)
9 Southern Indiana 8-23 (5-13)
10 Southeastern Missouri State 9-22 (4-14)
11 Lindenwood 9-22 (3-15)

OVC basketball tournament schedule 2024

  • Dates: March 6-9
  • Location: Ford Center, Evansville, Ind.

The OVC basketball tournament will be played from Wednesday, March 6, to Saturday, March 9. The tournament will be held at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind.

Wednesday, March 6: Round 1

Game 1: No. 5 Tennessee State 78, No. 8 Southern Indiana 64
Game 2: No. 6 SIUE 68, No. 7 Eastern Illinois 57

Thursday, March 7: Quarterfinals

Game Time (ET) TV/Live Stream
Game 3: No. 4 Western Illinois 61, No. 5 Tennessee State 59 7:30 p.m. ESPN+
Game 4: No. 3 Morehead State 78, No. 6 SIUE 63 10 p.m. ESPN+

Friday, March 8: Semifinals

Game Time (ET) TV/Live Stream
Game 5: No. 1 Little Rock 82, No. 4 Western Illinois 57 8 p.m. ESPNU, Sling
Game 6: No. 2 UT Martin vs. No. 3 Morehead State 10:30 p.m. ESPNU, Sling

Saturday, March 9: Championship

Game Time (ET) TV/Live Stream
No. 1 Little Rock vs. Game 6 winner 8 p.m. ESPN2, Sling

How to watch the OVC tournament live

  • TV channel: ESPNU (semifinals)ESPN2 (championship game)
  • Live stream: ESPN+ | Sling (semis, championship game)

The first round, second round and quarterfinals of the OVC basketball tournament can be streamed on ESPN+. The semifinals and championship game will air on ESPNU and ESPN2, and can also be streamed on Sling.

OVC tournament tickets 2024

Tickets for games at the OVC basketball tournament are still available on StubHub. You can check out seating charts for games by clicking on the link below.

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