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Field Set for 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championship

Field Set for 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championship

Complete Release from the OVC

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - SIUE men's basketball has qualified for the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament set for March 6-9 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. The winner of the tournament received the OVC's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. 

The Cougars are the eighth seed and will face No. 5 Morehead State Wednesday at 6:30.

2019 OVC Men's Basketball Championship Presented by Visit Evansville (Ford Center - Evansville, Ind.)

First Round - Wednesday, March 6
Game 1 - #5 Morehead State vs. #8 SIUE, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
Game 2 - #6 Eastern Illinois vs. #7 UT Martin, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN+)

Quarterfinals - Thursday, March 7
Game 3 - #4 Austin Peay vs. Game 1 Winner, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN+)
Game 4 - #3 Jacksonville State vs. Game 2 Winner, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN+)

Semifinals - Friday, March 8
Game 5 - #1 Belmont vs. Game 3 Winner, 7:00 p.m. (ESPNU)
Game 6 - #2 Murray State vs. Game 4 Winner, 9:00 p.m. (ESPNU)

Championship - Saturday, March 9
Game 7 - Semifinal Winners, 7:00 p.m. (ESPN2/Westwood One)

All Times Central

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