Ohio Valley Conference basketball tourney brackets

The field for the Ohio Valley Conference men’s and women’s tournaments to be played at the Ford Center in Evansville this week is set.

Women’s: Murray State is the 8th seed and will play its first game at 1 pm Wednesday against top seed Belmont. Austin Peay is the 6th seed and will play third seed SIU Edwardsville Thursday at 3 pm. The semifinals are Friday afternoon with the championship game Saturday afternoon.

Men’s: Austin Peay is the third seed and will play either Tennessee State or Eastern Illinois Thursday night at 8:30. Top seed Murray State has a double bye into the semifinals and will play either Jacksonville State, Tennessee Tech or SIU Edwardsville Friday night at 7 pm.

Belmont is the two seed and will play either Austin Peay, Tennessee State or Eastern Illinois in the second semifinal game Friday night. The championship game is Saturday night.