Belmont is the pick to win the OVC title this season, with Murray State second, Jacksonville State third and Austin Peay fourth. Murray State’s Ja Morant and Shaq Buchanan along with Austin Peay’s Terry Taylor were named to the Preseason All OVC team.
Belmont’s Dylan Windler was also named to the All OVC team and as Preseason Player of the Year.
On the women’s side, Belmont is also the pick to win the OVC this season with Austin Peay ninth and Murray State last. No Austin Peay or Murray State players were selected on the Preseason All OVC team.