Tennessee Tech earned the third seed and Murray State is the fourth seed while Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky will be No. 5 and No. 6, respectively. Rounding out the field is Tennessee State at No. 7 and Austin Peay at No. 8.
With the top two seeds UT Martin and Eastern Illinois receive byes into the semifinals while No. 3 Tennessee Tech and No. 4 Murray State earned first-round byes.
The first rounds and quarterfinals will be available on OVCSports.TV for free. The semifinals and final will be broadcast on ESPN 3, ESPN Full Court and select stations in OVC markets. Among the select stations are WEIU, WLJT-DT and WCTE.
2012 OVC Basketball Championship - Municipal Auditorium - Nashville, Tenn.
FIRST ROUND - Wednesday, Feb. 29
Game 1 - #5 Morehead State vs. #8 Austin Peay - 12 p.m. (OVCSports.TV)
Game 2 - #6 Eastern Kentucky vs. #7 Tennessee State - 2 p.m. (OVCSports.TV)
QUARTERFINALS - Thursday, March 1
Game 3 - #4 Murray State vs. Game 1 winner - 12 p.m. (OVCSports.TV)
Game 4 - #3 Tennessee Tech vs. Game 2 winner - 2 p.m. (OVCSports.TV)
SEMIFINALS - Friday, March 2
Game 5 - #1 UT Martin vs. Game 3 winner - 12 p.m. (ESPN3)
Game 6 - #2 Eastern Illinois vs. Game 2 winner - 2 p.m. (ESPN3)
CHAMPIONSHIP - Saturday, March 3
Game 7 - Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner - 4:30 p.m. (ESPN3)
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