NASHVILLE --- For the second year in a row and the 27th time in program history, the Tennessee State men’s basketball team has qualified for the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. The OVC Tournament will be held at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. for the seventh-consecutive year.
The eighth-seeded Tigers will take on fifth-seeded Southeast Missouri in the first round on Wednesday, March 1, at 6:30 p.m. in a game that will air live on the OVC Digital Network. A win on Wednesday would propel TSU into the quarterfinals versus fourth-seeded Jacksonville State on Thursday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. on the OVC Digital Network.
The OVC Semifinals are scheduled for Friday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m. on ESPNU followed by the Championship Game on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. on ESPN2.
Fans can purchase ticket packages from the Tennessee State Ticket Office. Packages, which cost $80, include admission to all men's and women's games of the tournament. Single-session tickets are also available for $30. For more information, please call the TSU Ticket Office: 615-963-5841.
First Round - Wednesday, March 1
Game 1 - #5 Southeast Missouri vs. #8 Tennessee State - 6:30 p.m. (OVC Digital Network) | VIDEO | RADIO | STATS
Game 2 - #6 Tennessee Tech vs. #7 Murray State - 8:30 p.m. (OVC Digital Network)
Quarterfinals - Thursday, March 2
Game 3 - #4 Jacksonville State vs. Game 1 Winner - 6:30 p.m. (OVC Digital Network) | VIDEO | RADIO | STATS
Game 4 - #3 Morehead State vs. Game 2 Winner - 8:30 p.m. (OVC Digital Network)
Semifinals - Friday, March 3
Game 5 - #1 Belmont vs. Game 3 winner, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU) | VIDEO | RADIO | STATS
Game 6 - #2 UT Martin vs. Game 4 winner, 9:00 p.m. (ESPNU)
Championship - Saturday, March 4
Game 7 - Semifinal Winners - 7:00 p.m. (ESPN2) | VIDEO | RADIO | STATS