Omni Rankingsô 2016-2017 Men's college basketball ratings through 4/3/17 games
Ohio Valley 16-17 15-16 14-15 -5
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Home court factor = 2.86 Record vs D-I teams
Season range Schedule strength Overall Conference Home Road Neutral vs 1-50 vs 51-150 vs 151+
Rank Team Rating D-I rank Max Min Rating D-I rank W L W L Streak Last 10 W L W L W L W L W L W L Highest single-game rating Lowest single-game rating
1 Belmont 74.13 105 76.53 69.46 67.69 233 22 7 15 1 L1 7-3 11 1 11 4 0 2 0 4 1 1 21 2 at Georgia 82.65 vs Lipscomb 62.67
2 Jacksonville State 70.10 166 70.10 62.49 67.58 245 18 15 9 7 L1 6-4 3 5 10 9 5 1 0 2 1 4 17 9 vs Southeast Missouri 78.56 at Missouri State 56.26
3 Tennessee State 68.76 187 75.69 68.36 66.26 285 15 13 8 8 L2 5-5 5 5 8 7 2 1 1 2 1 3 13 8 at Middle Tennessee 80.61 vs Belmont 61.67
4 Murray State 66.26 212 73.81 66.26 65.75 298 14 17 8 8 L1 4-6 8 4 3 11 3 2 0 1 1 5 13 11 vs Austin Peay 80.40 vs Eastern Illinois 55.93
5 Morehead State 65.94 219 68.98 63.33 67.62 240 12 16 10 6 L2 5-5 8 4 4 11 0 1 0 1 0 8 12 7 vs Eastern Kentucky 76.78 at Lipscomb 56.69
6 UT Martin 65.21 232 70.34 64.82 66.18 286 20 13 10 6 L1 6-4 12 2 7 10 1 1 0 1 1 4 19 8 at Tennessee Tech 80.31 at Southeast Missouri 51.83
7 Southeast Missouri 64.45 250 67.08 57.09 66.35 279 13 18 9 7 L1 5-5 8 4 4 11 1 3 0 1 0 5 13 12 vs UT Martin 79.52 vs Cornell 53.33
8 Tennessee Tech 63.51 262 65.08 59.87 66.42 274 10 20 8 8 L3 4-6 5 8 5 11 0 1 0 1 1 5 9 14 vs Belmont 74.21 vs UT Martin 46.90
9 Eastern Kentucky 63.44 263 71.18 60.84 68.75 195 10 19 5 11 W2 4-6 6 6 3 12 1 1 0 2 1 4 9 13 vs Marshall 74.67 at Southeast Missouri 47.41
10 Eastern Illinois 63.05 269 66.64 59.67 64.26 323 12 15 6 10 L1 5-5 6 6 6 9 0 0 0 0 2 3 10 12 at Murray State 76.70 vs Tennessee Tech 50.75
11 Austin Peay 60.97 292 65.06 58.00 68.12 214 9 19 7 9 W1 5-5 3 8 4 11 2 0 0 3 1 2 8 14 at Southeast Missouri 69.53 at Murray State 48.26
12 SIUE 58.68 313 63.82 56.97 67.37 253 5 23 1 15 W1 1-9 2 9 2 13 1 1 0 2 0 3 5 18 at Grand Canyon 72.38 vs Texas State 51.68
OVC top performances OVC surprise performances OVC upset wins
Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating Rank Team Opponent Result Rating
1 Belmont at Georgia W 78 - 69 82.65 1 Southeast Missouri vs Eastern Kentucky W 81 - 48 18.97 1 Tennessee Tech vs Belmont W 83 - 70 12.60
2 Belmont at Tennessee State W 93 - 76 82.44 2 Southeast Missouri vs UT Martin W 90 - 61 15.35 2 Eastern Illinois at Missouri W 67 - 64 12.11
3 Tennessee State at Middle Tennessee W 74 - 63 80.61 3 UT Martin at Tennessee Tech W 75 - 46 15.02 3 Tennessee Tech at Tennessee State W 80 - 74 OT 12.07
4 Murray State vs Austin Peay W 102 - 58 80.40 4 Eastern Illinois at Murray State W 82 - 65 13.82 4 SIUE at Grand Canyon W 76 - 64 11.70
5 Belmont vs Cleveland State W 88 - 61 80.32 5 Tennessee Tech at Eastern Illinois W 87 - 68 13.76 5 Austin Peay at Southeast Missouri W 88 - 79 10.30
6 UT Martin at Tennessee Tech W 75 - 46 80.31 6 Tennessee Tech vs Belmont W 83 - 70 13.15 6 Eastern Illinois at Murray State W 82 - 65 9.72
7 Belmont at Murray State W 81 - 69 79.86 7 SIUE vs Eastern Illinois W 78 - 59 12.44 7 Austin Peay at Eastern Illinois W 92 - 84 9.33
8 Belmont at Jacksonville State W 66 - 53 79.66 8 Jacksonville State at UT Martin W 90 - 72 12.33 8 Eastern Kentucky at Jacksonville State W 57 - 52 9.05
9 Tennessee State at Canisius W 72 - 58 79.53 9 SIUE at Grand Canyon W 76 - 64 12.17 9 Belmont at Georgia W 78 - 69 8.97
10 Southeast Missouri vs UT Martin W 90 - 61 79.52 10 Murray State vs Austin Peay W 102 - 58 11.97 10 Eastern Illinois at UIC W 90 - 76 8.77
OVC standings OVC tournament bracket Most probable outcome realized Most probable outcome unrealized
East Division Conference Overall 1 Belmont
Rank Team W L W L  
1 Belmont 15 1 22 7 4 Jacksonville State @ Nashville, TN Jacksonville State
2 Morehead State 10 6 12 16      
3 Jacksonville State 9 7 18 15 5 Southeast Missouri @ Nashville, TN Jacksonville State  
4 Tennessee State 8 8 15 13      
5 Tennessee Tech 8 8 10 20 @ Nashville, TN Southeast Missouri @ Nashville, TN Jacksonville State
6 Eastern Kentucky 5 11 10 19     2017 OVC
8 Tennessee State 2 UT Martin   Men's Basketball
West Division Conference Overall     Tournament Champion
Rank Team W L W L 3 Morehead State @ Nashville, TN UT Martin  
1 UT Martin 10 6 20 13    
2 Southeast Missouri 9 7 13 18 6 Tennessee Tech @ Nashville, TN Murray State
3 Murray State 8 8 14 17    
4 Austin Peay 7 9 9 19 @ Nashville, TN Murray State
5 Eastern Illinois 6 10 12 15  
6 SIUE 1 15 5 23 7 Murray State
OVC tournament probabilities Outcome realized Outcome unrealized
Probabilities based on current ratings and tournament bracket
Reaching Reaching Winning
Seed Team semifinals final tournament
1 Belmont 100.00% 72.58% 56.14%
2 UT Martin 100.00% 47.43% 12.85%
3 Morehead State 53.63% 28.94% 8.73%
4 Jacksonville State 47.00% 12.12% 6.58%
5 Southeast Missouri 17.83% 4.07% 2.05%
6 Tennessee Tech 15.05% 6.48% 1.43%
7 Murray State 31.31% 17.16% 5.30%
8 Tennessee State 35.17% 11.23% 6.91% © Omni Rankings