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1985-86 Ohio Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 120-113, .515 W-L% (22nd of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -4.39 (22nd of 33) ▪ SOS: -2.44 (21st of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Akron and Middle Tennessee
Conf. Tournament Champion: Akron

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Akron)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Akron 10 4 .714 22 8 .733 72.7 68.8 0.1 -3.8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Middle Tennessee 10 4 .714 23 11 .676 79.8 74.8 3.3 -1.7 Reg. Season Champion
3 Youngstown State 8 6 .571 12 16 .429 66.8 69.3 -5.4 -2.8
4 Murray State 8 6 .571 17 12 .586 68.8 72.0 -4.7 -1.5
5 Austin Peay 8 6 .571 14 14 .500 69.1 72.7 -6.0 -2.4
6 Tennessee Tech 6 8 .429 14 15 .483 67.0 69.5 -4.6 -2.0
7 Eastern Kentucky 5 9 .357 10 18 .357 64.4 68.2 -5.7 -1.9
8 Morehead State 1 13 .071 8 19 .296 65.0 73.8 -12.2 -3.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Akron - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Austin Peay - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Middle Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Morehead State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Murray State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Youngstown State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Mon, Mar 3 Austin Peay 66 @ Murray State 78
Mon, Mar 3 Eastern Kentucky 65 @ Middle Tennessee 88
Mon, Mar 3 Tennessee Tech 71 @ Youngstown State 68

Semifinal
Tue, Mar 4 Tennessee Tech 58 @ Akron 67
Tue, Mar 4 Middle Tennessee 85 @ Murray State 81

Final
Wed, Mar 5 Middle Tennessee 63 @ Akron 68

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Akron lost (70-64) versus Michigan (Midwest Regional)