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1997-98 Ohio Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 137-145, .486 W-L% (14th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -8.20 (22nd of 30) ▪ SOS: -5.68 (21st of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Murray State
Conf. Tournament Champion: Murray State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Murray State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Murray State)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Murray State 16 2 .889 29 4 .879 84.8 71.6 6.8 -6.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Eastern Illinois 13 5 .722 16 11 .593 73.5 72.5 -4.9 -5.9
3 Middle Tennessee 12 6 .667 19 9 .679 71.7 66.8 -1.8 -6.6
4 Austin Peay 11 7 .611 17 11 .607 70.2 67.7 -4.7 -7.2
5 Southeast Missouri State 10 8 .556 14 13 .519 72.5 73.6 -6.7 -5.5
6 Eastern Kentucky 8 10 .444 10 17 .370 69.4 75.6 -11.1 -5.0
7 Tennessee State 8 10 .444 13 16 .448 68.4 72.0 -9.3 -5.7
8 Tennessee Tech 5 13 .278 9 21 .300 64.1 76.3 -18.5 -6.4
9 Tennessee-Martin 5 13 .278 7 20 .259 62.5 74.8 -16.7 -4.4
10 Morehead State 2 16 .111 3 23 .115 63.6 74.9 -15.2 -3.8

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Murray State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25
Austin Peay - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Middle Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Morehead State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southeast Missouri State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee-Martin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Tue, Feb 24 Tennessee Tech 63 @ Murray State 84
Tue, Feb 24 Tennessee State 84 @ Eastern Illinois 79
Tue, Feb 24 Eastern Kentucky 49 @ Middle Tennessee 61

Tue, Feb 24 Southeast Missouri State 46 @ Austin Peay 76

Semifinal
Sat, Feb 28 Middle Tennessee 70 @ Tennessee State 74
Sat, Feb 28 Austin Peay 56 @ Murray State 81

Final
Sun, Mar 1 Murray State 92 @ Tennessee State 69

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Murray State lost (97-74) versus Rhode Island (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played