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2009-2010 Racer Basketball

OVC

TOURNAMENT

After the OVC was formed in 1948, the league began playing a postseason tournament the following spring in 1949. The tournament wasn’t played in some seasons in early OVC history, but has been played every year since 1974. The Racers have regularly been part of the fun. Out of 46 OVC tournaments, the Racers have made it to the semifinals 35 times. Thirteen times MSU has won the championship, including seven in the 1990’s. The Racers lead the league with 57 all-time wins in the OVC Tournament. MSU players have been named MVP 12 times. The tournament is again at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tenn., where the winner punches their NCAA ticket.

MSU IN OVC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Date 1951 1952 1955 1964 1967 1980 1981 1988 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2002 2004 2006

70

MSU Seed 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 4 2 1

W/L Won Lost Lost Won Lost Lost Lost Won Won Won Won Lost Lost Won Lost Won Won Won Lost Won Won Won

OPP Seed 1 1 3 4 5 2 1 2 5 3 1 7 2 2 3 1 2

OVC TOURNAMENT TEAM RECORDS

Opponent

Score

Eastern Ky. Western Ky. Eastern Ky. Western Ky. Tenn. Tech Western Ky. Western Ky. Austin Peay Eastern Ky. Middle Tenn. Eastern Ky. Tennessee St. Tennessee St. Austin Peay Austin Peay Austin Peay Tennessee St. SE Missouri SE Missouri Tenn. Tech Austin Peay Samford

92-60 47-45 76-59 77-68 67-60 54-51 71-67 73-70 64-57 79-67 81-60 82-68 73-72 92-84 70-68 88-85 92-69 62-61 67-56 70-69 66-60 74-57

Murray State Eastern Kentucky Austin Peay Morehead State Tennessee Tech Tennessee State SE Missouri State Eastern Illinois UT Martin Jacksonville St

57-31 34-30 37-30 22-37 19-38 10-19 6-8 4-8 2-6 1-2

.647 .531 .552 .372 .333 .344 .428 .333 .250 .333

13 titles 4 3 3 1 2 1 1 0 0

MSU IN OVC SEMIFINALS & CHAMPIONSHIP All-Time Record 35-22 At Sommet Center 9-4 At Municipal Auditorium 6-3 Louisville Convention Center 2-0 Rupp Arena 3-1 Racer Arena 6-1 Other Venues 9-13

13 NCAA Appearances - 20 OVC Championships


Murray State Men's Basketball Guide 2009-10