2017 Bracketology: No. 14 Seeds
- East: UT-Arlington Mavericks
- West: Chattanooga Mocs
- South: Belmont Bruins
- Midwest: Old Dominion Monarchs
Yante Maten scored a career-high 33 points and Charles Mann added 23 points to help Georgia beat Belmont 93-84 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night.
Georgia's Kenny Gaines got beat backdoor, but wasn't going to allow the bucket.
Ten No. 1 seeds have completed their conference tournaments, and just one has cut down the nets. Top seeds Saint Mary's, Stony Brook and Wagner have reached title games.
The top seed in the Ohio Valley Conference couldn't dodge the upset from 8th-seeded Austin Peay Friday as this refs waved off the game-winning shot.
Chris Horton scored 30 points, including a pair of free throws with a minute left in overtime and Austin Peay held on to upset top-seeded Belmont 97-96 on Friday night in an Ohio Valley Conferenc
The OVC's No. 1 seed fell 97-96 to Austin Peay in overtime, ending its hopes of winning the conference crown. Austin Peay plays again on Saturday against either Tennessee-Martin or Morehead State in the OVC final. Box score
At the end of regulation time, Belmont is tied 89-89 with Austin Peay. The winner of this game will play for the conference title just one day later on Saturday night. Box score
Austin Peay's Davis comes off a dead sprint from the other end of the court to block Belmont's Steve Harris from behind. The scored is tied up at 67-67 with 10:22 to play in the second half.
Belmont's McClain drives to the basket and slams in a dunk to even the score 67-67 against Austin Peay with 10:39 left in the second half.
Evan Bradds has chipped in 14 points alongside Craig Bradshaw's 12 to put the Bruins on top of Austin Peay at halftime in the OVC semifinals. Box score
Assisted by Chris Horton, Austin Peay's Jones snakes around a defender to slam in a dunk. Austin Peay trails Belmont 31-30 with 5:17 left in the first half.
Belmont, the Ohio Valley's No. 1 seed, can move one step closer to an NCAA tournament bid with a win over No. 8 Austin Peay on Friday night. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN
Keron DeShields scored 25 points and Tennessee State beat Ohio Valley Conference regular-season champion Belmont 87-72 on Sunday for the Tigers' 20th victory.
Evan Bradds scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Belmont posted a 95-86 victory over Tennessee Tech that cemented its grip on the Ohio Valley Conference East Division lead Saturday night.
Craig Bradshaw scored a career-high 33 points on 8-for-16 shooting to lead Belmont to an 86-78 win over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night.
Brent Arrington had 24 points and Anthony Elechi made two free throws with 13.8 seconds left Saturday as Morehead State rallied for a 78-77 win over Ohio Valley leader Belmont.
Evan Bradds had 18 points on Wednesday night and Belmont took sole possession of first place in the conference after holding off Jacksonville State 81-73.
JaVontae Hawkins scored 24 points, Jarelle Reischel added 20 and Eastern Kentucky beat Belmont 88-78 on Saturday night.
Craig Bradshaw scored 16 points and Taylor Barnette 14 to help Belmont hold off Morehead State 73-67 on Thursday night and maintain the Bruins' one-game lead in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Torrance Rowe scored 26 points, Hakeem Rogers added 20 more and Tennessee Tech rolled to an 89-79 win over Belmont on Saturday night to remain undefeated on its home court this season.