The 2013 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament enters the quarterfinal round on Thursday in Nashville, Tenn.
No. 4 seed Tennessee State takes on No. 5 seed Morehead State in the first game of the night, followed by No. 3 Eastern Kentucky meeting No. 6 Southeast Missouri in the nightcap.
Both Tennessee State and Eastern Kentucky earned first-round byes. Morehead State got through the first round Wednesday, defeating eighth-seeded Tennessee Martin, 73-66, in the first game of the tournament. Southeast Missouri State then took care of seventh-seeded Eastern Illinois, 78-68, to advance to the quarterfinals.
Game time for the Morehead State-Tennessee State tilt is 7 p.m. ET Thursday and can be seen on the OVC Digital Network. The winner takes on top-seeded Belmont in the first semifinal on Friday. The Eastern Kentucky-Southeast Missouri contest follows at 9 p.m. ET and will be covered by the same network. Winner faces No. 2 Murray State on Friday night in the other semifinal.