EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The predicted order of finish for the 2017-18 season in the Ohio Valley Conference as predicted by coaches and sports information directors and released Tuesday. Eleven points awarded for first, 10 for second, etcetera, and coaches and sports information directors could not vote for their own teams (with first-place votes in parentheses):

1. Belmont (18) 235

2. Jacksonville St. (3) 213

3. Murray State (3) 212

4. E. Kentucky 139

5. Tennessee Tech 137

6. E. Illinois 135

7. Tennessee St. 125

8. UT Martin 114

9. Morehead St. 89

10. SE Missouri 82

11. Austin Peay 63

12. SIUE 40


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