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MVC men's basketball tournament 2018: Bracket, scores and schedule

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In its fifth year in the Missouri Valley Conference, Loyola swept the regular-season and tournament men's basketball titles. The Ramblers went 15-3 to win the league by four games, then capped Arch Madness at Scottrade Center in St. Louis with a win over Illinois State for the MVC's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

Here’s a look at the final scores from the MVC tournament.

First round — Thursday, March 1

(9) Northern Iowa 60, (8) Evansville 50

(7) Missouri State 83, (10) Valparaiso 79

Quarterfinals — Friday, March 2

(1) Loyola 54, (9) Northern Iowa 50

(5) Bradley 63, (4) Drake 61

(2) Southern Illinois 67, (7) Missouri State 63

(3) Illinois State 77, (6) Indiana State 70

Semifinals — Saturday, March 3

(1) Loyola 62, (5) Bradley 54

(3) Illinois State 76, (2) Southern Illinois 68

Championship — Sunday, March 4

(1) Loyola 65, (3) Illinois State 49



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