Channels leads Austin Peay in 79-76 win over Tenn. Tech
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Wes Channels scored 25 points to lead Austin Peay in a 79-76 win over Tennessee Tech Saturday night.
He was one of five Governors to score in double digits. Todd Babington had 15, Derek Wright added 14, Fernandez Lockett added 12 and Drake Reed had 10. Austin Peay (3-4, 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) shot 48 percent from the field and had 15 turnovers.
Tech was led by Anthony Fisher with 24 points while two teammates scored double doubles. Daniel Northern had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Amadi McKenzie had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
The Golden Eagles (2-6, 0-1 OVC) shot 45 percent and had 21 turnovers.
Play was stopped temporarily at 9:31 in the first half when the home backboard was broken.
Austin Peay led 46-32 at the half.