Evansville gets 72-62 victory over Austin Peay
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP)—Darin Granger scored 17 to lead Evansville to a 72-62 win over Austin Peay on Saturday.
The game was close throughout the first half, with Evansville coming away with a 34-31 lead at halftime. Austin Peay took the lead early in the second half, but Evansville didn’t let up and took the lead for good with about five minutes left.
Shy Ely scored 16 and Nate Garner added 15 for the Purple Aces, while Wes Channels led Austin Peay with 18. Drake Reed had 14 and Derek Wright scored 13 for the Governors.