Austin Peay beats Murray State 58-57
MURRAY, Ky. (AP)—Drake Reed made a layup with 10 seconds left in the game to lift Austin Peay to a 58-57 win over Murray State on Saturday.
The Governors (9-7, 5-1 Ohio Valley Conference) opened the contest with an 8-0 lead—their largest advantage of the game. Austin Peay went into halftime with a 30-27 lead.
Wes Channels led Austin Peay with 16 points, while Reed had 11 points and six rebounds.
Murray State (7-8, 2-3) was led by Isacc Miles, who had 13 points. Jeffery McClain, who went 8-for-8 from the free-throw line, finished with 12 points.
Austin Peay outscored the Racers 32-18 in the paint, while Murray State gained 21 points as a result of Austin Peay’s 19 turnovers.