Austin Peay defeats Murray State 83-80

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Drake Reed scored 32 points and Austin Peay defeated Murray State 83-80 on Saturday night.

Reed scored nine points and Wes Channels had 12 in the second half points for Austin Peay (13-10, 9-4 Ohio Valley Conference), who outscored the Racers (11-10, 6-5) 38-35 in the half.

The Governors trailed 65-61 with 12:22 remaining, before going on a 9-2 run capped by Kyle Duncan’s 3-pointer to take a 70-67 lead with 8:27 left.

One game after tallying 35 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks against Tennessee-Martin, Reed again surpassed his 21 points per game average and grabbed seven rebounds and had four blocks against Murray State.

Thomas Danero led the Racers with 30 points and Tyler Holloway added 14.

Austin Peay ended a three-game losing streak—its longest conference losing streak in seven years.

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 Top Performers
 Murray St.
Danero Thomas Danero Thomas
11-18,  30 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Austin Peay
Drake Reed Drake Reed
12-16,  32 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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