Austin Peay beats Jacksonville State 72-60

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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP)—Drake Reed scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Austin Peay to a 72-60 victory over Jacksonville State on Tuesday night.

Reed scored 20 second-half points for the Governors (15-11, 11-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who bounced back from an 88-80 loss to Tennessee State on Saturday night.

The Gamecocks (11-15, 5-12) lost their fourth straight game and are battling to qualify for the conference tournament.

Austin Peay led 28-21 at halftime, then Jacksonville State used a 17-4 run to pull ahead 38-32 with 14:38 left. The momentum shifted and the Governors had an 18-5 spurt to lead 50-43 with 9:26 remaining. The Gamecocks cut the deficit to 56-55, but could get no closer.

Anthony Campbell added 11 points for Austin Peay.

Jeremy Bynum and Jonathan Toles led Jacksonville State with 13 points apiece and DeAndre Bray added 10.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Austin Peay
Drake Reed Drake Reed
11-20,  30 Pts
14 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Jacksonville St.
Nick Murphy Nick Murphy
4-7,  8 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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