Austin Peay beats SE Missouri 88-78

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Drake Reed scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Austin Peay to an 88-78 win over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night in the season finale for both teams.

Wes Channels added 26 points and six assists for the Governors (17-12, 13-5 Ohio Valley Conference), who clinched a tie for second place in the OVC. The Governors have locked up a spot in the OVC tournament, which starts on Friday in Nashville, Tenn.

Jaycen Herring led the Redhawks (3-27, 0-18) with 31 points and Kenard Moore added 27. The Redhawks, who have lost 19 straight games, are just the seventh team in the 61-year history of the OVC to go winless in the regular season.

The Governors hit 15 free throws compared to six by the Redhawks, and led 51-35 at halftime.

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 Top Performers
 SE Missouri St.
Jaycen Herring Jaycen Herring
13-19,  31 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Austin Peay
Drake Reed Drake Reed
14-23,  33 Pts
12 Rebs, 2 Assists

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