Austin Peay vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 80, Austin Peay 71

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - LaRon Dendy scored 21 points as Middle Tennessee held off Austin Peay 80-71 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Blue Raiders snapped a three-game Governors winning streak in the series.

Dendy, a transfer from Iowa State playing his first game for Middle Tennessee, was 8 of 10 from the field with nine rebounds and three blocks. Marcos Knight added 15 points, James Gallman 14 and JT Sulton 13.

Austin Peay got to 61-58 with 6:31 left, but Middle Tennessee answered with a 5-0 run.

TyShwan Edmonson led the Governors with 20 points.

Austin Peay's John Fraley, who had 10 rebounds, suffered an apparent neck injury when he collided with a Blue Raiders player while going for a late dunk. Fraley was moving his extremities before he was taken off the floor on a stretcher and transported to a hospital. No further details were known.

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Austin Peay (0-1)353671
Middle Tennessee (1-0) «384280

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Austin Peay Governors
M. Baker, F160-20-04050
J. Fraley, C290-42-710142
J. Terry, G365-117-1471217
J. Clyburn, G302-37-1025211
A. Campbell, G92-70-24114
T. Edmondson358-180-000220
C. Freeman191-10-02052
W. Triggs153-61-16147
J. Blake102-52-21018
H. Lawrence10-20-01010
Totals 23-5919-364192771
 39%52.8% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
J. Sulton, F315-93-470113
L. Dendy, C338-104-693221
M. Knight, G305-95-681415
B. Massey, G250-32-44642
K. Hammonds, G121-31-32153
J. Gallman325-71-214414
S. Jones142-41-22015
R. Cintron130-22-20132
J. Oden91-22-20115
J. Rozier10-00-00010
Totals 27-4921-3134172680
 55.1%67.7% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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