George Washington vs Austin Peay

George Washington 54, Austin Peay 52

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Aaron Ware scored 12 points and Jabari Edwards added eight to help George Washington hold off Austin Peay 54-52 on Tuesday night.

Will Triggs pulled Austin Peay within four points of the lead, 52-48. However, on George Washington's next possession, Edwards grabbed an offensive rebound off a Tony Taylor miss and made the subsequent layup to give the Colonials a 54-48 lead with 4:47 to play.

George Washington (3-1) would never relinquish the lead, allowing Austin Peay to score only four points though the final 4 minutes of the game.

Edwards shot 100 percent from the field (4-for-4), recorded two assist and four of his six rebounds came on the offensive end. Taylor chipped in with 11 points.

TyShwan Edmondson led Austin Peay with 17 points.

The loss gives Austin Peay (0-5) their worst start since the 1993-1994 season when they opened the year 0-7.

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George Washington Colonials
J. Edwards, F284-40-06248
J. Kopriva, F253-30-04026
N. Mikic, F143-50-02039
T. Taylor, G374-122-423111
L. Kromah, G251-61-25003
A. Ware274-114-430112
D. Pellom190-20-04120
B. Bynes182-90-07115
D. Smith60-10-22000
D. Guest10-00-01100
Totals 21-537-124081454
 39.6%58.3% 
Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F342-95-74119
M. Baker, F172-60-06244
T. Edmondson, G387-151-252217
J. Terry, G365-72-460212
J. Clyburn, G310-70-02410
A. Campbell220-50-06010
J. Blake92-30-00016
C. Freeman62-40-01024
M. Hasse50-10-00010
H. Lawrence20-10-00010
Totals 20-588-133491652
 34.5%61.5% 
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Davidson8-1017-1589
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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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