Belmont vs Austin Peay

Belmont 77, Austin Peay 67

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Scott Saunders had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Belmont defeated Austin Peay 77-67 on Wednesday night.

The Bruins relied on strong free-throw shooting, making 25 of 32 with Saunders knocking in 9 of 12. Austin Peay shot only 45.5 percent (10 of 22) from the line.

Belmont broke a 10-10 tie in the first half with a 12-0 run and never trailed again. The Bruins needed only one field goal in the final 3:50 of the game as they made 8 of 10 free throws in that span to seal the win.

Kerron Johnson added 15 points, Drew Hanlen had 13 and Ian Clark 12 for Belmont (8-5), which broke a two-game losing streak.

TyShawn Edmondson scored 20 points, with five 3-pointers, Jerome Clyburn added 12 and Melvin Baker had 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Governors (3-10), which had a three-game winning streak snapped.

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Scoreboard
Belmont (8-5) «393877
Austin Peay (3-10)323567
 
Belmont Bruins
M. Hedgepeth, F173-51-12047
S. Saunders, C277-99-12110323
I. Clark, G323-73-462212
K. Johnson, G315-85-726215
D. Hanlen, G293-74-401113
J. Mann212-62-24026
B. Baker200-20-05220
B. Jenkins90-40-00030
A. Barnes80-11-21031
R. Chamberlain60-00-01000
Totals 23-4925-3235112277
 46.9%78.1% 
Austin Peay Governors
J. Terry, F363-111-22227
M. Baker, F324-93-7131311
J. Fraley, C220-22-45252
J. Clyburn, G296-120-113412
H. Lawrence, G121-21-20113
T. Edmondson367-151-221220
W. Triggs163-42-36128
C. Freeman62-20-01104
J. Blake40-00-03000
M. Hasse40-00-00020
T. Greer30-00-10000
Totals 26-5710-2236122167
 45.6%45.5% 
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Mercer14-427-9
FGCU14-422-13
S.C. Upstate11-719-15
ETSU10-819-16
No. Florida10-816-16
Lipscomb10-815-15
Jacksonville8-1012-18
Northern Kentucky5-139-21
Stetson5-137-24
Kennesaw St.3-156-25

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Belmont14-226-10
Eastern Ky.11-524-10
Morehead St.10-620-14
Tenn. Tech9-717-16
Jax. State4-1210-21
Tenn. St.4-125-25
WestConf. W-LTot. W-L
Murray St.13-323-11
SE Miss. St.8-818-14
Eastern Ill.7-911-19
SIUE7-911-20
Austin Peay6-1012-18
UT Martin3-138-23
 
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