Austin Peay vs Eastern Kentucky

E. Kentucky 67, Austin Peay 65


RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Jaron Jones scored 19 points and Eastern Kentucky scored 12 consecutive points late in the game to overtake Austin Peay 67-65 on Thursday night.

The Colonels (8-6, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference) trailed 63-55 with 3:28 left after TyShwan Edmondson hit a pair of free throws for the Governors (3-11, 0-1).

A jumper by D'Mitri Riggs 16 seconds later started the decisive run for Eastern Kentucky, in which Riggs and Joshua Jones scored four points each and Austin Peay missed four shots and turned the ball over four times. A tip by Will Triggs at the buzzer ended the Governors' drought.

Eastern Kentucky turned the ball over just eight times, while Austin Peay committed 17 turnovers. That helped the Colonels overcome the Governors' 43-28 advantage in rebounding.

Edmondson finished with 18 points for Austin Peay, Josh Terry had 15 and John Fraley had 15 points and 14 rebounds.

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Austin Peay Governors
M. Baker, F262-82-28336
J. Fraley, C297-121-1140415
T. Edmondson, G367-172-241418
J. Terry, G327-141-475315
J. Blake, G120-10-00020
J. Clyburn271-36-84239
W. Triggs251-30-04322
T. Greer100-10-00100
H. Lawrence30-10-00000
Totals 25-6012-1743152165
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
J. Jones, F337-115-820019
E. Stutz, F293-70-07017
J. Jones, G283-112-23149
D. Riggs, G283-110-09136
M. DiNunno, G262-66-1101111
J. Newby142-20-00314
J. Allgood121-20-01223
T. Knipp123-50-02017
J. Johnson110-11-22141
T. Filipek70-00-01000
Totals 24-5614-232891767
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State4-212-9134
Morehead St.4-28-11248
Tenn. Tech4-28-13334
Tenn. St.3-312-7111
Eastern Ky.1-58-13251
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.5-111-9200
UT Martin3-313-8148
SE Miss. St.3-38-13314
Austin Peay2-46-14260
Eastern Ill.1-59-10283
Other games
HARV 67 Final
BC 46
ELON 62 Final
NC 100
Florida 83 Final
RUT 85
PSU 53 Final
Michigan 71
HOW 34 Final
Kansas 89
VANDY 74 Final
MU 57