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Eastern Kentucky vs Austin Peay

Austin Peay 80, E. Kentucky 65

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Fraley scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Austin Peay shot a season-best 60.4 percent to defeat Eastern Kentucky 80-65 Thursday night, snapping a four-game skid.

The Governors (4-13, 1-3 Ohio Valley Conference) also ended their longest losing streak (0-3) to open league play since 1992-93.

Melvin Baker added 16 points for Austin Peay, which made 29 of 48 field goals and used a huge 25-2 run in the second half to defeat the Colonels (10-8, 4-2) for the eighth straight time at home.

Eastern Kentucky won 67-65 in on Dec. 29 in Richmond, Ky.

Austin Peay led most of the game, with the Colonels ahead only at 3-2 and 49-48 with 12:21 remaining. The Governors then scored 25 of the next 27 points to put the game out of reach.

Jaron Jones led Eastern Kentucky, which was 0-for-5 from the foul line, with 17 points.

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Scoreboard
Eastern Kentucky (10-8)313465
Austin Peay (4-13) «384280
 
Eastern Kentucky Colonels
J. Jones, F338-130-113417
E. Stutz, F214-60-04128
J. Jones, G271-40-05112
M. DiNunno, G253-60-01248
D. Riggs, G172-60-03215
J. Allgood192-60-03216
J. Johnson172-20-22044
T. Knipp164-100-071411
J. Newby150-10-00450
T. Filipek82-20-20014
R. Parsons10-10-00000
R. Stenzel10-00-00100
Totals 28-570-527172765
 49.1%0% 
Austin Peay Governors
M. Baker, F276-94-451116
J. Terry, F251-41-23323
J. Fraley, C2810-125-7121025
T. Edmondson, G312-52-22626
J. Clyburn, G243-40-02226
H. Lawrence172-33-72228
J. Blake162-62-32107
W. Triggs151-32-41014
C. Freeman72-20-00014
T. Greer40-00-00000
K. Covington20-01-21011
M. Hasse20-00-00000
J. Harms10-00-00000
A. Williams10-00-00000
Totals 29-4820-3133161280
 60.4%64.5% 
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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