Tennessee State vs Austin Peay

Austin Peay 69, Tennessee St. 63

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Fraley had 16 points and Melvin Baker added 15 as Austin Peay used a late surge to pull away from Tennessee State 69-63 Monday night.

The Governors (6-13, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference) have won three in a row for the second time this season.

The Tigers (10-10, 3-4), paced by Robert Covington, who matched his career high with 30 points and also grabbed 15 rebounds, led most of the first half. Tennessee State had its largest cushion at 13-4 and held a 29-28 advantage at halftime.

There were eight ties and nine lead changes after the break. With 2:54 remaining and the score knotted at 59, Fraley scored four straight points to spark an 8-0 run and a 67-59 Austin Peay lead with 25 seconds to go.

Although the Governors were only 2 of 6 from the free-throw line down the stretch, Tennessee State countered with just two baskets.

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Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F3610-176-7150530
M. Rhett, F252-40-14234
P. Miller, G397-122-212217
W. Peters, G370-52-36622
J. Harris, G201-80-01142
K. Thornton244-100-27038
K. Moore100-00-01020
K. Butcher60-10-00000
M. Green30-00-00010
T. Fredrick00-00-00010
Totals 24-5710-1538112363
 42.1%66.7% 
Austin Peay Governors
M. Baker, F346-113-440415
J. Terry, F345-62-543112
J. Fraley, C275-86-760216
T. Edmondson, G292-64-634010
J. Clyburn, G221-10-03203
H. Lawrence182-80-02045
W. Triggs152-31-22235
J. Blake110-30-02320
T. Greer60-01-22021
C. Freeman41-20-00002
Totals 24-4817-2629141869
 50%65.4% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont12-420-1295
Tenn. St.11-520-11148
Tenn. Tech11-519-11134
Morehead St.11-523-14127
Eastern Ky.6-1015-16210
Jax. State4-128-23309
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-620-15212
Murray St.10-617-14169
Eastern Ill.9-713-17271
Austin Peay7-918-18189
SIUE3-136-22305
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342
 
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