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Samford vs Austin Peay

Austin Peay 75, Samford 64

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Austin Peay's Will Triggs scored 16 points and the Governor's held off Samford for a 75-64 victory on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Governors built a 16-point first-half lead, but the Bulldogs battled back to cut the deficit to 51-46 with 11:24 to play. Samford would get no closer in Bennie Seltzer's coaching debut for the Bulldogs.

Austin Peay extended its lead back to double-digits and led 66-55 with 5:11 to play. The Governors then put the game away with a 9-1 run to tie their biggest lead of the contest, 75-57, with less than a minute to play.

Travis Betran and Anthony Campbell added 13 points each for Austin Peay. Chris Freeman finished with a double-double off the bench for the Governors with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Freshman Tim Williams had a game-high 23 points to lead Samford.

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T. Hood, F374-141-16039
T. Williams, C3910-183-6100223
C. Miller, G363-110-03147
R. Kelly, G305-150-037211
W. Cook, G161-42-21014
B. Hayman243-60-05016
R. Wilson151-12-33244
C. Geffrard, Jr.20-10-01100
L. Barnes10-00-00000
Totals 27-708-1235111764
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Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F346-83-473315
A. Campbell, F304-112-251113
C. Horton, C203-30-06036
T. Betran, G345-120-022113
A. Lynch, G262-60-13525
C. Freeman184-53-6121311
H. Lawrence162-42-20017
C. Arentsen122-30-00005
P. Herring80-00-20000
T. Greer20-00-00010
Totals 28-5210-1738121575
 53.8%58.8% 
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