Austin Peay vs Jacksonville State

Jacksonville St. 81, Austin Peay 74


JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Tarvin Gaines scored a game-high 28 points as Jacksonville State beat Austin Peay 81-74 Thursday night in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup.

Brian Williams scored 17 and Ronnie Boggs added 16 to help Jacksonville State (13-7, 5-4) snap a two-game losing streak.

Ahead 24-22 at the 6:07 mark in the first half, Jacksonville State closed out the period on a 13-4 run to take a 37-26 lead into halftime.

Austin Peay (5-16, 1-6) cut the lead to six, 47-41 with 11:38 remaining, but the Gamecocks responded with a 12-6 run, capped by Gaines' 3-pointer, making it 59-47 with 7:27 left.

Two free throws by Austin Peay's Corey Arentsen made it 73-68 with 53 seconds left, but Jacksonville State made two field goals and converted four straight free throws to seal the victory.

Chris Horton had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Governors, who are still winless on the road.

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Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F308-120-041416
A. Campbell, F295-81-225013
C. Horton, F298-122-5100418
T. Betran, G398-140-020418
J. Purvis, G200-10-02300
A. Lynch140-40-01120
P. Herring130-21-22221
C. Arentsen90-12-20312
C. Freeman73-40-03016
T. Greer70-00-00010
H. Lawrence30-00-21020
Totals 32-586-1332152174
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F3611-185-540328
N. Cook, F352-64-44548
R. Boggs, G385-86-674116
B. Williams, G385-93-408117
M. Leggett, G292-40-03425
R. Sanders152-31-21026
R. Mafra70-21-21021
A. Anderson20-00-00000
C. Deanes00-00-00000
Totals 27-5020-2322211581
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.10-614-15189
Jax. State9-717-14186
Tenn. St.8-817-12150
Tenn. Tech8-812-19262
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19243
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-620-11163
SE Missouri St.9-714-17287
Murray St.8-814-16238
Austin Peay7-911-19258
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15268
Other games
PUR 53 Final
TENN 56 Final
VCU 74 Final
UCLA 84 Final
BYU 63 Final