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Tennessee State vs Austin Peay

Tennessee St. 88, Austin Peay 82

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Patrick Miller scored 25 points and Jordan Cyphers added 19 to help Tennessee State hold off Austin Peay 88-82 in overtime Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference play.

M.J. Rhett chipped in 18 points with 7 boards and Robert Covington had 10 in his second game back from a knee injury.

Austin Peay (5-19, 1-9) trailed 65-63 with 1:07 left to play but hit back-to-back layups to take a 67-65 lead with 4 seconds left. Jordan Cyphers missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer but Kellen Thornton grabbed the offensive board and converted a layup as time expired to send the game into overtime.

Tennessee State (14-10, 8-3) opened overtime with seven straight points, and made 6 of 7 shots and seven free throws in the frame to pull away.

Travis Beltran scored 28 points for Austin Peay, which has lost seven straight contests and 15 of its last 16.

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Scoreboard
Tennessee State (14-10) «36312188
Austin Peay (5-19)36311582
 
Tennessee State Tigers
K. Thornton, F363-82-211159
R. Covington, F174-92-251410
M. Rhett, C327-84-473418
P. Miller, G437-1510-1357325
J. Cyphers, G397-152-321119
D. Dockery332-42-23337
M. Green110-10-01040
T. Fredrick80-10-00000
D. McClung40-00-02010
C. Wellian20-00-00000
Totals 30-6122-2636162588
 49.2%84.6% 
Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F438-202-6115118
A. Campbell, F334-107-880115
C. Horton, C253-51-26047
T. Betran, G419-176-623428
J. Clyburn, G202-40-00246
H. Lawrence242-51-24146
P. Herring120-00-03000
C. Arentsen80-20-02000
C. Freeman81-20-30012
A. Lynch40-10-01000
J. Purvis40-10-00000
M. Hasse30-00-02000
Totals 29-6717-2741111982
 43.3%63% 
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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