Austin Peay vs Eastern Illinois

Austin Peay 71, E. Illinois 64

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CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - Anthony Campbell hit five 3-pointers and scored 24 points as Austin Peay snapped an eight-game losing streak, beating Eastern Illinois 71-64 Thursday night.

The Governors (6-20, 2-10 Ohio Valley), who had lost 16 of their past 17 games, also got 14 points and 10 rebounds from Chris Horton.

Morris Woods scored 24 points and Alex Austin had 20 for Eastern Illinois (7-19, 4-9).

Austin Peay led 28-18 at halftime and opened the second half with nine straight points on a layup by Will Triggs, two baskets from Horton and a 3-pointer by Campbell. The Governors extended the lead to 46-24 after back-to-back 3s by Campbell and Jeremy Purvis with 13:08 remaining.

Campbell was 5 for 7 on 3-point attempts, helping Austin Peay go 9 for 17 beyond the arc.

A 13-2 run brought the Panthers within 61-55 with 1:05 left, but the Governors hit 10 of 12 free throws the rest of the way.

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Austin Peay Governors
A. Campbell, F367-135-743124
C. Horton, F306-92-2100314
W. Triggs, F272-52-55226
T. Betran, G301-72-20235
J. Clyburn, G180-30-03400
J. Purvis223-33-341111
C. Arentsen151-24-63217
C. Freeman121-20-03132
P. Herring101-20-02102
Totals 22-4618-2536161471
 47.8%72% 
Eastern Illinois Panthers
S. Blanford, F271-53-46235
J. Piper, F252-111-12116
A. Akers, G310-50-21420
M. Woods, G3011-212-481324
T. Jones, G271-20-04153
A. Austin267-102-342220
K. Anderson141-10-02022
M. Herron101-50-00112
C. Harvey91-20-01012
A. Lubsey10-00-00000
Totals 25-628-1431122064
 40.3%57.1% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont5-011-4102
Jax. State4-112-8150
Tenn. St.3-212-692
Morehead St.3-27-11259
Tenn. Tech3-27-13327
Eastern Ky.1-48-12247
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.4-110-9197
UT Martin2-312-8147
SE Miss. St.2-37-13302
Austin Peay2-36-13281
Eastern Ill.1-49-9261
SIUE0-55-14324
 
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