Austin Peay vs Eastern Illinois

Austin Peay 71, E. Illinois 64


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
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
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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
SE Miss. St.2-145-24342
Other games
NW 59 Final
WISC 53 Final
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
GONZ 77 Final