Montana State vs Austin Peay

Austin Peay rallies to beat Montana State 78-72


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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Chris Horton scored 23 points and Zavion Williams 21 as Austin Peay rallied to defeat Montana State 78-72 on Saturday at the Central Michigan tournament.

The Governors (3-3) trailed 37-34 at halftime before taking the lead for good on Ed Dyson's dunk with 13:36 left. They built the lead to 12 points with 4:12 left.

The Bobcats (1-4) nibbled at the lead and closed within three, 75-72, on Marcus Colbert's 3-pointer with 25 seconds left. But the Governors' Preston Herring had a dunk and Damarius Smith a free throw while MSU didn't score again.

Williams made 11 of 14 free throws, including nine in the second half for the Governors, who were 27 of 42 from the line. MSU made 12 of 15. Smith added 16 points for Austin Peay.

Marcus Colbert led MSU with 17 points. Eric Norman added 11 and Paul Egwuonwu 10 along with 12 rebounds.

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Montana State (1-4)373572
Austin Peay (3-3) «344478

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