Austin Peay vs UT Martin

Betran leads Austin Peay past UT Martin 88-85


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MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Travis Betran scored a career-high 32 points, including a pair of game-clinching free throws 2 seconds left as Austin Peay held off UT Martin 88-85 on Saturday.

Chris Horton added 20 points and 16 rebounds for Austin Peay (12-18, 6-10 Ohio Valley Conference), which made 21 of 25 free throws (84 percent).

UTM (8-23, 3-13) opened the game with an 11-0 run, but the Governors responded with a 13-2 spurt to tie the game at 13 with 11:24 left in the first half. The contest featured 12 ties and 19 lead changes.

Will Triggs' dunk with 4:16 remaining gave Austin Peay a seven-point lead - its biggest of the game - but a 10-2 run gave the Skyhawks an 81-80 advantage about 2 minutes later.

The Governor hit 8 of 8 free throws in the final 1:46 to seal the win.

Terence Smith led the Skyhawks with 20 points.

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Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont7-013-486
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Murray St.5-211-10199
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