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Evansville downs Austin Peay 78-74 in OT behind Riley's 22

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) K.J. Riley scored 22 points - 14 from the free throw line - and Evansville needed overtime to beat Austin Peay 78-74 on Saturday.

Blake Simmons scored 18 points for the Purple Aces and his 3-pointer to start the extra session put Evansville (9-2) ahead for good. Evansville entered the game 8-2 for the third time in four years.

Austin Peay's Averyl Ugba made a 3-pointer with three seconds left to force the extra session. Terry Taylor made a jumper to put Austin Peay up 61-60 with 1:48 left. Riley made a pair of free throws with 50 seconds left, and two more with 12 seconds to go, before Ugba's tying shot.

Simmons made a layup with 9:40 to go and gave Evansville a 55-46 lead before Austin Peay (4-6) used a 15-5 run and took the lead on Taylor's jumper. Taylor scored 10 points during the run.

Taylor, a freshman, finished with a career-high 30 points on 12-for-17 shooting. Dayton Gumm added 17 points for the Governors.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OTT
away team logo Austin Peay 4-6 33311074
home team logo Evansville 9-2 36281478
Team Stats
away team logo Austin Peay 4-6 82.2 PPG 39.5 RPG 13.8 APG
home team logo Evansville 9-2 69.8 PPG 36.7 RPG 12.3 APG
Key Players
21
T. Taylor 20.5 PPG 8.9 RPG 1.7 APG 53.1 FG%
33
K. Riley 13.6 PPG 5.0 RPG 3.0 APG 42.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB