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Morant scores 32 to lead Murray St. over Austin Peay 73-71

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Ja Morant had 32 points as Murray State narrowly beat Austin Peay 73-71 on Thursday night.

Austin Peay's Steve Harris scored on a buzzer-beating putback that would have sent the game to overtime, but had it waived off after official review.

Morant hit 11 of 13 free throws. He added seven assists and six rebounds.

Tevin Brown had 14 points and seven rebounds for Murray State (20-4, 11-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Darnell Cowart added 12 points and seven rebounds. KJ Williams had nine rebounds for the visiting team.

Terry Taylor had 25 points and eight rebounds for the Governors (18-8, 10-3), whose four-game winning streak ended with the loss. Chris Porter-Bunton added 19 points. Jabari McGhee had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Murray State matches up against Eastern Kentucky on the road on Saturday. Austin Peay plays Morehead State on the road on Saturday.

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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
12T
away team logo Murray State 20-4 403373
home team logo Austin Peay 18-8 353671
Team Stats
away team logo Murray State 20-4 82.6 PPG 40.3 RPG 17.9 APG
home team logo Austin Peay 18-8 82.2 PPG 39.5 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
12
J. Morant 24.5 PPG 5.7 RPG 10.0 APG 49.9 FG%
21
T. Taylor 20.5 PPG 8.9 RPG 1.7 APG 53.1 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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