Who's Playing

Austin Peay @ Howard

Current Records: Austin Peay 2-2; Howard 4-2

What to Know

The Howard Bison will take on the Austin Peay Governors at 3 p.m. ET Friday at Burr Arena. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.

Even if it wasn't a dominant performance, Howard beat the William & Mary Tribe 82-76 on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Austin Peay didn't have too much breathing room in their contest with the Dayton Flyers on Saturday, but they still walked away with an 87-81 victory. Among those leading the charge for the Governors was Elijah Hutchins-Everett, who posted a double-double on 25 points and 14 boards.

Barring any buzzer beaters, Howard is expected to win a tight contest. If their 3-1 record against the spread is anything to go by, the prospects look good for bets placed on them.

The wins brought Howard up to 4-2 and Austin Peay to 2-2. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Bison enter the game with a 50% field goal percentage, good for 22nd best in college basketball. Less enviably, the Governors have allowed their opponents to shoot 50.20% from the floor on average, which is the 349th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 3 p.m. ET
  • Where: Burr Arena -- Washington, District of Columbia
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $31.50


The Bison are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Governors, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Bettors have moved against the Bison slightly, as the game opened with the Bison as a 4.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: 108

See college basketball picks for every single game, including this one, from SportsLine's advanced computer model. Get picks now.

Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.