Tennessee State vs Austin Peay

Austin Peay 69, Tennessee St. 63


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - John Fraley had 16 points and Melvin Baker added 15 as Austin Peay used a late surge to pull away from Tennessee State 69-63 Monday night.

The Governors (6-13, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference) have won three in a row for the second time this season.

The Tigers (10-10, 3-4), paced by Robert Covington, who matched his career high with 30 points and also grabbed 15 rebounds, led most of the first half. Tennessee State had its largest cushion at 13-4 and held a 29-28 advantage at halftime.

There were eight ties and nine lead changes after the break. With 2:54 remaining and the score knotted at 59, Fraley scored four straight points to spark an 8-0 run and a 67-59 Austin Peay lead with 25 seconds to go.

Although the Governors were only 2 of 6 from the free-throw line down the stretch, Tennessee State countered with just two baskets.

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Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F3610-176-7150530
M. Rhett, F252-40-14234
P. Miller, G397-122-212217
W. Peters, G370-52-36622
J. Harris, G201-80-01142
K. Thornton244-100-27038
K. Moore100-00-01020
K. Butcher60-10-00000
M. Green30-00-00010
T. Fredrick00-00-00010
Totals 24-5710-1538112363
Austin Peay Governors
M. Baker, F346-113-440415
J. Terry, F345-62-543112
J. Fraley, C275-86-760216
T. Edmondson, G292-64-634010
J. Clyburn, G221-10-03203
H. Lawrence182-80-02045
W. Triggs152-31-22235
J. Blake110-30-02320
T. Greer60-01-22021
C. Freeman41-20-00002
Totals 24-4817-2629141869
Ohio Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.6-214-5117
Jax. State6-215-6203
Tenn. Tech5-313-8170
Austin Peay5-310-10217
SE Missouri St.4-410-11250
Tenn. St.3-58-11213
Eastern Ill.3-57-12260
Eastern Ky.2-68-13256
UT Martin2-67-14339
Morehead St.2-66-13281
Other games
Louisville 63 Final
MU 74
Tx A&M 51 Final
Missouri 70
PITT 63 Final
Syracuse 71
Baylor 74 Final
Kansas 92