Samford vs Austin Peay

Austin Peay 75, Samford 64

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Austin Peay's Will Triggs scored 16 points and the Governor's held off Samford for a 75-64 victory on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Governors built a 16-point first-half lead, but the Bulldogs battled back to cut the deficit to 51-46 with 11:24 to play. Samford would get no closer in Bennie Seltzer's coaching debut for the Bulldogs.

Austin Peay extended its lead back to double-digits and led 66-55 with 5:11 to play. The Governors then put the game away with a 9-1 run to tie their biggest lead of the contest, 75-57, with less than a minute to play.

Travis Betran and Anthony Campbell added 13 points each for Austin Peay. Chris Freeman finished with a double-double off the bench for the Governors with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Freshman Tim Williams had a game-high 23 points to lead Samford.

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Samford (0-1)283664
Austin Peay (1-0) «383775

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Samford Bulldogs
T. Hood, F374-141-16039
T. Williams, C3910-183-6100223
C. Miller, G363-110-03147
R. Kelly, G305-150-037211
W. Cook, G161-42-21014
B. Hayman243-60-05016
R. Wilson151-12-33244
C. Geffrard, Jr.20-10-01100
L. Barnes10-00-00000
Totals 27-708-1235111764
 38.6%66.7% 
Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F346-83-473315
A. Campbell, F304-112-251113
C. Horton, C203-30-06036
T. Betran, G345-120-022113
A. Lynch, G262-60-13525
C. Freeman184-53-6121311
H. Lawrence162-42-20017
C. Arentsen122-30-00005
P. Herring80-00-20000
T. Greer20-00-00010
Totals 28-5210-1738121575
 53.8%58.8% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333
 
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BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
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MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
NULL 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86