Austin Peay vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 74, Austin Peay 54

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Jamal Crook scored 16 points and George Fant had 15 points and 14 rebounds to lead Western Kentucky past Austin Peay 74-54 Tuesday night.

The Hilltoppers (1-1), coming off a 67-64 overtime loss to Southern Miss, were ahead 49-43 when they used an 18-1 run to pull away.

The game, which was part of the 2012 Cancun Challenge, was tied at 33 at the half after neither team shot well from the field - Western Kentucky at 34.2 percent (13 of 38) and the Governors at 38.2 percent (13 of 34).

But the Hilltoppers improved to 51.7 percent in the second half (15 of 29) while Austin Peay got worse at 25.9 percent (7 of 27).

Crook also dished out nine of Western Kentucky's 17 assists and Teeng Akol added 14 points.

AJ Lynch had 15 points and Chris Horton added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Austin Peay (1-1).

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Scoreboard
Austin Peay (1-1)332154
Western Kentucky (1-1) «334174

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Austin Peay Governors
A. Campbell, F211-40-02103
W. Triggs, F190-64-62034
C. Horton, C285-102-4100212
T. Betran, G263-110-01116
A. Lynch, G266-110-022115
C. Freeman263-90-07026
C. Arentsen191-41-22114
H. Lawrence170-42-23222
T. Greer110-00-00010
M. Hasse40-10-01000
P. Herring21-10-00002
J. Harms10-00-00000
Totals 20-619-143671354
 32.8%64.3% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F337-141-2141215
T. Akol, C237-100-063114
J. Crook, G305-103-559116
T. Price, G294-131-271311
B. Harris, G272-62-25028
K. Kaspar201-50-04113
C. Dickerson150-43-41223
O. Akamune122-30-01014
K. Anyigbo80-10-00010
E. Alcantara10-00-01000
P. Blade10-00-00000
S. Drane10-00-00000
A. Rostov00-10-00010
Totals 28-6710-1545171574
 41.8%66.7% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont0-04-175
Jax. State0-04-1145
Tenn. Tech0-04-1167
Eastern Ky.0-02-2215
Tenn. St.0-01-2151
Morehead St.0-01-3126
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-02-1274
SE Missouri St.0-02-288
SIUE0-01-266
Austin Peay0-01-3310
Eastern Ill.0-01-3321
UT Martin0-01-3196

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech0-04-0121
Middle Tenn.0-04-180
Old Dominion0-04-137
So. Miss0-02-1271
Western Ky.0-02-1330
UAB0-03-2300
UT-San Antonio0-03-2199
Charlotte0-02-2296
FAU0-02-2339
Marshall0-02-2240
North Texas0-02-2287
FIU0-02-3343
Rice0-01-3298
UTEP0-01-3324
 
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