Tennessee State vs Austin Peay

Tennessee St. 88, Austin Peay 82

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Patrick Miller scored 25 points and Jordan Cyphers added 19 to help Tennessee State hold off Austin Peay 88-82 in overtime Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference play.

M.J. Rhett chipped in 18 points with 7 boards and Robert Covington had 10 in his second game back from a knee injury.

Austin Peay (5-19, 1-9) trailed 65-63 with 1:07 left to play but hit back-to-back layups to take a 67-65 lead with 4 seconds left. Jordan Cyphers missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer but Kellen Thornton grabbed the offensive board and converted a layup as time expired to send the game into overtime.

Tennessee State (14-10, 8-3) opened overtime with seven straight points, and made 6 of 7 shots and seven free throws in the frame to pull away.

Travis Beltran scored 28 points for Austin Peay, which has lost seven straight contests and 15 of its last 16.

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Scoreboard
Tennessee State (14-10) «36312188
Austin Peay (5-19)36311582

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Tennessee State Tigers
K. Thornton, F363-82-211159
R. Covington, F174-92-251410
M. Rhett, C327-84-473418
P. Miller, G437-1510-1357325
J. Cyphers, G397-152-321119
D. Dockery332-42-23337
M. Green110-10-01040
T. Fredrick80-10-00000
D. McClung40-00-02010
C. Wellian20-00-00000
Totals 30-6122-2636162588
 49.2%84.6% 
Austin Peay Governors
W. Triggs, F438-202-6115118
A. Campbell, F334-107-880115
C. Horton, C253-51-26047
T. Betran, G419-176-623428
J. Clyburn, G202-40-00246
H. Lawrence242-51-24146
P. Herring120-00-03000
C. Arentsen80-20-02000
C. Freeman81-20-30012
A. Lynch40-10-01000
J. Purvis40-10-00000
M. Hasse30-00-02000
Totals 29-6717-2741111982
 43.3%63% 
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
 
Other games
IND 72 Final
ILL 74
NCST 85 Final
DUKE 98
MIZZ 68 Final
TXAM 70
COLO 48 Final
ORE 47
PEP 56 Final
GONZ 82