Dr. Pepper Classic - Austin Peay Falls 84-77 Against Utah Valley - Game Recap

Utah Valley got 26 points from Ben Aird en route to an 84-77 victory over Austin Peay on Friday at McKenzie Arena.

Utah Valley was a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Utah Valley got 21 points from Holton Hunsaker and another 13 points from Nick Thompson. Nick Thompson contributed 12 assists, while Nick Thompson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Austin Peay got a 27-point performance from Travis Betran, who was supported by 22 points from Anthony Campbell. Travis Betran had 4 assists in a losing cause for Austin Peay, while Chris Freeman grabbed 7 rebounds.

Utah Valley trailed at halftime, 40-38.

The rebound battle favored Utah Valley as they grabbed 32 boards, while Austin Peay only had 22.