Murray State Downs Austin Peay 71-68 - Match Report
Murray State got 26 points from Isaiah Canaan en route to a 71-68 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday at Winfield Dunn Center.
Murray State did not, however, defeat Austin Peay against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks.
Murray State got 21 points from Ed Daniel and another 6 points from Brandon Garrett. Isaiah Canaan contributed 4 assists, while Ed Daniel cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Austin Peay got a 27-point performance from Travis Betran, who was supported by 12 points from Will Triggs. Travis Betran had 5 assists in a losing cause for Austin Peay, while Anthony Campbell grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Murray State were victorious, as the score was 31-29 at the break.
Murray State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-31.