Recap - Jacksonville State Defeats Austin Peay 81-74

Austin Peay was scorched by Tarvin Gaines for 28 points as Jacksonville State defeated them 81-74 in NCAA action on Thursday.

Bettors who backed Jacksonville State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13.

Jacksonville State got 17 points from Brian Williams and another 16 points from Ronnie Boggs. Brian Williams contributed 8 assists, while Ronnie Boggs cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Austin Peay got 18 points from Travis Betran in a losing cause and another 18 points from Chris Horton. Anthony Campbell contributed 5 assists for them, while Chris Horton had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Jacksonville State were victorious, as the score was 37-26 at the break.

Austin Peay won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-22.