Austin Peay Defeats Eastern Illinois 71-64 - Recap

Austin Peay earned a 71-64 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday, getting 24 points from Anthony Campbell at Lantz Arena.

Austin Peay was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as an underdog.

Austin Peay got 14 points from Chris Horton and another 11 points from Jeremy Purvis. Jerome Clyburn contributed 4 assists, while Chris Horton cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got 24 points from Morris Woods in a losing cause and another 20 points from Alex Austin. Austin Akers contributed 4 assists for them, while Morris Woods had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Austin Peay were victorious, as the score was 28-18 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Austin Peay as they grabbed 36 boards, while Eastern Illinois only had 31.