Recap - Liberty Defeats Austin Peay 79-73

Liberty got 18 points from Tavares Speaks as they ran past Austin Peay 79-73 on Saturday at Vines Center.

Liberty won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites.

Davon Marshall had 16 points for Liberty and John Caleb Sanders chipped in with 14 points. John Caleb Sanders had 6 assists for them, while JR Coronado was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.

Austin Peay got a 21-point performance from Anthony Campbell, who was supported by 18 points from Travis Betran. Anthony Campbell had 4 assists in a losing cause for Austin Peay, while Chris Horton grabbed 8 rebounds.

Liberty hit the break trailing 39-31 before taking care of business in the second half.

Liberty won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-39.