Southern Illinois vs Austin Peay Wrap - Austin Peay Wins 72-70

Austin Peay got 17 points from Will Triggs en route to a 72-70 victory over Southern Illinois on Tuesday at Winfield Dunn Center.

Austin Peay was a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Austin Peay got 16 points from Travis Betran and another 12 points from Damarius Smith. Ed Dyson contributed 3 assists, while Chris Horton cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Southern Illinois got 29 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jalen Pendleton. Marcus Fillyaw contributed 4 assists for them, while Bronson Verhines had 10 rebounds.

Austin Peay led at halftime, 35-32.

The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois as they grabbed 48 boards, while Austin Peay only had 34.