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East Tennessee State Defeats Austin Peay 80-74 - Recap

East Tennessee State grabbed an 80-74 win over Austin Peay on Wednesday, behind an 18-point effort from A.J. Merriweather at Winfield Dunn Center.

East Tennessee State got 18 points from Rashawn Rembert and another 18 points from Jalen Riley. Petey McClain contributed 6 assists, while A.J. Merriweather cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Austin Peay got 20 points from Travis Betran in a losing cause and another 15 points from Ed Dyson. Damarius Smith contributed 7 assists for them, while Chris Horton had 9 rebounds.

East Tennessee State hit the break leading 44-33 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored East Tennessee State as they grabbed 41 boards, while Austin Peay only had 33.