Austin Peay Defeats Tennessee Tech 83-69 - Recap
|Austin Peay Defeats Tennessee Tech 83-69 - Recap|
Austin Peay grabbed an 83-69 win over Tennessee Tech on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Travis Betran at Winfield Dunn Center.
Austin Peay won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites.
Austin Peay got 18 points from Damarius Smith and another 17 points from Will Triggs. Damarius Smith contributed 9 assists, while Will Triggs cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Tennessee Tech got a 17-point performance from Jeremiah Samarrippas, who was supported by 14 points from Jordan Johnson. Jeremiah Samarrippas had 7 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee Tech, while Dwan Caldwell grabbed 7 rebounds.
Austin Peay led at halftime, 36-31.
Austin Peay had a 29-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.