Austin Peay vs Tennessee State Final: 75-65 - Recap
|Austin Peay vs Tennessee State Final: 75-65 - Recap|
Austin Peay earned a 75-65 victory over Tennessee State on Thursday, getting 21 points from Travis Betran at Gentry Complex.
Austin Peay won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs.
Austin Peay got 20 points from Ed Dyson and another 12 points from Will Triggs. Damarius Smith contributed 5 assists, while Chris Horton cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Tennessee State got a 20-point performance from M.J. Rhett, who was supported by 17 points from Patrick Miller. Patrick Miller had 5 assists in a losing cause for Tennessee State, while M.J. Rhett grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Austin Peay were victorious, as the score was 42-24 at the break.
Tennessee State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-33.