Scores

Final

Murray State 71

(12-4, 3-1 OVC)

Austin Peay 68

(5-13, 1-3 OVC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:30 PM ET, January 12, 2013

    1 2 T
    MURR 31 4071
    PEAY 29 3968

    Top Performers

    Murray St: I. Canaan 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Austin Peay: T. Betran 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Murray St. 71, Austin Peay 68

    Associated Press

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Isaiah Canaan scored 26 points, and Ed Daniel had 21 points and 13 rebounds to lead Murray State to a 71-68 victory against Austin Peay in an Ohio Valley Conference game Saturday night

    Canaan made 8 of 16 from the field and 6 of 7 from the line, and Daniel shot 6 of 7 from the field and made 9 of 13 free throws for the Racers (12-4, 3-1).

    Travis Betran had 27 points for the Governors (5-13, 1-3), Will Triggs scored 12 points and Anthony Campbell 10. Austin Peay beat Morehead State 84-81 in overtime on Wednesday to snap an eight-game losing streak.

    Murray State led 31-29 at the half, but Betran made two free throws to grab a 53-52 lead with 6:08 left.

    The Racers went ahead to stay 55-53 on Daniel's three-point play at 5:46, although Betran's four-point play closed it to 70-68 with 11 seconds remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MURR
    PEAY
    Points 71 68
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 24-59 (.407)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 10-26 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-27 (.704) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 5

    2012-13 Season

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