Scores

Final OT

Austin Peay 73

(7-22, 3-11 OVC)

Liberty 79

(10-19, 5-9 Big South)

4:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia

1 2 OT T
PEAY 39 26 873
LIB 31 34 1479

Top Performers

Austin Peay: A. Campbell 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Liberty: J. Coronado 10 Pts, 18 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Liberty 79, Austin Peay 73

Associated Press

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Tavares Speaks scored a team-high 18 points as Liberty beat Austin Peay 79-73 Saturday in overtime.

Davon Marshall scored 16 and JR Coronado added 10 and a career-high 18 boards for Liberty (10-19).

Marshall moved into fourth place all-time in 3-point field goals made for Liberty.

After Coronado's layup with 1:15 remaining pushed Liberty's lead to 65-62, Travis Betran connected from behind the arc to tie the game at 65-all with 26 seconds left. Marshall's missed 3-pointer with 2 seconds left sent the game into overtime.

Liberty scored the first six points of the extra period -- Speaks made a jumper followed by layups from Marshall and Sanders -- to go up 71-65 with 3:26 remaining.

Austin Peay (7-22) made it 71-69 on Chris Horton's free throw, but the Flames made eight free throws in the final 1:28 to seal the victory.

Anthony Campbell scored 21 points for the Governors.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PEAY
LIB
Points 73 79
FG Made-Attempted 27-69 (.391) 31-65 (.477)
3P Made-Attempted 10-30 (.333) 6-20 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 11-14 (.786)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 8

2012-13 Season

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Research Notes

JR Coronado of Liberty had 18 rebounds in the Flames' overtime win over Austin Peay. The last Liberty player to have more rebounds in a game was Alex McLean, who had 19 against VMI in 2007.

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