Scores

Final

East Tenn St 80

(4-5, 1-3 away)

Austin Peay 74

(4-4, 3-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 4, 2013

Dave Aaron Arena, Clarksville, Tennessee

1 2 T
ETSU 44 3680
PEAY 33 4174

Top Performers

East Tennessee State: A. Merriweather 18 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Austin Peay: C. Horton 13 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

East Tennessee State outlasts Austin Peay 80-74

Associated Press

CLARKESVILLE, Tenn. -- A.J. Merriweather had 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Rashawn Rembert and Jalen Riley each contributed 18 points to lead East Tennessee State past Austin Peay 80-74 Wednesday night.

The Buccaneers (4-5) broke a late tie in the first half, closing with a 21-10 run to take a 44-33 lead at the break. Riley sparked the run with seven points, while Merriweather added two layups.

Austin Peay (4-4) surged back into the game with an 11-0 run, and Travis Betran sank a 3-pointer to reclaim the lead with 4:52 remaining.

Rembert responded with a 3-pointer, a jumper and a layup to make the score 75-69. After a Zavion Williams jumper, Betran hit a trey again to close the gap to one with 1:19 remaining, but couldn't connect on another following two free throws from Rembert.

Betran scored 20 points for the Governors and Chris Horton had 13 with nine boards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ETSU
PEAY
Points 80 74
FG Made-Attempted 30-64 (.469) 25-54 (.463)
3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 18-25 (.720)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Dec 4, 2013 ETSU 80, @PEAY 74Recap
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