Scores

Final

E Illinois 83

(9-16, 6-7 OVC)

Austin Peay 88

(11-14, 5-6 OVC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 13, 2014

    Dave Aaron Arena, Clarksville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    EIU 37 4683
    PEAY 40 4888

    Top Performers

    Eastern Illinois: S. Blanford 32 Pts, 18 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Austin Peay: E. Dyson 24 Pts, 11 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Dyson leads Austin Peay over E. Illinois 88-83

    Associated Press

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Ed Dyson scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Austin Peay hung on to defeat Eastern Illinois 88-83 Thursday night.

    Down 80-67, Eastern Illinois hit four 3-pointers in 37 seconds, two by Dylan Chatman, to pull within 82-79 with 31 seconds to play. But Austin Peay was six of six from the line in the closing seconds to seal it.

    Dyson scored 14 points in the second half, finishing 6 of 7 from the field. He also had four assists and three steals. Travis Betran scored 23 points on 6-of-8 shooting and made all eight free throw attempts. Zavion Williams scored 15 and Will Triggs added 10 for the Governors (11-14, 5-6 Ohio Valley).

    Sherman Blanford had a career-high 32 points and 18 rebounds to lead Eastern Illinois (9-16, 6-7). Chatman tied a career-high with 19 points and dished out a career-best seven assists.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EIU
    PEAY
    Points 83 88
    FG Made-Attempted 31-63 (.492) 25-44 (.568)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-28 (.393) 7-10 (.700)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-11 (.909) 31-45 (.689)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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