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Eastern Kentucky 70, Austin Peay 66

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) -- Matt Witt hit a 3-pointer in the final
minute and scored 17 points to lead Eastern Kentucky over Austin
Peay 70-66 Saturday night.

Witt's 3-pointer broke a 62-62 tie and gave the Colonels (19-8,
11-5) a No. 2 seed heading into next week's Ohio Valley Conference
Tournament.

Austin Peay (11-18, 9-7 OVC) made it 68-66 on Levi Carmichael's
3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left, but Witt sealed the win by making
two free throws with less than a second left on the clock.

Michael Haney added 16 points and 12 rebounds and Zach Ingles
had 11 points for the Colonels.

Austin Peay scored eight of the last nine points of the first
half for a 35-31 halftime lead. Todd Babington led the Governors
with 13 points, while Anthony Davis and Maurice Hampton added 11
points each.