Scores

Final

Austin Peay 61

(2-4, 0-1 OVC)

Tenn Tech 78

(4-1, 1-0 OVC)

    8:30 PM ET, December 1, 2005

    Hooper Eblen Arena, Cookeville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    PEAY 30 3161
    TNTC 36 4278

    Top Performers

    Austin Peay: M. Hampton 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Tennessee Tech: B. Rivers 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Tennessee Tech 78, Austin Peay 61

    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Belton Rivers led five players in double figures with 19 points to lift Tennessee Tech past Austin Peay 78-61 Thursday night in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both schools.

    Tech (4-1, 1-0) stretched their lead early in the second half on a 14-2 run sparked by Anthony Fisher, who scored five of his 11 points during the stretch.

    Amadi McKenzie had 14 for Tech, Milone Clark 12 and Keyon Boyd 10.

    Austin Peay (2-4, 0-1) was led by Maurice Hampton with 14 and Zac Schlader with 11.

    It was the 17th straight home victory for the Golden Eagles and fourth in a row this year.

    Austin Peay was hurt by 26 turnovers, 14 of them steals. Tech turned the ball over 14 times.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PEAY
    TNTC
    Points 61 78
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 29-60 (.483)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 13-21 (.619)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

    2005-06 Season

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