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Austin Peay 84, East Tenn. St. 71

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Maurice Hampton scored 26 points to
help Austin Peay win 84-71 against East Tennessee on Saturday
night.

Zac Schlader added 12 points, Landon Shipley scored 11 and
Fernandez Lockett finished with 10 points and a game-high eight
rebounds.

The Govs (5-4) outscored the Buccaneers (1-6) in the first half,
46-36, and 38-35 in the second. Austin Peay's largest lead was 21
in the second half at 10:42 while East Tennessee's biggest lead of
6 came in the first half at 13:35. Both teams made 28 points in the
paint.

The Bucs scored 31 points off turnovers though Austin Peay was
able to slightly edge them out with 32. The Govs shot 57.4 percent
from the field to East Tennessee's 46.7 percent.

Tim Smith was the points leader for the Bucs, scoring 24, while
Courtney Pigram chipped in 16 points and four rebounds.