Scores

Final

Liberty 71

(4-6, 0-4 away)

Austin Peay 77

(5-5, 4-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 14, 2013

Dave Aaron Arena, Clarksville, Tennessee

1 2 T
LIB 36 3571
PEAY 35 4277

Top Performers

Liberty: A. Burrus 27 Pts, 5 Reb

Austin Peay: C. Horton 21 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

Austin Peay surges late to beat Liberty 77-71

Associated Press

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Travis Betran scored 23 points and Chris Horton added 21 with 11 rebounds as Austin Peay surged past Liberty 77-71 Saturday night.

The Governors (5-5) reclaimed a lead after Ed Dyson hit a 3-pointer to ignite a 10-0 run, making the score 54-45 midway through the second half.

Liberty (4-6) climbed back within two after a John-Caleb Sanders layup, but Austin Peay used another surge capped off by a Betran 3-pointer to take a 10-point lead with 3:30 remaining. Antwan Burris hit a 3-pointer and Sanders made a layup to cut the deficit to five, but with just four seconds left.

Austin Peay shot 52.1 percent from the field and had four starters score in double figures. Will Triggs scored 12 points and Dyson had 10. Demarius Smith finished with 12 assists and six boards.

Burris paced the Flames with a career-high 27 points and Sanders contributed 16.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LIB
PEAY
Points 71 77
FG Made-Attempted 28-62 (.452) 25-48 (.521)
3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 6-10 (.600)
FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 21-33 (.636)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 11 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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