4:00 PM ET, March 6, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Austin Peay coach Carrie Daniels spent much of the season tossing and turning at night, frustrated over her Lady Govs' roller-coaster performances.Turns out a 31-point loss on the road to Eastern Illinois provided all the motivation her team needed.Nicole Jamen led five Lady Govs in double figures with 19 points, and Austin Peay beat Eastern Illinois 69-60 for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship Saturday and a second straight automatic berth in the NCAA tournament. The Lady Govs (15-17) clinched their seventh OVC tournament title, second only to Tennessee Tech's league-best nine.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||22-54 (.407)||18-61 (.295)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-10 (.300)||5-20 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||22-33 (.667)||19-28 (.679)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||22 (0/0)|