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01/14/2012 11:59 PM EST
Austin Peay holds off Jacksonville State 60-57
AUSTIN PEAY 60, JACKSONVILLE ST 57
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Melvin Baker scored 12 points and Josh
Terry 10 as Austin Peay defeated Jacksonville State 60-57
Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game.
A jumper by Baker gave the Governors (5-13, 2-3) a 54-44 lead
with 5 minutes remaining, but three Austin Peay turnovers in a
span of 1:30 put the Gamecocks (6-14, 1-6) back into the game.
They trailed 58-57 after Brian Williams' 3-pointer with 14
Two free throws by Jerome Clyburn pushed Austin Peay's lead back
to three points, and Williams was unable to tie the game with a
Clyburn scored nine points and John Fraley had eight points and
nine rebounds for the Governors, who shot 55.6 percent (10 of
18) in the second half to Jacksonville State's 33.3 percent (9
Tarvin Gaines scored 13 points for the Gamecocks and Ronnie
Boggs had 12.
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