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Tennessee State outlasts Austin Peay 88-82 in OT
TENNESSEE ST 88, AUSTIN PEAY 82
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Patrick Miller scored 25 points and
Jordan Cyphers added 19 to help Tennessee State hold off Austin
Peay 88-82 in overtime Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference
M.J. Rhett chipped in 18 points with 7 boards and Robert
Covington had 10 in his second game back from a knee injury.
Austin Peay (5-19, 1-9) trailed 65-63 with 1:07 left to play but
hit back-to-back layups to take a 67-65 lead with 4 seconds
left. Jordan Cyphers missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer
but Kellen Thornton grabbed the offensive board and converted a
layup as time expired to send the game into overtime.
Tennessee State (14-10, 8-3) opened overtime with seven straight
points, and made 6 of 7 shots and seven free throws in the frame
to pull away.
Travis Beltran scored 28 points for Austin Peay, which has lost
seven straight contests and 15 of its last 16.
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