Austin Peay 102, Tenn.St. 75
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Bubba Wells and Jermaine Savage each scored 25 points Thursday night to lead Austin Peay to a 102-75 victory over Tennessee State.
Tennessee State (10-12, 7-5 Ohio Valley Conference) took an early 10-5 lead before thing fell apart for the Tigers.
Reggie Crenshaw led Austin Peay (13-9, 7-5) on an 18-4 run as he scored seven points to push a 20-15 Governors’ lead to 38-19 with 4:29 left in the opening half.
Wells took charge at the start of the second half, scoring eight points in the first 2:40 as Austin Peay built a 52-21 lead with 17:20 still to play.
Austin Peay’s largest lead came at 100-66 after two free throws by Cole Casbon with 2:03 remaining.
Jason Johnson topped Tennessee State with 25 points.