Tennessee Tech 94, Austin Peay 88
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP)
Kevin Murphy scored 33 points, Jud Dillard tied a career high with 29 and Tennessee Tech hit 16 consecutive free throws in the game's final 4:11 to seal a 94-88 win over Austin Peay on Thursday night.
The teams combined to sink 67 foul shots, with the Golden Eagles going 30-for-37 (81.1 percent) compared to a 24-for-30 performance (80 percent) for the Governors. More than half of Tennessee Tech's came down the stretch, clinching the win.
Dillard connected on a career-best 13 of 14 foul shots for the Golden Eagles (15-9, 7-4 Ohio Valley Conference), while Murphy was 10 of 12 from the stripe.
Austin Peay led by three points at the break, but Tennessee Tech rallied to outscore the Governors 61-52 in the second half.
John Fraley scored 31 points to pace the Governors (9-16, 6-6).