Oakland, Mich. 78, Austin Peay 70

Keith Benson’s double-double of 22 points and 22 rebounds led

Oakland, Mich., to a 78-70 overtime victory over Austin Peay on

Saturday in the Chicago Invitational Challenge.

Will Hudson added 21 points and Reggie Hamilton 20 for the

Golden Grizzlies (3-3), who trailed by 11 in the second half but

forced overtime on Hamilton’s 3-pointer with 3 seconds left.

Oakland pushed ahead 72-20 with 2:08 to go and held the

Governors scoreless from there while getting a basket from Hamilton

and four free throws from Benson, who also had seven assists and

six blocked shots.

Tyshawn Edmondson hit 25 points for the Governors (3-4). Anthony

Campbell added 13 and Melvin Baker 10.

After Hamilton opened the game with back-to-back 3-pointers,

Oakland did not lead again until Benson converted a fast-break

layup for a 58-57 edge with 3:27 left in the second half.

Oakland had a 48-37 rebounding advantage.