Tennessee St. 76, Austin Peay 67
Jeremiah Crutcher scored 22 points, leading four Tennessee State
players in double figures in a 76-67 win over Austin Peay on
Robert Covington added 17 points, Jacquan Nobles had 15 and Wil
Peters 12 for the Tigers (6-20, 3-11 Ohio Valley Conference), who
have won back-to-back games for the first time since early
December. The wins come on the heels of a seven-game losing skid
for the Tigers.
Austin Peay led by six points at the break and 50-39 midway
through the second after a John Fraley free throw. But Peters hit
consecutive 3-pointers for the Tigers, sparking a 23-8 run. The
Tigers hit 10 free throws in the game’s final minute to seal
Wesley Channels paced the Governors (14-12, 8-6) with 20 points.
Anthony Campbell added 17 points and Fraley tallied a
double-double, scoring 15 points and pulling down 18 rebounds.