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

Saturday night.

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

it.

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.