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APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsHoffman Estates, IL – Austin Peay State University used 51 percent field goal shooting and a dominating rebounding effort to defeat Charleston Southern, 70-64, Friday afternoon, in Chicago Invitational Challenge action, played at the Sears Centre Arena.

The victory snapped a three-game APSU losing streak and evened the Govs mark at 3-3 on the season while Charleston Southern falls to 2-4 on the season. The Governors now will play Oakland, 1:30pm, Saturday to wrap up tourney play.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

With junior forward Anthony Campbell leading the way (24 points, 8-12 field-goal shooting), the Governors were consistent shooting-wise in the contest, connecting on 50 percent (13 of 26) in the first half and 52.4 percent (11 of 21) in the second half. The Govs opened the second half making seven  of their first nine shots to lead by 14, 61-45, with 9:45 left.

But turnovers and scorching Charleston Southern three-point shooting helped bring the Buccaneers back to within four twice at 62-58 and 64-60. But a John Fraley bucket inside on a lob pass from Anthony Campbell made it a six-point contest with 3:22 left and the Bucs never got closer than five the game’s remainder.

Anthony CampbellCampbell’s 24-point performance matched a career best. Tyshwan Edmondson made it six straight double-figure scoring games with 14 points.

He also had six rebounds and five steals, the most steals by a Govs since Wes Channels had six against Morehead State last January.

Fraley made it back-to-back double-figure scoring game with 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting. He also grabbed a game-high eight rebound as Austin Peay held a 40-24 advantage on the glass. In fact, Charleston Southern didn’t have a rebound in the second half until after the second media timeout and had just six total in the final 20 minutes.

Tyshwan EdmondsonTurnovers prevented the Govs from putting distance between them and the Buccaneers. After committing 18 turnovers at Purdue, the Govs were charged with a season-high 22 against Charleston Southern, resulting in 17 Bucs points.

Jamarco Warren led the Buccaneers with 18 points, including four three pointers. Jeremy Sexton added 14, including a trio of three pointers.

Box Scores

Charleston Southern Buccaneers vs Austin Peay

11/26/10 12:00pm at Sears Centre Hoffman Estates, IL

Charleston Southern Buccaneers 64

      Total 3-point   Rebounds
## Player p fgm-fga fgm-fga ftm-fta off-def tot pf tp a to blk stl min
1   Martin, Kelvin  4-5  0-0  1-2  1-4  22 
25  Mitchell, Kenny  1-3  0-0  1-2  0-2  19 
10  Sexton, Jeremy  5-14  3-9  1-1  0-0  14  36 
4   Strickland, Sheldon  2-8  1-5  2-2  2-2  28 
5   Warren, Jamarco  5-10  4-6  4-4  2-0  18  38 
0   Pierce, Troy  –  1-1  0-0  0-0  0-0 
11  Kennedy, Matt  –  1-2  1-1  2-2  0-0 
15  Lamb, Jo’el  –  0-2  0-0  0-0  0-0 
20  Grier, Chris  –  0-4  0-2  0-0  1-1  13 
21  Brooks, Johathan  –  3-6  0-0  0-0  1-4  22 
23  Nwogbo, Zimmy  –  0-0  0-0  0-0  0-0 
TM  TEAM  –  –  –  –  1-3  –  –  –  –  –  –  – 
  Totals…………..  –  22-55  9-23  11-13  8-16  24  21  64  16  17  15  200 
  40.0%  39.1%  84.6% 
  Team summary:   FG 3FG FT
  1st Half:    8-30  3-13  7-7 
  26.7%  23.1%  100 % 
  2nd Half:    14-25  6-10  4-6 
  56.0%  60.0%  66.7% 

Austin Peay 70

      Total 3-point   Rebounds
## Player p fgm-fga fgm-fga ftm-fta off-def tot pf tp a to blk stl min
20  BAKER, Melvin  0-1  0-1  4-9  0-4  17 
25  CAMPBELL, Anthony  8-12  3-4  5-7  0-6  24  31 
21  FRALEY, John  5-8  0-0  3-4  4-4  13  32 
12  EDMONDSON, Tyshwan  6-15  1-3  1-1  4-2  14  33 
3   Brown, Caleb  1-3  1-2  0-0  1-5  28 
10  TRIGGS, Will  –  1-2  0-0  3-4  1-3  18 
23  TERRY, Josh  –  1-3  0-0  0-0  1-0  14 
32  BLAKE, Justin  –  0-1  0-1  0-0  0-0 
4   Williams, Marcel  –  1-1  0-0  0-0  1-0  12 
5   Caldwell, Tyrone  –  1-1  1-1  0-2  0-0  11 
TM  TEAM  –  –  –  –  2-2  –  –  –  –  –  –  – 
  Totals…………..  –  24-47  6-12  16-27  14-26  40  15  70  13  22  200 
  51.1%  50.0%  59.3% 
  Team summary:   FG 3FG FT
  1st Half:    13-26  4-8  7-13 
  50.0%  50.0%  53.8% 
  2nd Half:    11-21  2-4  9-14 
  52.4%  50.0%  64.3% 
Score by Periods  1st    2nd    Total   
Charleston Southern Buccaneers  26  38  64  Record: (2-4) 
Austin Peay   37  33  70  Record: (3-3) 

Officials: Rob Kruger, Ricky Smith, Chad BarlowTechnical fouls: Charleston Southern Buccaneers-None. Austin Peay-None. 


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