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APSU Governors Basketball rolls over UT Martin Skyhawks 91-58

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN — Jumping out to a 16-0 lead to open the game, Austin Peay State University’s men’s basketball ball team was never threaten in its regular season and Ohio Valley Conference finale — Saturday at the Dunn Center – in a 91-58 victory over UT Martin.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

The win was the 400th OVC win for the Governors, whose all-time conference record now stands at 400-360.

Junior Will Triggs led the early charge for the Governors (8-23, 4-12 OVC), scoring seven during the opening run, and finishing the night with a game-high 21 points.

UT Martin (9-20, 5-11 OVC) would finally get on the board at the 12:07 mark on a layup by B.J. McLaughlin, ending a streak of 14 straight misses.

Overall, the Skyhawks only managed to hit on 27.5 percent of its shots from the floor on the night.

Anthony CampbellAfter an Austin Peay turnover, McLaughlin scored on a tip-in to cut the Govs lead to 12 points — 16-4 with 11:34 left in the opening half — but that was as close as the Skyhawks would get the rest of the way, as Austin Peay built its lead out to as many as 23 points in the first half before heading into intermission up 21 points, 42-21.

Austin Peay didn’t let its foot up off the gas in the second half, with UT Martin never getting any closer than 17 points in the final half, while seeing its lead hover around the 30-point mark for most of the final 10 minutes of the game – including its largest led of the game, 33 points, at the final horn.

Joining Triggs in double figures for the Govs were senior Anthony Campbell and sophomore Chris Freeman, with 14 points each, while freshman Chris Horton and Preston Herring chipped in with 10 points each.

Jerome ClyburnOverall, 12 Governors scratched in the scoring column.

Horton also finished the game with seven blocks, giving him 100 for the season – the first Gov to accomplish that feat.

Senior Jeremy Clyburn, who along with Campbell played in their final game for the Governors, led Austin Peay with seven assists.

It was the first double figure game this season for Herring.

Justin Childs led the Skyhawks with 20 points, with Mike Liabo adding 10 points

Box Score

UT Martin vs Austin Peay
3/2/13 7:35pm at Clarksville, TN (Dunn Center)

UT Martin 58

Total 3-point Rebounds
## Player p fgm-fga fgm-fga ftm-fta off-def tot pf tp a to blk stl min
10 LIABO, Mike f 4-9 2-6 0-2 1-2 3 2 10 1 3 0 0 23
53 WASHINGTON, Jeremy f 2-7 0-0 0-2 2-2 4 4 4 0 2 1 1 22
33 TAYLOR, Myles c 0-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
02 TAYLOR, Khristian g 1-3 0-0 0-0 1-0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 13
03 SMITH, Terence g 2-8 1-1 2-2 2-2 4 4 7 1 2 0 3 19
00 DOWDELL, Tobias - 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 11
01 OLDHAM, Dee - 1-5 0-3 0-0 1-4 5 1 2 1 3 0 0 29
04 JONES, Bobby - 1-8 0-4 1-2 1-0 1 1 3 0 2 0 1 12
11 MINOR, Omari - 0-3 0-0 4-4 0-0 0 3 4 0 0 0 1 8
15 RICHARDSON, DeMarc - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
22 CHILDS, Justin - 5-16 1-5 9-13 3-4 7 1 20 1 0 0 1 26
25 McLAUGHLIN, BJ - 2-5 0-0 0-0 2-1 3 5 4 0 2 0 0 14
32 MOPO, Pierre - 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 10
TM TEAM - - - - 2-1 3 - - - - - - -
Totals………….. - 19-69 4-20 16-25 17-18 35 28 58 4 16 1 7 200
27.5% 20.0% 64.0%
Team summary: FG 3FG FT
1st Half: 8-39 3-13 2-4
20.5% 23.1% 50.0%
2nd Half: 11-30 1-7 14-21
36.7% 14.3% 66.7%

Austin Peay 91

Total 3-point Rebounds
## Player p fgm-fga fgm-fga ftm-fta off-def tot pf tp a to blk stl min
10 TRIGGS, Will f 8-12 0-0 5-10 2-5 7 3 21 3 3 1 1 27
25 CAMPBELL, Anthony f 6-14 1-7 1-1 1-3 4 0 14 4 2 0 1 28
05 HORTON, Chris c 3-4 0-0 4-5 0-7 7 5 10 1 4 7 0 19
01 CLYBURN, Jerome g 0-0 0-0 6-6 1-5 6 1 6 7 2 1 1 25
04 BETRAN, Travis g 1-5 0-3 4-4 0-2 2 0 6 1 2 0 1 31
03 COVINGTON, Kevin - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
11 GREER, Thomas - 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
12 PURVIS, Jeremy - 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 11
15 FREEMAN, Chris - 5-6 0-0 4-4 2-4 6 4 14 0 1 0 0 12
20 ARENTSEN, Cory - 0-2 0-1 0-0 1-2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 11
21 HERRING, Preston - 3-4 0-0 4-4 0-1 1 4 10 1 0 0 1 12
22 LAWRENCE, Herdie - 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 2 1 2 1 2 0 0 4
23 LYNCH, AJ - 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
24 HARMS, Joe - 0-1 0-1 1-4 0-1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
33 HASSE, Matt - 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 6
TM TEAM - - - - 0-2 2 - - - - - - -
Totals………….. - 30-53 2-13 29-38 8-38 46 22 91 22 17 9 6 200
56.6% 15.4% 76.3%
Team summary: FG 3FG FT
1st Half: 14-24 2-7 12-16
58.3% 28.6% 75.0%
2nd Half: 16-29 0-6 17-22
55.2% 0.0% 77.3%

 

Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total
UT Martin 21 37 58 Record: (9-20 (5-11 OVC))
Austin Peay 42 49 91 Record: (8-23 (4-12 OVC))

 

Officials: John St. Clair (R), William Phillips, Mark Morrison Technical fouls: UT Martin-None. Austin Peay-HERRING, Preston.
Attendance: 2408
Player of the Game: Will Triggs

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