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APSU Governors Basketball roll to 112-61 win over Westminster

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University placed a school-record seven players in double figures as the Governors closed out 2015 with a 112-61 win against Westminster, Wednesday night, in non-conference men’s basketball action in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball ends 2015 with 112-61 win over Westminster Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball ends 2015 with 112-61 win over Westminster Wednesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

The victory allowed the Govs to enter the 2016 portion of their schedule with a 7-8 record.

APSU will open Ohio Valley Conference play, 7:00pm, Saturday, when it plays host to Eastern Kentucky.

It was the first time since November 18th, 2010 the Govs placed at least six players in twin figures. Chris Horton led the Govs with 18 points while fellow senior Khalil Davis added 17.

APSU Chris HortonThe Govs established an APSU Dunn Center record with 31 assists on the night, breaking the mark of 28 set against Eastern Kentucky, February 7th, 1977. Western Kentucky (January 19th, 1980) and Southeast Missouri (February 28th, 2013) also had 31 assists as opponents.

Westminster, meanwhile, slipped to 3-5 overall. This was the second of back-to-back games for the Blue Jays, a Division III program located in Fulton, MO. And they were no match for the Governors, who led 42-11 with 7:12 left in the opening half.

Eight Governors scored in the first half, led by freshman Jared Savage‘s 11 points—he had a trio of three pointers. Chris Horton scored 10 first-half points while dishing out five assists.

APSU Chris Porter-BuntonAPSU shot 64.1 percent (25 of 39) in the first half and 59.2 percent (45 of 76) for the game. In the second half, the Govs starters played to the second media timeout, turning it over to substitutes. Redshirt freshman Chris Porter-Bunton, who scrapped his way for six first-half points, finished the contest with 14 points and 10 rebounds—his first career double-double—while also handing three assists.

Junior guard John Murry scored nine second-half points to finish with 13, the same total as Josh Robinson. Kenny Jones added 10 points to round out the double-digit scorers.

APSU out-rebounded the much-smaller Blue Jays, 51-30, and had just five turnovers after committing 18 Monday against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Box Score

Westminster (3-5) 61, Austin Peay (7-8) 112

1 2 Total
Westminster (MO) 24 37 61
Austin Peay 60 52 112

 


Westminster (MO) 61

## Player FGM
-FGA
3FGM
-3FGA
FTM
-FTA
OFF
-DEF
TOT PF TP A TO BLK STL MIN
24 Romo Tabb 7-12 1-4 0-0 0-1 1 1 15 0 0 1 0 18
5 Zach Nelson 0-3 0-0 0-0 2-1 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 19
23 Tanner Gentges 0-5 0-2 0-0 2-2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 17
12 Tanner Cochran 0-4 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 16
42 Matt Murphy 0-4 0-2 0-0 0-2 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 13
44 Kellen Brondel 3-7 0-0 2-2 1-2 3 2 8 0 0 0 0 15
33 Brandon Drum 3-5 1-1 0-0 1-0 1 2 7 1 3 0 0 14
11 Carter Wands 2-4 0-0 2-3 0-2 2 0 6 1 0 0 0 18
22 Daniel McElroy 2-5 2-4 0-0 0-0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 5
13 Jimmy Villalobos 2-6 0-2 0-0 1-1 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 13
14 Nick Carlos 1-5 1-3 0-0 0-1 1 1 3 1 3 0 1 14
15 Aaron Jackson Jr. 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-2 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 12
32 Stu Hollands-worth 1-3 0-1 1-2 0-2 2 3 3 0 1 1 0 8
3 Javier Martin Ortega 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-2 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 5
30 Casey McCollum 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 5
20 Dominick Erby 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 8
TM TEAM 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Totals 24-67 8-25 5-7 11-19 30 20 61 13 16 4 3 200

 

Austin Peay 112

## Player FGM
-FGA
3FGM
-3FGA
FTM
-FTA
OFF
-DEF
TOT PF TP A TO BLK STL MIN
5 Chris Horton 9-11 0-0 0-0 1-5 6 0 18 6 1 2 3 24
11 Khalil Davis 8-13 1-4 0-0 2-5 7 0 17 3 0 0 0 22
4 Josh Robinson 5-10 1-2 2-2 1-5 6 2 13 4 1 0 2 25
42 Kenny Jones 4-5 0-0 2-3 0-3 3 1 10 4 1 1 1 13
0 Terrell Thompson 3-5 0-1 0-0 0-3 3 0 6 3 1 0 0 23
3 Chris Porter-Bunton 4-6 0-1 6-9 5-5 10 1 14 3 0 0 1 20
32 John Murry 4-5 1-1 4-6 0-2 2 0 13 1 0 0 0 11
2 Jared Savage 4-5 3-4 0-0 0-1 1 3 11 1 1 0 0 15
1 Assane Diop 2-4 1-1 0-0 2-2 4 1 5 4 0 1 0 18
23 Steve Harris 2-3 0-0 1-2 2-1 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 5
10 Tre’ Ivory 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9
45 Zach Glotta 0-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7
20 Domas Budrys 0-5 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
12 Adam Pike 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TM TEAM 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 45-76 7-17 15-22 18-33 51 8 112 31 5 4 8 200

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