NCAA Game Summary - Austin Peay at Western Kentucky|
(Tuesday, November 13)
Final Score: Western Kentucky 74, Austin Peay 54
Bowling Green, KY (Sports Network) - Jamal Crook went for 16 points and nine
assists as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers rolled over the Austin Peay
Governors at E.A. Diddle Arena, 74-54.
Crook's impressive night came after scoring 17 in a loss against Southern Miss
in the opener. George Fant also had a big game for Western Kentucky (1-1),
scoring 15 points while collecting a game-high 14 rebounds and four blocked
shots. Teeng Akol and T.J. Price also scored in double figures with 14 points
and 11 points, respectively.
Austin Peay (1-1) struggled from the floor, connecting on just 32.8 percent of
its shots. A.J. Lynch knocked down three outside shots en route to a team-high
15 points, while Chris Horton tallied 12 points and 10 boards.
The Governors trailed by as many as 10 points in the first half but fought
back to tie the game at 33-33 heading into halftime.
Western Kentucky scored the first six points of the second half. Leading 49-43
midway through the half, the Hilltoppers ran off 14 straight points to blow
the game open.
Austin Peay assisted on just seven baskets compared to 17 for Western
11/13 23:47:37 ET