Murry scores 33, Austin Peay upends SE Missouri 88-79
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — John Murry poured in a career-best 33 points as Austin Peay ended a tumultuous season with an 88-79 defeat of Southeast Missouri on Saturday.
Murry was 9-for-17 shooting from the field, made five 3-pointers and went 10-for-11 at the line as Austin Peay, which was knocked out of a spot in the Ohio Valley Tournament on Thursday, rebounded with a rain of 3-pointers to spoil Southeast Missouri's home finale.
Mobley scores 28, rallies UT Martin past Austin Peay 76-72
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jacolby Mobley scored 28 points, including critical back-to-back 3-pointers and the clinching free throws to lead Tennessee Martin to a 76-72 win over Austin Peay on Thursday night.
The Governors led 40-36 at the half and had an early 9-0 run before getting the lead to 10, 56-46, on a 3-pointer from Josh Robinson with 13:34 to play.
Austin Peay beats SIUE for Loo’s 500th win
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Murry scored 25 points with a career-high four 3-pointers, Kenny Jones had 20 points, and Austin Peay held off SIU-Edwardsville 92-84 on Saturday night for coach Dave Loo's 500th career win.
Murry’s 32 powers Austin Peay past Eastern Illinois, 85-80
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Murry poured in a career-high 32 points and Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos collected his 500th career victory as the Governors held off Eastern Illinois, 85-80 in an Ohio Valley Conference battle Thursday night.
Murry was 10 of 21 from the field, hitting 4 of 10 from beyond the 3-point arc. Josh Robinson, who scored 36 points in the Governors first victory over the Panthers, added 25 points on 8-of-13 shooting.
Tennessee State beats Austin Peay 70-66
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Darreon Reddick scored 19 points, Christian Mekowulu added 12 with nine rebounds, and Tennessee State held off Austin Peay to win 70-66 on Saturday night to end a two-game skid.
Christian Mekowulu scored 12 points and Ken'Darrius Hamilton had 10 points for the Tigers (14-10, 5-6 Ohio Valley), who outrebounded the Governors 36-23 and led 34-31 at halftime.
Austin Peay downs Eastern Kentucky 83-81 in OT
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — John Murry scored a career-high 27 points and Kenny Jones grabbed a career-best 14 rebounds and scored eight of his 23 points in overtime to help Austin Peay beat Eastern Kentucky 83-81 on Wednesday for coach Dave Loos' 499th win.
SE Missouri St rolls to 82-71 win over Austin Peay
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Denzel Mahoney scored 22 points with 7-for-11 shooting to lead Southeast Missouri State to an 82-71 win over Austin Peay on Saturday night.
Antonius Cleveland added 17 points, Trey Kellum had 13 and Jamaal Calvin 10 as Southeast Missouri picked up its fourth-straight win to remain atop the Ohio Valley Conference standings in the West Division. The Redhawks (11-13, 6-3) sank 27 of their 50 shots from the field (54 percent) and edged Austin Peay on the boards, 33-30.
Robinson, Austin Peay beat Murray State 84-81 in overtime
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Robinson and John Murry scored 22 points apiece, Jared Savage and Kenny Jones each had a double-double and Austin Peay beat Murray State 84-81 in overtime on Saturday night to snap the Racers' three-game win streak.
Savage finished with 14 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high six steals, while Jones scored 11 and grabbed 11 boards for Austin Peay (7-14, 3-4 Ohio Valley Conference).
Moon has career-best 26 to lead Morehead St. to 89-82 win
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Xavier Moon drilled 6 of 10 from long distance for a career-best 26 points as Morehead State took control late to beat Austin Peay 89-82 on Thursday night.
Robinson scores 36 points in Austin Peay’s victory
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josh Robinson scored 36 points, including five 3-pointers, and Austin Peay defeated Eastern Illinois 92-84 on Saturday.
The victory was the second straight for the Governors (6-13, 2-3 Ohio Valley) after 11 straight losses.
John Murry added 18 points, Kenny Jones 12 points and 11 rebounds for his sixth double-double this season, and Jared Savage 11 points for Austin Peay, which shot 54 percent and even better from the arc at 12 of 20 (60 percent).
Austin Peay snaps 11-game skid, beats SIU Edwardsville in OT
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Josh Robinson scored 26 points and John Murry added 23, and Austin Peay edged SIU Edwardsville 83-81 in overtime on Thursday night to snap its 11-game losing streak.
The game was tied at 72 before Jared Savage made a layup and Robinson scored two jumpers to give the Governors a 78-73 lead with 28 seconds left in the extra period. Burak Eslik made three of four free throws to pull the Cougars to 79-76 with 14 seconds to go.
Tennessee Tech stops Austin Peay 76-67 as Jugovic scores 17
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Aleksa Jugovic scored 17 points, making 5 of 9 3-point shots, and Tennessee Tech broke away in the final minutes to defeat Austin Peay 76-67 on Thursday night.
Austin Peay learned earlier Thursday that longtime coach Dave Loos took a leave of absence to continue chemotherapy for a cancerous tumor. Loos hadn't missed a game since March 7, 1990.
Kajon Mack scored 16 points for Tennessee Tech (6-11, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference), Hakeem Rogers had 13 and Stephaun Adams 10.
Lipscomb sinks Austin Peay with 18 3-pointers, 99-85
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garrison Mathews made five 3-pointers and had 28 points on Tuesday night and Lipscomb made a season-high 18 3-pointers to beat Austin Peay 99-85.
The Bisons (6-9) had the lead most of the way and responded with their biggest run after they briefly allowed the Governors (4-8) to take the lead with 12:36 to go. Lipscomb went on a 24-6 run from there and led 90-73 on Aaron Korn's 3-pointer with 5:42 left.
IPFW wins high-scoring shootout with Austin Peay, 103-99
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bryson Scott and Kason Harrell each scored 21 points and Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne held off Austin Peay in a wild second half, 103-99 on Wednesday night.
The teams combined to score 118 points over the final 20 minutes of play and it's the second straight 100-point game for Fort Wayne, which scored 107 in a win over NAIA Siena Heights on Monday.
Robinson propels Austin Peay past Spalding 82-63.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Robinson scored 20 points on 8-for-15 shooting to lead Austin Peay past Division III-member Spalding for an 82-63 win Saturday night.
Kenny Jones added 17 points and nine rebounds for Austin Peay (4-2), while Chris Porter-Bunton and John Murry had 10 points apiece. Robinson also dished out seven assists as the Governors hit 59 percent from the field and forced 22 turnovers.