Wcarolina 71
Austinpeay 72
Date of game: 11/20/2012

Recap: Austin Peay vs. Western Carolina

Cancun, MX (Sports Network) - Travis Betran scored a game-high 22 points on Tuesday to lift the Austin Peay Governors to a 72-71 victory over the Western Carolina Catamounts at the Cancun Challenge.

Anthony Campbell followed with 21 points, while Chris Freeman donated a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Governors (2-2), who had lost their last two games.

Austin Peay advances to play Gardner-Webb in Wednesday's championship.

Trey Sumler led Western Carolina with 16 points and Preston Ross chipped in 14 points, nine boards and four assists for the Catamounts (1-4), who have lost three straight and will play Howard in the third place game on Wednesday.

The Catamounts held a 42-30 lead at halftime, but the Governors battled back with a 14-4 run early in the second half to pull within 50-48 just before the midpoint of the frame.

The lead was down to one shortly after before Betran buried back-to-back 3- pointers to spark an 11-0 Austin Peay surge to give the Governors a 68-58 lead with 4:38 remaining.

Western Carolina cut the lead to three with under a minute left thanks to an 8-2 swing, but James Sinclair missed a game-tying 3-point attempt with less than five seconds remaining and the Governors held on for the victory.

The Catamounts shot 52.9 percent from the field in the first half and held the Governors to 37.5 percent shooting to build a double-digit lead heading into the locker room.

Game Notes

San Diego football not facing more sanctions

The Pioneer Football League said Tuesday it did not impose additional sanctions on the University of San Diego beyond its voluntary removal from last year's league championship race.

NASCAR News
Dillon, Larson set to battle again in truck race at Eldora

Last year's truck race at Eldora marked the first time in nearly 43 years a NASCAR national touring series event was held on a dirt track. The last major NASCAR race ran on dirt had been on Sept. 30, 1970 when Richard Petty won the Home State 200 at the one-mile State Fairgrounds Speedway in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Jags WR Sanders facing suspension

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Ace Sanders announced Tuesday he is facing a four-game suspension from the NFL and would likely miss most of training camp.

A's, Oakland agree to 10-year lease extension

The Athletics and the Oakland City Council announced a 10-year lease extension agreement that could have the team continue to play its games at O.co Coliseum.

Cavs nab Lucas in four-player swap with Jazz

The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired three players, including guard John Lucas III, from the Utah Jazz in a trade announced between the teams on Tuesday.

Maple Leafs sign Booth

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward David Booth to a one-year contract, general manager David Nonis announced on Tuesday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.