Austinpeay 40 43 83
Siued 24 47 71
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: SIU Edwardsville vs. Austin Peay

Edwardsville, IL (Sports Network) - Anthony Campbell scored 21 points to lead the Austin Peay Governors to an 83-71 decision over the SIU Edwardsville Cougars in an Ohio Valley Conference tilt at the Vadalabene Center.

Travis Betran netted 17 points while Chris Horton contributed a double-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots for Austin Peay (7-20, 3-10 OVC) which won consecutive games for the first time all season. Will Triggs added 14 points.

Mark Yelovich paced SIUE (9-14, 5-8) with 21 points. Tim Johnson had 17 points on 7-of-10 from the field while Kris Davis and Michael Messer scored 12 and 11 points, respectively. David also chipped in six assists.

Austin Peay came out of the gate on fire and led 28-6 midway through the first half. The Governors shot 53.3 percent in the opening period held a 40-24 advantage on the scoreboard at the conclusion of the opening period.

Campbell got Austin Peay going with a three-point play to help the visitors open up the second stanza on an 11-3 run. The Governors led by as many as 24 points. The Cougars managed to cut into the deficit later in the period, during which they converted 15-of-21 attempts at the free-throw line.

Austin Peay won the rebounding battle, 40-22.

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