Montanast 37 35 72
Austinpeay 34 44 78
Date of game: 11/23/2013

Recap: Austin Peay vs. Montana State

Mount Pleasant, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Horton tallied 23 points, nine rebounds and four blocks as the Austin Peay Governors claimed a 78-72 victory over the Montana State Bobcats on the final day of the Central Michigan Tournament at McGuirk Arena.

Zavion Williams had 21 points for Austin Peay (3-3), while Demarius Smith chipped in 16 points, nine boards and six assists.

Montana State (1-4) was paced by Marcus Colbert's 17 points. Eric Norman added 11 points and Paul Egwuonwu had a double-double with 10 points and 12 boards.

The Bobcats shot 4-of-10 from 3-point range in the first half to take a 37-34 lead into the break. Montana State shot 42.5 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

With 13:36 left in the game, the Governors snapped a 44-44 tie by ripping off a 7-0 run. Montana State was able to pull within three after a Colbert 3- pointer with 25 seconds left, but Austin Peay scored the last three points of the game to hold on.

The Governors won despite the Bobcats having the edge on the boards, 38-34.

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