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3-pointer beats Morehead St. in OT

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Travis Betran scored 20 points and hit the game-winning 3-pointer with one second left to lift Austin Peay past Morehead State 84-81 in overtime Wednesday night in an Ohio Valley Conference showdown.

Will Triggs added 20 points, Anthony Campbell had 14, and Thomas Greer chipped in with 11 for Austin Peay (5-12, 1-2).

After Triggs' free throw put the Governors ahead 72-70 with just 11 seconds remaining in the second period, Drew Kelly converted a layup for Morehead State to tie it with two seconds left to send the game into overtime.

With Morehead State (8-9, 2-1) trailing 81-79 with 1:13 to go in the overtime period, Taariq Muhammad's layup with 28 seconds left tied the game at 81.

Betran answered with a 3-pointer with just one second left on the clock to give the Governors the win.

Bakari Turner led the Eagles with 19 points.


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