For the first time since 2010-11, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball picked up its 10th victory in Ohio Valley Conference play, knocking off Eastern Illinois 76-69. With the win, the Govs (15-11, 10-4 OVC) maintain their spot in the third place in the league. Dayton Gumm led Austin Peay in scoring with 15 points with Terry Taylor adding 14 points and eight rebounds.
In the women’s game: Behind an explosive second quarter, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team downed Eastern Illinois 75-66 bringing a sweet end to a tough four-game road swing. Austin Peay improved with the win to 14-11, 7-7 OVC.
Austin Peay’s teams return home to host Tennessee Tech Thursday night at the Dunn Center with the women’s game beginning at 5:15.