Taylor leads Austin Peay over UT Martin 71-50
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP)– Terry Taylor had 16 points and 11 rebounds to bring Austin Peay to a 71-50 win over UT Martin on Thursday. He had 14 points and 7 rebounds by halftime.
Carlos Paez added 17 points for Austin Peay (12-8, 8-6 Ohio Valley Conference). Mike Peake included 13 points. Tai’Reon Joseph had 12 points.
The Governors led wire to wire and a Taylor free toss at the midpoint of the first half provided Austin Peay a double digit lead for the remaining 30 minutes. The lead grew to 34 points 3 times in the second half.
UT Martin was held to a season-low 18 points in the first half, shooting 30% (7 of 23) with 10 fouls and 10 turnovers.
Cameron Holden had 14 points and 9 rebounds for the Skyhawks (7-12, 5-10).
Jaron Williams, the Skyhawks’ 2nd leading scorer at 11 points per video game,, scored 3 on 1 of 6 shooting.
UT Martin defeated Austin Peay 76-75 on Monday.
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