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Eastern Illinois Falls 74-71 to Austin Peay - Recap

Austin Peay got 38 points and 17 rebounds from Terry Taylor en route to a 74-71 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday at Lantz Arena.

Austin Peay was an underdog by +1.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Austin Peay got 8 points from Reginald Gee and another 7 points from Jordyn Adams. Carlos Paez contributed 6 assists, while Terry Taylor cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got a 16-point performance from Mack Smith, who was supported by 14 points from Josiah Wallace. Marvin Johnson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Illinois, while Barlow Alleruzzo IV grabbed 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Austin Peay were victorious, as the score was 35-30 at the break.

Austin Peay won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-20.

Austin Peay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Tennessee-Martin. Eastern Illinois will aim to get back on the winning track at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.