Austin Peay defeats Lambuth 79-63
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Wes Channels scored 18 of his game-high 22 points in the second half to lead Austin Peay over Lambuth 79-63 on Tuesday night.
The Governors (2-2) led 43-28 at halftime and built a 22-point lead on a Channels 3-pointer with 17:26 left.
After Austin Peay coach Dave Loos put some of his younger players into the game, Lambuth went on a 14-0 run to cut the margin to five at 59-54 with 6:02 remaining. The Governors used a 12-2 run to take another commanding lead.
With the win, Loos moved into second place for most coaching wins in the Ohio Valley Conference. Loos now has 297 victories to pass Western Kentucky?s E.A. Diddle (296) and trails Cal Luther (319 at Murray State and Tennessee-Martin).
Drake Reed added 17 points for Austin Peay.
Dell Coleman and Antawn Coby led Lambuth with 16 points apiece and Tom Hammonds added 15.