Austin Peay tops Murray St. 71-68 moving into tie atop OVC

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordyn Adams scored 20 points and Terry Taylor had a double-double and Austin Peay beat Murray State 71-68 to move into a first-place tie with the Racers. The two teams end the Ohio Valley Conference regular season against each other at Murray State on Feb. 29. Adams converted a three-point play with 87 seconds to break a tie at 66 and the Governors (17-9, 11-2 Ohio Valley Conference) made it hold up. Taylor finished with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Jaiveon Eaves led Murray State with 21 points.