Murray State vs. Austin Peay: Recap and Stats

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Murray State vs. Austin Peay: Recap and Stats
Murray State 71
(12-4, 7-1 away)
Austin Peay 68
(5-13, 5-6 home)
Venue: Dunn Center
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Murray State 31 40 71
Austin Peay 29 39 68
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Murray State I Canaan 21 E Daniel 10 I Canaan 3
Austin Peay T Betran 17 C Horton 6 J Purvis 3

Murray State squared off with Austin Peay on Saturday, January 12th and just barely slipped by the Governors 71-68 in OVC action. Isaiah Canaan picked up his third straight game with 24 points or more for the Racers, scoring a team-high 26 points (4 Reb 4 Ast) in 37 minutes. Ed Daniel played his way to a double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Travis Betran finished with a game-high 27 points (5 Ast 4 Reb 3 Stl) for the Governors, making 5 of 11 from three-point range. Murray State (12-4, 3-1 OVC) takes on Eastern Illinois (3-15, 0-5 OVC) on Thursday, January 17th on their home court.

Murray State Game Notes

  • The Racers have won 3 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Murray State has won 27 close games.
  • The Racers have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 40 or more rebounds.
  • Murray State has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 40.7% field goal percentage.
  • Murray State has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 10 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Murray State has won 100% of the time (5-0) when Isaiah Canaan has 26 points or more, 100% of the time (6-0) when Brandon Garrett plays 31 minutes or more, and 86% of the time (6-1) when Ed Daniel has 13 rebounds or more.
  • The Racers have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Isaiah Canaan accounted for 36.6% of the team's points.
  • Ed Daniel accounted for 32.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Isaiah Canaan has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 16 games this season.
  • Ed Daniel has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 28th 20-point game of Isaiah Canaan's career.
  • Isaiah Canaan has 3 straight 20+ point games.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Ed Daniel's career.
  • Ed Daniel recorded a double-double. It was his 9th this season and 10th of his career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Stacy Wilson.

Austin Peay Game Notes

  • The Governors have lost 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Austin Peay has lost 30 close games.
  • Travis Betran recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 11.
  • Travis Betran accounted for 39.7% of the team's points.
  • Travis Betran has led the team in scoring 10 times in 18 games this season.
  • Anthony Campbell has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 8th 20-point game of Travis Betran's career.
  • Travis Betran has 4 straight 20+ point games.
  • Anthony Campbell has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • Will Triggs has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Chris Horton.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Matt Hasse.
MURRAY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Isaiah Canaan372644201
AEd Daniel3021130024
B-Brandon Garrett31673103
B-Erik McCree13440101
CJeffrey Moss20620201
-Tyler Rambo6210000
D+Dexter Fields30023001
DStacy Wilson28620106
-LaTreze Mushatt4010000
APSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Travis Betran392745301
BCorey Arentsen14640001
BA. Campbell311051202
B-Jeremy Purvis27653101
B-Matt Hasse12033001
C+Chris Horton28541032
CWill Triggs301220204
DA.J. Lynch13200101
-Chris Freeman5010000

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