SIU Edwardsville 66
(6-9, 1-7 away)
Austin Peay 53
(5-14, 5-7 home)
Venue: Dunn Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
||J Jones 15
||M Yelovich 5
||R Reed 3
||T Betran 17
||C Horton 6
||J Purvis 3
SIU Edwardsville squared off with Austin Peay on Thursday, January 17th and won on the road against the Governors 66-53 in OVC action. The Cougars were led by Jerome Jones, who put up a game-high 22 points plus five rebounds. Mark Yelovich had eight points and added eight rebounds. For the Governors, Travis Betran got a team-high 15 points and four rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, January 19th when SIU Edwardsville (6-9, 2-3 OVC) heads to Murray State (13-4, 4-1 OVC).
SIU Edwardsville Game Notes
- This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:23 left to go.
- SIUE beat the spread by 19.0 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Cougars have beaten the spread.
- SIUE has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 20 or fewer field goals made.
- SIUE has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.5% field goal percentage.
- Jerome Jones recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 18.
- Jerome Jones accounted for 33.3% of the team's points.
- The top two rebounders (Michael Messer and Mark Yelovich) accounted for 41.0% of the rebounds.
- Jerome Jones has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 15 games this season.
- Michael Messer has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 15 games this season.
- This marks the 8th 20-point game of Jerome Jones's career.
- Jerome Jones has 4 straight double-digit point games.
- Michael Messer has 4 straight double-digit point games.
- Michael Messer had a career high with 8 defensive rebounds.
- This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Ray Lester.
Austin Peay Game Notes
- Austin Peay lost and did not cover the spread.
- The top two scorers (Travis Betran and Will Triggs) accounted for 47.1% of the points.
- Travis Betran has led the team in scoring 11 times in 19 games this season.
- Chris Horton has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 19 games this season.
- Travis Betran has 7 straight double-digit point games.
- Will Triggs has 7 straight double-digit point games.