SIU Edwardsville vs. Austin Peay: Recap and Stats

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SIU Edwardsville vs. Austin Peay: Recap and Stats
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
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
SIU Edwardsville 32 34 66
Austin Peay 25 28 53
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
SIU Edwardsville J Jones 15 M Yelovich 5 R Reed 3
Austin Peay 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.
SIUE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jerome Jones352252311
AMark Yelovich20882201
AKris Davis391054102
B+Michael Messer301080201
B-Tim Johnson13611001
CDerian Shaffer16400021
CCharles Joy5211001
C-Ray Lester14050003
D+Reggie Reed26412004
APSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Travis Betran361544102
BChris Horton27662072
B-Jeremy Purvis23444302
C+Herdie Lawrence14520201
C+Will Triggs301050113
CA. Campbell30932103
-Corey Arentsen6210000
DChris Freeman13200000
FA.J. Lynch17000101
-Matt Hasse3010000

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