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Taylor leads Austin Peay over UT Martin 71-50

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- — Terry Taylor had 16 points and 11 rebounds to carry Austin Peay to a 71-50 win over UT Martin on Thursday. He had 14 points and seven rebounds by halftime.

Carlos Paez added 17 points for Austin Peay (12-8, 8-6 Ohio Valley Conference). Mike Peake added 13 points. Tai’Reon Joseph had 12 points.

The Governors led wire to wire and a Taylor free throw at the midpoint of the first half gave Austin Peay a double digit lead for the remaining 30 minutes. The lead grew to 34 points three times in the second half.

UT Martin was held to a season-low 18 points in the first half, shooting 30% (7 of 23) with 10 fouls and 10 turnovers.

Cameron Holden had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Skyhawks (7-12, 5-10).

Jaron Williams, the Skyhawks’ second leading scorer at 11 points per game,, scored three on 1 of 6 shooting.

UT Martin defeated Austin Peay 76-75 on Monday.

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