Reed Jr. lifts SE Missouri over Austin Peay 86-81 in OT

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Eric Reed Jr. had a season-high 22 points and Southeast Missouri defeated Austin Peay 86-81 in overtime on Tuesday night.

Reed made a 3-pointer, Nygal Russell scored on a dunk and Nana Akenten made two free throws as the Redhawks ended the extra period on a 7-3 surge.

Reed Jr. shot 5 for 7 on 3-pointers. Chris Harris had 14 points and six assists for Southeast Missouri (8-14, 6-10 Ohio Valley Conference). Darrious Agnew added 12 points, and his 3-pointer with three seconds left forced overtime tied at 73. DQ Nicholas had 11 points.

Terry Taylor had 29 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks for the Governors (13-9, 9-7). Reginald Gee scored a season-high 21 points. Alec Woodard had five steals.

The Redhawks leveled the season series against the Governors with the win. Austin Peay defeated Southeast Missouri 78-63 last Saturday.


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