Murray State hosts Austin Peay following Wood’s 24-point performance

Austin Peay Governors (6-5) at Murray State Racers (6-4, 2-0 MVC)

Murray, Kentucky; Friday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Murray State hosts the Austin Peay Governors after Jacobi Wood scored 24 points in Murray State’s 66-65 win over the Chicago State Cougars.

The Racers have gone 3-0 at home. Murray State ranks third in the MVC with 8.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Damiree Burns averaging 3.7.

The Governors are 1-2 on the road. Austin Peay is fourth in the ASUN with 9.9 offensive rebounds per game led by Sean Durugordon averaging 2.8.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rob Perry is shooting 38.1% from beyond the arc with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Racers, while averaging 16 points. Wood is shooting 39.4% and averaging 13.6 points for Murray State.

Shon Robinson is averaging 15.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals for the Governors. Elijah Hutchins-Everett is averaging 13.5 points over the last 10 games for Austin Peay.

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