Zeigler leads No. 8 Tennessee against Austin Peay after 21-point showing

Austin Peay Governors (6-6) at Tennessee Volunteers (9-2)

Knoxville, Tennessee; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tennessee -27.5; over/under is 125.5

BOTTOM LINE: No. 8 Tennessee faces the Austin Peay Governors after Zakai Zeigler scored 21 points in Tennessee’s 75-70 loss to the Arizona Wildcats.

The Volunteers have gone 5-0 in home games. Tennessee is fourth in the SEC in rebounding averaging 37.7 rebounds. Julian Phillips leads the Volunteers with 5.6 boards.

The Governors are 1-3 in road games. Austin Peay scores 70.6 points while outscoring opponents by 2.9 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Zeigler is scoring 11.1 points per game with 3.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists for the Volunteers. Olivier Nkamhoua is averaging 11.0 points and 5.3 rebounds while shooting 52.3% over the last 10 games for Tennessee.

Carlos Paez is shooting 44.7% from beyond the arc with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Governors, while averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 assists. Elijah Hutchins-Everett is shooting 48.4% and averaging 13.8 points over the past 10 games for Austin Peay.

LAST 10 GAMES: Volunteers: 8-2, averaging 73.5 points, 38.0 rebounds, 16.1 assists, 10.3 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 40.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 54.6 points per game.

Governors: 6-4, averaging 75.3 points, 33.4 rebounds, 14.9 assists, 7.1 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 65.0 points.


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