Potter leads Morehead St. over Austin Peay 75-74 in OT


MOREHEAD, Ky. — Skyelar Potter had 20 points and 13 rebounds as Morehead State won its 11th consecutive game, narrowly beating Austin Peay 75-74 in overtime on Saturday when Terry Taylor only made 1 of 2 free throws with .9 seconds to play.

Alec Taylor pulled Austin Peay into a tie with a layup that dropped through with less than a second left in regulation.

Johni Broome had 19 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for Morehead State (15-6, 12-2 Ohio Valley Conference), which had an 8-0 over the final 3:50 of overtime before the foul with less than a second to play. Ta’lon Cooper added 10 points, half in the closing run. Devon Cooper had 10 points.

Taylor had 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Governors (11-7, 7-5). Jordyn Adams scored a season-high 20 points. Mike Peake had 11 points.

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