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Cougars Prepared for Final Road Contest

Cougars Prepared for Final Road Contest

Complete Game Notes

SIUE (5-23, 0-14 OVC) at
Austin Peay (9-18, 5-8 OVC)
Sat., Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m.
Dunn Center
Clarksville, Tennessee

TV: None
Radio: 88-7 the Sound (Joe Pott)

OPENING TIP
The Cougars have lost 14 straight games, all OVC games. The losses have come by an average of 10.2 points. Six of the losses have come by seven or fewer points. 

SECOND SEASON 
SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris is in his second season at the helm. The Edwardsville, Illinois, native is 11-45 as the Cougars' head coach. 

LAST TIME
Murray State used a hot-shooting second half to defeat SIUE 84-73 Thursday at the CFSB Center. The Cougars finished the first half by outscoring the Racers 14-6 over the final 5:06 of the period and trailed 38-35 at the break. Jonathan Stark opened the second half with a jumper to extend the Racers' lead to five before Josh White answered for SIUE with a three-pointer 20 seconds later to allow SIUE to close within two at 40-38 when Murray State went on a 12-0 run to lead 52-38 with 15:40 to play in the game.

SERIES STUFF
Austin Peay owns a 5-4 edge in the all-time series. The Govs scored an overtime win in Edwardsville in January. The Cougars are 2-1 all-time at APSU. 

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