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Is this the day Austin Peay gets into the win column? The Governors are on the road again, this time traveling to a 3-3 Lipscomb team that just edged SIU Edwardsville less than a week ago.

Here’s today’s first word:

[Austin Peay at Lipscomb, 6:30 p.m.] Expect a lot of scoring as 2 of most up tempo teams so far this season in college basketball face off. The Bisons have not been a great defensive team either, meaning the Governors should have a good chance to score. Austin Peay must stop senior guard Jordan Burgason, who is averaging 20 points a game and shooting 63% from the floor. These teams met twice last year, with both games being a 3 point win for the home team.
[San Francisco St. vs Jacksonville State, 7:00 p.m.] So this game gets an exception on my refusal to previews games against teams in a lower division because it’s part of the Shamrock Classic. But that being said, there’s not that much to preview. The Gators are a 1-5 D-II school that has hit 46% from the field for a season, but has allowed their opponents to shoot even better, 48%. They play deep into their bench, and have 3 players averaging double figure scoring. All that being said, still should be a double digit win for the Gamecocks.

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Compiling all OVC non-conference games

2016 Football Standings

OVC Overall
Jacksonville State 7-0 10-2
UT Martin 6-2 7-5
Tennessee Tech 5-3 5-6
Tennessee State 4-3 7-4
Eastern Illinois 4-4 6-5
Murray State 4-4 4-7
SEMO 3-5 3-8
Eastern Kentucky 2-6 3-8
Austin Peay 0-8 0-11


2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVC Overall

EAST

Belmont 15-1 23-7
Morehead State 10-6 14-16
Jacksonville State 9-7 20-15
Tennessee State 8-8 17-13
Tennessee Tech 8-8 12-20
Eastern Kentucky 5-11 12-19

WEST

UT Martin 10-6 22-13
SEMO 9-7 15-18
Murray State 8-8 16-17
Austin Peay 7-9 11-19
Eastern Illinois 6-10 14-15
SIUE 1-15 6-24


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