The West Virginia Mountaineers will host the Austin Peay Governors in an inter-conference tilt Thursday night from the WVU Coliseum. The Governors tallied a 90-83 home win against North Florida last time out, and the Mountaineers are coming off a 70-68 road loss to St. John’s.
Austin Peay Registers 90 Points in Win vs. North Florida
The Austin Peay Governors head into this challenging matchup on a winning note. They rebounded from a loss to Arkansas with a 90-83 home win over North Florida to cover the three-point spread. Austin Peay is having no problem scoring for the most part but are having trouble defensively.
Look out for Terry Taylor in this one. The junior guard is a big threat, reaching at least 20 points in all but one game this season. Taylor is averaging a remarkable 22.5 points along with a team-leading 9.1 rebounds per game. Jordyn Adams is struggling from three-point range and his three-point shooting percentage has dipped to 23% on the season. The freshman guard scored 17 points in Saturday’s victory, and he is posting 15 PPG on the year. Reginald Gee has reached double-digits in points in two out of his last three games. The senior guard is currently averaging 9.3 points on 44% shooting.[embed]https://twitter.com/AustinPeayMBB/status/1203463307887366145[/embed]
Austin Peay is currently placed 198th in the country in Ken Pomeroy’s college basketball ratings, and they are 0-4 on the road this season. The Governors are scoring an average of 80.3 points, good for 33rd in DI. They are conceding an average of 75.5 points, pegging them down at 307th overall.