Austin Peay (5-19, 1-9) trailed 65-63 with 1:07 left to play but hit back-to-back layups to take a 67-65 lead with 4 seconds left. Jordan Cyphers missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer but Kellen Thornton grabbed the offensive board and converted a layup as time expired to send the game into overtime.
Tennessee State (14-10, 8-3) opened overtime with seven straight points, and made 6 of 7 shots and seven free throws in the frame to pull away.
Travis Beltran scored 28 points for Austin Peay, which has lost seven straight contests and 15 of its last 16.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz looks into the two decommitments from the NBA draft and what they're looking forward to.
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