CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Corey Wilford scored 26 points, making 8 of 12 3-pointers, as Southeast Missouri State defeated Austin Peay 108-81 Thursday night.
Wilford's career-high eight 3-pointers tied a record for opponent's 3-point field goals in the Dunn Center.
The Redhawks started the game on a 23-5 run. Wilford made three consecutive 3-pointers during the stretch.
In the first half, Wilford made 6 of 7 3-pointers and had 20 points as Southeast Missouri led 65-30 at halftime.
Southeast Missouri shot 73.5 percent (25 of 34) while holding Austin Peay to 33.3 percent (9 of 27) in the first half.
The Redhawks led by as many as 40 points in the second half.
Travis Betran scored 26 points for the Governors (7-23, 3-12), who have lost three straight.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.
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