CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Will Triggs scored 21 points and Austin Peay scored the first 16 points in a 91-58 romp over Tennessee-Martin Saturday night.
The Governors (8-23, 4-12) dominated throughout. They doubled the Skyhawks' point total to lead 42-21 at the break, then outscored Tennessee-Martin 49-37 after the break. The rout avenged a 76-74 overtime loss at Tennessee-Martin on Jan. 5.
Triggs' 21 points came on 8 of 12 shooting from the field and 5 of 10 at the foul line. He got scoring support from Anthony Campbell and Chris Freeman (14 points each), as well as Chris Horton and Preston Herring (10 apiece).
Austin Peay shot 56.6 percent (30 for 53) from the field. Tennessee-Martin was just 19 for 69 (27.5 percent).
The Governors made 29 of 38 free throws, the Skyhawks just 16 of 25.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
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