MARTIN, Tenn. -- Myles Taylor drained two free throws with 1 second left in overtime to lift Tennessee-Martin over Austin Peay 76-74 Saturday night in Ohio Valley Conference action.
Taylor was put on the line after grabbing the rebound off the Governors' Travis Betran's 3-point miss. Betran was trying to snap a 74-all tie set when Mike Liabo made 2 of 3 free throws for the Skyhawks with 15 seconds left.
Liabo's 3-pointer put UT-Martin (4-12, 1-3) ahead 72-71 with 1:01 left, but Austin Peay's Will Triggs converted a three-point play with 22 seconds remaining for a 74-72 advantage.
UT-Martin forced overtime after Dee Oldham's jumper set a 66-all tie with 24 seconds left in regulation. Betran missed a 3-pointer just before that buzzer, too.
Austin Peay (4-12, 0-2) has now lost eight consecutive games, including three straight by two points each.
Liabo finished with 21 points and Taylor 19 with 13 rebounds.
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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