COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Belton Rivers led five players in
double figures with 19 points to lift Tennessee Tech past Austin
Peay 78-61 Thursday night in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for
Tech (4-1, 1-0) stretched their lead early in the second half on
a 14-2 run sparked by Anthony Fisher, who scored five of his 11
points during the stretch.
It was the 17th straight home victory for the Golden Eagles and
fourth in a row this year.
Austin Peay was hurt by 26 turnovers, 14 of them steals. Tech
turned the ball over 14 times.