Halftime Report

N. Alabama is on the road but looking no worse for wear. After one quarter, neither squad has the contest in the bag, but N. Alabama leads 35-32 over Austin Peay.

If N. Alabama keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 8-10 in no time. On the other hand, Austin Peay will have to make due with an 8-11 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

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N. Alabama Lions @ Austin Peay Governors

Current Records: N. Alabama 7-10, Austin Peay 8-10

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N. Alabama has enjoyed a three-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. The N. Alabama Lions and the Austin Peay Governors will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 8:00 p.m. ET on Thursday at F&M Bank Arena. Given that the pair suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this match.

It's hard to win when your three-point shooting is a whole 23.3% worse than the opposition, a fact N. Alabama found out the hard way on Saturday. They fell 81-72 to the Colonels.

Meanwhile, the Governors couldn't handle the Bisons on Saturday and fell 91-77. The defeat unfortunately continues a disappointing trend for Austin Peay in their matchups with Lipscomb: they've now lost four in a row.

The Lions have been struggling recently, as they've lost five of their last six contests, which put a noticeable dent in their 7-10 record this season. As for the Governors, their defeat dropped their record down to 8-10.

N. Alabama is hoping to beat the odds on Thursday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. Bettors picking them against the spread have some confidence (to put it mildly), as the team is sitting on a three-game streak of failing to cover when playing as the underdog.

N. Alabama was able to grind out a solid win over Austin Peay in their previous matchup back in February of 2023, winning 70-57. The rematch might be a little tougher for N. Alabama since the team won't have the home-court advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


Austin Peay is a 4-point favorite against N. Alabama, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Governors as a 3-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 139.5 points.

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Series History

N. Alabama won the only game these two teams have played in the last year.

  • Feb 09, 2023 - N. Alabama 70 vs. Austin Peay 57