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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball’s Chris Horton named OVC Freshman of the Week

Posted By News Staff On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 @ 5:00 am In Sports | No Comments

Ohio Valley ConferenceClarksville, TN – Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s center Chris Horton, who recorded his first career double-double against Western Kentucky, last Tuesday, has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week.

That was announced Monday by the conference office.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball's Chris Horton scored 12 points and got 10 rebounds against Western Kentucky. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Chris Horton scored 12 points and got 10 rebounds against Western Kentucky. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

The 6-8, 205-pound Horton scored 12 points, going 5-of-10 from the floor, and grabbed 10 rebounds against the Hilltoppers. For the two-game week, the Decatur, GA, native averaged 7.0 ppg and 7.0 rpg. He also blocked four shots—two in each game—along with securing three steals, all against DePaul.

Horton has started all three games for the Govs this season and he is averaging 6.7 ppg and 6.7 rpg.

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