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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan salutes APSU’s Dave Loos

 

City of Clarksville honors retiring APSU coach

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan called on Clarksvillians to join her in honoring Coach Dave Loos, who retired Monday after 27 years as the men’s basketball coach at Austin Peay State University.

“Coach Loos gave his all to APSU over a long and successful career, and he was a great ambassador for the City of Clarksville,” Mayor McMillan said. “He was the undisputed Dean of Ohio Valley Conference coaches, and had great success on the court, with more than 500 victories. We wish him a long and happy retirement.”

Austin Peay Basketball Coach Dave Loos waves to students as he enters the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball Coach Dave Loos waves to students as he enters the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos officially retired, Monday

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An era of unprecedented success at Austin Peay came to a close this morning.

After 27 years on the sidelines, Dave Loos has called it a career as Austin Peay men’s basketball coach, bringing to an end a tenure marked by integrity, ingenuity and achievement.

“The takeaway for me today is how proud I am of the things we accomplished,” Loos said during Monday’s press conference. “The thing I’m celebrating is that we helped make a lot of young people better. We helped them better themselves in the classroom. The game-changer is a college degree, and that’s the thing we really emphasized—getting the diploma and growing as a person.”

Austin Peay Men's Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Dave Loos’ legacy unparalleled in Govs history

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will be holding a press conference March 6th at the Dunn Center – on the court that bears his name — to not only announce the retirement of long-time head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos, but to also celebrate one of the greatest legacy’s any coach at any Ohio Valley Conference institution.

For the last 27 years, Loos has patrolled the sidelines of basketball courts in the OVC accumulating an all-time conference best 421 victories, over 100 wins more than the prior all-time win’s leader Cal Luther – who finished with 319 victories in 1999.

APSU Head Basketball Coach Dave Loos

APSU Head Basketball Coach Dave Loos

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APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos announces retirement

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will hold an 11:00am, Monday, press conference to celebrate the career of Dave Loos, who will announce his retirement after 27 years as head men’s basketball coach—including 16 as athletics director.

‘The Dean of Ohio Valley Conference basketball coaches’, Loos walks away following a storied career which included a league-record 421 victories, five OVC Coach of the Year honors and nine total OVC titles, including four OVC Tournament wins.

Austin Peay Basketball head coach Dave Loos to retire. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball head coach Dave Loos to retire. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball’s Josh Robinson selected first-team All-OVC

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team junior guard Josh Robinson has been named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference via a vote of league coaches and sports information directors.

A St. Louis native, Robinson averaged 20.3 points per game—the first Governor since Drake Reed (2008-09) to average 20 per contest for an entire season—to finish third in the league.

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week John Murry

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior guard John Murry, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Murry won a trio of weekly awards—from the Ohio Valley Conference, College Sports Madness and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association—after averaging 28.5 ppg in a pair of crucial wins for the Govs last week. The Indianapolis native shot 46.0 percent (17-for-37) from the floor, 88.2 percent (15-for-17) at the free-throw line and 53.3 percent (8-for-15) from beyond the arc.

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APSU Basketball beats Southeast Missouri 88-79 in season finale

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team closed out the 2016-17 season strong in an 88-79 victory against Southeast Missouri that Austin Peay controlled for much of the contest.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball closes out season with strong performance at Southeast Missouri Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball closes out season with strong performance at Southeast Missouri Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Basketball finishes season at Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay (10-19/6-9 OVC) at Southeast Missouri (14-16/9-6 OVC)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 | 4:15pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team brings the 2016-17 season to a close with a trip to Southeast Missouri for a 4:15pm tipoff, Saturday, in the Show Me Center.

The Govs are hoping to spoil Southeast Missouri’s home finale, Saturday. The Govs seek their second straight win in the Show Me Center and want to send out seniors Kenny Jones, John Murry and Assane Diop on a high note. 

Austin Peay Men's Basketball looks to end season strong at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball looks to end season strong at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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UT Martin Skyhawks rally to beat APSU Basketball, 76-72

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityMartin, TN – A raucous crowd and a late UT Martin run served to trip up Austin Peay State University men’s basketball in their penultimate road contest for the 2016-17 season, despite a 21-point effort from Josh Robinson.

The loss leaves Austin Peay unable to qualify for the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament with one regular season game remaining.  

Austin Peay Men's Basketball falls at UT Martin Thursday night. Loss eliminates APSU for OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball falls at UT Martin Thursday night. Loss eliminates APSU for OVC Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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Trip to UT Martin next for APSU Men’s Basketball

 

Austin Peay (10-18/6-8 OVC) at UT Martin (18-11/8-6 OVC)

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Martin, TN | Elam Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball begins its final regular season road trip of 2016-17 with a trip to UT Martin for a 7:00pm, Thursday, tipoff in the Elam Center.

Wins are paramount for the Govs at this stage in the season, with Austin Peay needing wins and some help to enter the OVC Tournament field.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball hits the road to take on the UT Martin Skyhawks Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball hits the road to take on the UT Martin Skyhawks Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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