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APSU Men’s Basketball adds guard Acoydan McCarthy for 2017-18 Season

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Two game-changing Spanish guards joined Austin Peay State University men’s basketball this week and will contribute right away in Matt Figger‘s first season at the helm.

Acoydan McCarthy, a 6-6 guard, comes to Clarksville with an exceptional pedigree after playing for Spain’s national team and Real Madrid’s club team.

Austin Peay State University brings Spanish guard Acoydan McCarthy on board for this coming season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University brings Spanish guard Acoydan McCarthy on board for this coming season. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Mens Basketball 2017-18 Schedule filled with Quality Opponents

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – First-year head coach Matt Figger has put together a 2017-18 slate that will test his new-look Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team early and often.

A quartet of high-major opponents, an appearance in the NIT Season Tip-Off and five participants in the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament dot the schedule—an ambitious 12-game non-conference slate ahead of the grueling, expanded 18-game gauntlet that is the Ohio Valley Conference schedule in 2017-18.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball has ambitious 2017-2018 schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball has ambitious 2017-2018 schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball adds forward Averyl Ugba to 2017-2018 squad

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger has added another transfer with Division I experience, bringing 2017 first-team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference honoree Averyl Ugba into the fold.

Ugba was one of the SWAC’s dominant talents a year ago for Grambling State, nearly averaging a double-double for the season with 13.0 ppg to go along with a league-best 9.7 rebounds per contest.

Austin Peay head coach Matt Figger brings in Grambling State forward Averyl Ugba for upcoming season.

Austin Peay head coach Matt Figger brings in Grambling State forward Averyl Ugba for upcoming season.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors shine in classroom during past school year

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – When the Ohio Valley Conference announced its year-end totals for academic excellence among its member schools, Austin Peay State University’s student athletes again proved to be among the best in the OVC.

First, the OVC announced that among all the conference sponsored sports 221 total student athletes earned the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the 2016-17 school year.

The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given to the student athletes who post the highest grade-point average in each sport, which this year required a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the year.

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88 APSU Governors named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Eighty-eight Austin Peay State University student-athletes were named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Friday, following the 2016-17 academic year.

Student-athletes must have achieved a 3.25 grade-point average, were eligible and on the team throughout the competitive season in their chose NCAA-sponsored sport(s) and used a season of competition in that sport.

Austin Peay’s numbers include 22 athletes who competed in multiple sports during the season and are counted just once in the department’s total.

88 Austin Peay Athletes make OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll. (APSU Sports Information)

88 Austin Peay Athletes make OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. (APSU Sports Information)

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Seventeen APSU Athletes earn OVC Academic Medal of Honor

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Seventeen Austin Peay State University student-athletes have earned the Ohio Valley Conference’s Academic Medal of Honor for their performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year.

The 17 Governors recognized were among a group of 221 OVC student-athletes that will receive the Academic Medal of Honor, which recognizes those student-athletes that achieve the highest grade-point average in a league sponsored sport.

Austin Peay has seventeen student athletes earn OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay has seventeen student athletes earn OVC Academic Medal of Honor. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball to play in 2017 NIT Season Tip-Off

 

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APSU Men's BasketballBrooklyn, NY – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will participate in the NIT Season Tip-Off, November 10th-19th, 2017, hosting two games and traveling for two contests as part of the 32nd iteration of the event.

The Governors will travel to Vanderbilt, November 10th, to open the event against a Commodore squad that advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. It will be the Govs third meeting with the Commodores since 2013.

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APSU Men’s Basketball announces Hayden McClain to return as Special Assistant to Matt Figger

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The longest-tenured member of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball coaching staff will also be one of the youngest, with long-time program stalwart Hayden McClain returning as special assistant to head coach Matt Figger.

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Sergio Ruoco to join APSU Men’s Basketball staff as an assistant coach

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – As Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger begins to round out his coaching staff, an important piece to the puzzle was added this week as Sergio Ruoco became the third full-time assistant to join Figger’s first staff at APSU.

Ruoco was last at South Florida, where he spent three seasons as an assistant for Orlando Antigua and Murry Bartow.

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Ryan McIntyre joins APSU Men’s Basketball Staff as Director of Operations

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Ryan McIntyre, who was with Austin Peay State University head coach Matt Figger as a graduate assistant at South Carolina during last season’s Final Four run, has joined Figger’s staff at Austin Peay as Director of Basketball Operations.

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