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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors facing Kansas, history in NCAA Tournament

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – After making a history-making run through the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament last week, Austin Peay State University’s men’s basketball team will have to face a history making challenge once again in the NCAA Tournament.

The Governors (18-17) were the first eighth-seed to win the OVC Tournament championship, winning four games in four days, but now a bigger undertaking awaits them as a 16-seed and having to go up against the NCAA Tournament’s overall number-one seed Kansas (30-4).

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Basketball headed to NCAA Tournament South Regional to take on #1 seeded Kansas Jayhawks

 

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APSU BasketballClarksville, TN – After winning four games in four days to complete an epic run to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship, APSU eagerly waited with baited breath for its destination and opponent, to be announced on Selection Sunday.

Austin Peay heads to NCAA Tournament to play Kansas Thursday, March 17th at the South Region of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay heads to NCAA Tournament to play Kansas Thursday, March 17th at the South Region of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. (APSU Sports Information)

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CBS “Bridge Show” to feature APSU Basketball live Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will be featured live from the Governors locker room, Saturday afternoon, in the CBS College basketball “Bridge Show” between the two Big 10 semifinals.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball will be featured in the CBS "Bridge Show" live Saturday afternoon. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball will be featured in the CBS “Bridge Show” live Saturday afternoon. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Chris Horton named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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

Horton earned 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament MVP honors after averaging 22.5 points and 14.0 rebounds in the Governors four wins en route to their fifth OVC Tournament Championship.

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APSU to hold NCAA Tournament Selection Show party at the Dunn Center Sunday

 

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APSU BasketballClarksville, TN – APSU Governor fans, join Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team Sunday, March 13th to find out the Governors NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship opening-round destination.

Austin Peay NCAA Tournament Selection Show party set for Sunday, March 14th at the Dunn Center. Starts at 4:00pm. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU tickets for NCAA Basketball Tournament can be reserved now

 

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APSU BasketballClarksville, TN – Calling all APSU Governor fans –

The Austin Peay State University Governors are going dancing after four magical days in Nashville Tennessee! We need your support when we open NCAA Tournament play next week, and we need you to be as loud and proud for our first NCAA Tournament game since 2008 as you were over four incredible days in Nashville.

Austin Peay Governors fans cheer celebrating their teams victory following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors fans cheer celebrating their teams victory following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Instant Peay Play: March Madness returns to APSU

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the first time since the 2007-08 season March Madness has found its way back to Clarksville and Austin Peay with the Governors making a magical run through the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament to earn the conference’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament field of 68 teams.

And it was the magic night after night that the NCAA plays up this time of year that seemed to power Austin Peay, with the Govs playing four games in a span of 71 hours against four higher seeds – who had up until the tournament – had posted a 5-0 record against Austin Peay this season.

Austin Peay Governors bench celebrates defeating the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks during the second half of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors bench celebrates defeating the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks during the second half of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Governors Basketball beats UT Martin Skyhawks to become OVC Champs

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – For the first time since 2008, Austin Peay State University is dancing towards the NCAA Tournament after hoisting its fifth Ohio Valley Conference Championship trophy.

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Basketball plays UT Martin for the OVC Tournament Title today

 

Austin Peay (17-17/7-9 OVC) vs. UT Martin (19-13/10-6 OVC)

Saturday, March 5th, 2016 | 5:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – All season long the West Division was considered the inferior of the two Ohio Valley Conference Divisions. Four teams from the East, in fact, had 11 or more wins while in the West, co-champs, UT Martin and Murray State, each had “only” 10.

But it is the West that is still standing after three OVC tourney days. Two West Division teams will be playing in the tourney championship game 5:00pm, Saturday.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball continues OVC Tournament run today taking on UT Martin in OVC Championship game.(APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball continues OVC Tournament run today taking on UT Martin in OVC Championship game.(APSU Sports Information)

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Pre-Championship APSU Pep Rally set for Saturday afternoon

 

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APSU BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team has punched its ticket to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament finale. APSU will face the UT Martin Skyhawks in the OVC Championship game.

You don’t want to miss this.

Austin Peay Governors play the UT Martin Skyhawks in the OVC Tournament Championship game Saturday. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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