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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball at Eastern Illinois Panthers Saturday

 

Austin Peay (6-13/1-4) vs. Eastern Illinois (12-7/6-1)

Saturday, January 24th, 2015 | 3:15pm CT
Charleston, IL | Lantz Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUCharleston, IL – Despite a 77-62 loss to Murray State, Thursday night, Eastern Illinois is without question the surprise of the Ohio Valley Conference this season.

The Panthers are 6-1 in the OVC and 12-7 overall, watching a nine-game winning streak snapped against the Racers. As a result, the Panthers slipped behind the unbeaten Racers in the OVC West Standings.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball face Eastern Illinois Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball face Eastern Illinois Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball heads to SIU Edwardsville Cougars Thursday

 

Austin Peay (6-12/1-3) vs. SIU Edwardsville (7-10/3-3)

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Edwardsville, IL | Vadalabene Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team hopes momentum gained from its season’s best offensive performance will carry over as it travels to play SIU Edwardsville, 7:00pm, Thursday, in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup at the Vadalabene Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball visits SIUE Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball visits SIUE Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball seeks win at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

 

Austin Peay (5-10/0-1) at Tennessee Tech (8-8/0-3)

Saturday, January 10th, 2015 | 7:30pm CT
Cookeville, TN | Hooper Eblen Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUCookeville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team’s elusive quest for a road victory will take it to Tennessee Tech, 7:30pm, Saturday, at the Hooper Eblen Center in an Ohio Valley Conference matchup of two struggling teams.

The Governors, 5-10 on the season and 0-8 on the road, are coming off a disappointing 71-59 loss to Jacksonville State in their OVC opener.

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Longtime APSU FAR, Dr. Gaines Hunt, named co-recipient of Thurston Banks Award

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Dr. Gaines Hunt, longtime Austin Peay State University professor and administrator and APSU’s Athletics Faculty Athletics Representative for more than 15 years, has been named co-recipient of the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Thurston Banks Award for Distinguished Academic Service.

The award, selected by the OVC Faculty Athletics Representatives (FARs), was established in 2013 to recognize individuals (e.g. academic advisor, professor, tutor, etc.), with at least five years of service at one or more OVC member institutions, for their outstanding contributions to OVC student-athletes’ academic success, learning and development as well for his or her overall commitment to the institution’s athletics program.

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APSU Governors Basketball begins OVC season at Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

Austin Peay (5-9) at Jacksonville State (7-9)

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 | 8:00pm CT
Jacksonville, AL | Pete Mathews Coliseum

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUJacksonville, AL – Call it the second season…the new season…or the real season…but whatever the case Austin Peay men’s basketball will open Ohio Valley Conference play, 8:00pm, Thursday, when it faces Jacksonville State in Pete Mathews Coliseum.

The Governors come in after an uneven 5-9 non-conference season.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball travels to Jacksonville State Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball travels to Jacksonville State Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball play Brown at Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational

 

Austin Peay (1-4) vs. Brown (1-4)

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 | 1:00pm CST
Las Vegas, NV | Orleans Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULas Vegas, NV – A streak will end for either Austin Peay State University or Brown when the two meet, 1:00pm, CT, Thanksgiving Day, in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational at the Orleans Arena.

The Governors enter the Vegas part of the invitational 0-2 in tourney prelim games as part of a three-game losing streak.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball continues road trip at Indiana State

 

Austin Peay (1-3) vs. Indiana State (2-1)

Monday, November 24th, 2014 | 4:30pm CST
Terre Haute, IN | Hulman Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUTerre Haute, IN – Indiana State already has cemented its place in NCAA basketball history.

It was the first coaching stop for John Wooden (1946-48), the most successful basketball coach in NCAA history. It was where “The Legend” of Larry Bird was created during the Sycamores’ magical 1979 NCAA run, ended in the national championship game by Magic Johnson and Michigan State.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball at Indiana State Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball at Indiana State Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball travels to Samford, Wednesday

 

Austin Peay (1-1) vs. Samford (0-2)

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 | 7:00pm CST
Homewood, AL | Pete Hanna Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBirmingham, AL – After capturing its initial 2014-15 victory against Berea, Sunday, Austin Peay men’s basketball team will seek its first road victory, 7:00pm, Wednesday, at Samford in the Pete Hanna Center.

The Govs opened the season with a 77-70 loss at Western Kentucky, Saturday in their season opener.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball are at Samford, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball are at Samford, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Athletics unveils new logos, visual identity series

 

Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University athletics unveiled its new visual identity series and brand marks at a press conference, Tuesday, in the Dunn Center.

The series, which includes an updated primary logo, focused heavily on a new Governor Peay logo along with a fresh word mark heightened by a contemporary font.

“Our brand is not just about the mark,” APSU Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe said. “It’s about defining who we are first and foremost. But we also defined a strategic plan for how we are going to get there.

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Instant Peay Play: Alumnus Award recipient laid foundation at APSU that led to Super Bowls and Michigan’s Big House

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Justin Dickens has made a few stops in his career in the sports information profession since graduating from Austin Peay State University, including two Super Bowl trips and his current job as associate director of public and media relations for the University of Michigan football team, but traces all of that back to his four years as a student assistant under current Govs Sports Information Director Brad Kirtley.

A 2003 bachelor of science degree in public relations graduate returned to Austin Peay for the first time in five years, October 26th, as he was honored in the Morgan University Center Ballroom as one of the two Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipients for 2013 by the university.

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Alumni Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

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