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Austin Peay State University Basketball’s Chris Horton named to Miami Heat’s summer league roster

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball standout Chris Horton‘s first shot at the pros will come with the Miami Heat.

Horton was announced as part of the Heat’s roster for the NBA Summer League in Orlando and Las Vegas. Horton and the Heat’s first game will be Saturday, July 2nd in Orlando.

Former APSU Basketball great Chris Horton heads to Orlando and Las Vegas as part of Miami Heat's summer league roster

Former APSU Basketball great Chris Horton heads to Orlando and Las Vegas as part of Miami Heat’s summer league roster

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Dre’Kalo Clayton joins APSU Governors Basketball for 2016-17 season

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team has added size and bulk along the frontline for the 2016-17 season with the signing of Dre’Kalo Clayton, from Northwest Mississippi Junior College.

The 6-6, 245-pound forward is expected to help provide an inside presence with the loss of senior center Chris Horton.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors graduating seniors accomplished much during their time

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department had 37 student-athletes receive their degrees in the May 7th spring commencement, with many leaving their marks in their respective sports and in the overall history of Governors athletics.

Two basketball players, Chris Horton and Tiasha Gray have been the face of the men’s and women’s basketball program the past four years.

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APSU has Thirty-seven athletes participate in Spring 2016 Commencement exercises

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Thirty-seven Austin Peay State University student-athletes participated in Spring Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

The following student-athletes, athletics alumni and departmental employees were bachelor’s degree candidates for the May 2016 Commencement (master’s candidates noted in parentheses).

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Austin Peay’s Chris Horton sweeps Men’s Awards at APSU Athletic Banquet

 

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Lidia Yanes Garcia named Outstanding Female Athlete, Track’s Breigh Jones chosen Female Legends

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNChris Horton, who punctuated a consummate basketball career with Ohio Valley Conference tournament most valuable player honors, has been chosen as both Austin Peay State University’s 2015-16 Outstanding Male Athlete as well as the Legends Award recipient as the most valuable male senior athlete.

Meanwhile, Lidia Yanes Garcia, who became the first women’s tennis player in OVC history to be named Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year in the same season, was named APSU’s Outstanding Female Athlete.

(L to R) APSU's Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) APSU’s Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Govs’ Chris Hortin invited to Portsmouth Basketball Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUPortsmouth, VA – Not only did Chris Horton‘s play as a senior, in particular his Ohio Valley Conference tournament Most Valuable Player performance, earn him nationwide attention, he also has caught the attention of professional scouts.

The 6-8 Horton has earned an invite to next week’s Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (P.I.T.), which will be played in front of representatives from all 30 NBA teams and from numerous international leagues.

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APSU’s Chris Horton named All-District by National Association of Basketball Coaches

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUKansas City, MOChris Horton, who propelled Austin Peay State University to a miracle run in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament and its first NCAA tourney appearance since 2008, has been named first-team All-District 19 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as selected by member coaches.

That was announced Friday by the NABC.

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APSU Governors Basketball season ends with loss to Kansas at NCAA Tournament

 

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APSU Baskeball GovsDes Moines, IA – APSU found out why Kansas is ranked No. 1 in the country, Thursday.

The Jayhawks used a 16-4 first-half run and were never headed as Austin Peay State University fell, 105-79, in South Region men’s basketball action played at the Wells Fargo Arena. The 31-4 Jayhawks will advance to play UConn in the Round of 32, Saturday.

Austin Peay Governors center Chris Horton (5) handles the ball against Kansas Jayhawks forward Landen Lucas (33) during the first half in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena. (Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors center Chris Horton (5) handles the ball against Kansas Jayhawks forward Landen Lucas (33) during the first half in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena. (Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Governors Basketball plays No. 1 Kansas Thursday in First Round of NCAA Tournament

 

Austin Peay (18-17/7-9 OVC) vs. Kansas (30-4/15-3 BIG 12)

Thursday, March 17th, 2016 |  3:00pm CT
DesMoines, IA | Wells Fargo Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUDes Moines, IA – Austin Peay State University’s magical late-season run has taken it west and if this Cinderella story is to continue the Governors hope Wells Fargo Arena becomes their “Field”, err, “Court of Dreams,” 3:00pm, Thursday, against No. 1 Kansas in first-round NCAA Regional action, to be broadcast by TNT.

Playing in their first NCAA tournament since 2008, the Governors enter Thursday’s game amidst a six-game winning streak, their longest win streak since the 2010-11 season.

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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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