Topic: Chris Horton
Clarksville, TN – Although Austin Peay junior center Chris Horton was bypassed for Ohio Valley Conference honors—he was named first team by College Hoops Daily and second team by College Sports Madness—his 2014-15 season certainly left its mark and cannot be overlooked for multiple achievements by the lanky 6-8 Decatur, Georgia native.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Junior Tiasha Gray, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Gray took home adidas®/Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors after her 36-point, six-steal performance helped Austin Peay clinch the No. 7 seed on the regular season’s final day with a comeback win at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. She also was tabbed as CollegeSportsMadness.com OVC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her work against the Redhawks.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Cape Girardeau, MO – Southeast Missouri converted 14 three pointers and dominated the boards as it rolled past Austin Peay State University, 89-65, Saturday night, in OVC final regular-season action in the Show Me Center.
Austin Peay (8-21/3-12) vs. Southeast Missouri (12-16/6-9)
February 28th, 2015 | 6:00pm
Cape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay will close out the 2014-15 season when it travels to Southeast Missouri for a 6:00pm, Saturday, Ohio Valley Conference contest at the Show Me Center.
The contest will have little on the line for both teams. The Governors were eliminated from the OVC tourney race a week ago and SEMO earned the final spot in the OVC tournament, Thursday, without even playing.
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – On Senior Night, Austin Peay State University’s senior class rose to the occasion.
Forward Chris Freeman scored a career-high 24 points while Damarius Smith produced the go-ahead bucket with 40 seconds left and Ed Dyson sealed the contest in the closing seconds with free throws as Austin Peay defeated SIU Edwardsville, 64-61, Thursday night, in Ohio Valley Conference action in Dave Aaron Arena.
Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball play final home game against SIU Edwardsville Cougars, Thursday
Austin Peay (7-21/2-12) vs. SIU Edwardsville (12-14/8-7)
Thursday, February 26th, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay men’s basketball will recognize four seniors and one redshirt junior who will be playing their final home game, 7:00pm, Thursday, as the Govs play host to SIU Edwardsville, in a game to be televised by the American Sports Network from the Dunn Center.
APSU Sports Information
Richmond, KY – Stop if you have heard this before.
Austin Peay men’s basketball team rallies from a large second-half deficit, gets within striking distance, but is unable to pull off the come-from-behind victory.
That is what happened Monday night. The Govs rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit but could not find the offensive answers in the end as it fell to Eastern Kentucky, 76-64, the defending Ohio Valley Conference tournament champions, in Paul McBrayer Arena.
Austin Peay (7-20/2-11) vs. Eastern Kentucky (16-10/8-5)
Monday, February 23rd, 2015 | 6:00pm CT
Richmond, KY – Officially eliminated from Ohio Valley Conference post-season competition, Austin Peay State University now will attempt to play conference spoiler during the season’s final week. First up will be Eastern Kentucky, 6:00pm, Monday, in Paul McBrayer Arena.
Austin Peay (7-19/2-10) vs. Murray State (23-4/13-0)
Saturday, February 21st, 2015 | 1:00pm CT
Murray, KY – After a week of battling uncertain winter weather, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will return to action 1:00pm, Saturday, to face Murray State in an Ohio Valley Conference contest to be televised by the CBS Sports Network from the CFSB Center.
Clarksville, TN – With his junior season winding down, Austin Peay men’s basketball standout Chris Horton is starting to pile up some impressive numbers, that by the end of his senior campaign may put him in the realm among some of the best to ever wear the Governors uniform.
This past weekend versus Tennessee Martin, Horton not only became the 33rd Austin Peay basketball player to score at least 1,000 points in a career, but just the seventh player all-time to have at least 750 rebounds to go with those points.
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