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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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APSU Basketball takes down #1 seed Belmont Bruins in OT, advance to OVC Championship Game

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – The Miracle on 4th Avenue continued Friday night. Craig Bradshaw’s tip in as time evaporated in overtime was disallowed as No. 8 seed Austin Peay shocked No. 1 seed Belmont, 97-96, in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament semifinals.

The Govs will advance to the OVC championship game for the first time since losing to Morehead State in double overtime in the 2009 title contest.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball defeats Belmont Bruins 97-96 overtime to advance to the OVC Championship Game. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball defeats Belmont Bruins 97-96 overtime to advance to the OVC Championship Game. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball looks to continue OVC Tournament run against Belmont Bruins tonight

 

Austin Peay (16-17/7-9) vs. Belmont (20-10/12-4)

Friday, March 4th, 2016 | 6:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s stay in the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference tournament has seen the No. 8 seed Governors take down both the No. 5 and No. 4 seeds, Tennessee Tech and Tennessee State, respectively.

If the APSU Govs improbable run is to continue to the league championship game, they will have to take out No. 1 seed Belmont, 6:30pm, Friday, March 4th at Municipal Auditorium.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball takes on Belmont tonight in OVC Tournament semifinals. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball roars back from 19 down to beat Tennessee State 74-72 in OVC Tournament

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University rallied from a 19-point second-half to deficit stun No. 4 seeded Tennessee State, 74-72, Thursday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament in Municipal Auditorium. It was one of the most remarkable comebacks in APSU Governors basketball history.

The victory vaults the Governors into Friday’s tourney semifinals against No. 1 seed Belmont, 6:30pm.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball upsets Tennessee State Thursday night to advance to OVC Tournament semifinals. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball upsets Tennessee State Thursday night to advance to OVC Tournament semifinals. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball takes on Tennessee State in OVC Tournament play tonight

 

Austin Peay (15-17/7-9 OVC) vs. Tennessee State (20-9/11-5 OVC)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – After Austin Peay vanquished one higher seed in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, Wednesday night, the Governors have their sights set on another when they play Tennessee State, 6:00pm, Thursday, in Municipal Auditorium.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball looks for second OVC Tournament win when they play Tennessee State tonight. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball looks for second OVC Tournament win when they play Tennessee State tonight. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball beats Tennessee Tech 92-72; Chris Horton dominates with 37 points, 21 rebounds

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Playing in his first Ohio Valley Conference tournament, senior center Chris Horton played like a man who wanted his college career to continue. Horton scored 37 points and grabbed 21 rebounds as No. 8 seed Austin Peay State University stunned No. 5 seed Tennessee Tech, 92-72, Wednesday night in first-round tourney action in Municipal Auditorium.

The Governors now will face No. 4 seed Tennessee State, 6:00pm, Thursday, in the tourney quarterfinal action, also in Municipal Auditorium.

Austin Peay's Chris Horton scores 37 points to power Governors past Tennessee Tech, 92-72. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Chris Horton scores 37 points to power Governors past Tennessee Tech, 92-72. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball begins OVC Tournament against Tennessee Tech tonight

 

Austin Peay (14-17/7-9) vs. Tennessee Tech (19-10/11-5)

March 2nd, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – After playing the waiting game into the late hours Saturday, Austin Peay State University plans not to let the Ohio Valley Conference tournament opportunity slip from its grasp when it faces Tennessee Tech, 6:00pm, Wednesday, at Municipal Auditorium in the opening game of the men’s portion of the tournament.

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APSU’s Chris Horton named first-team All-OVC, Josh Robinson earns second-team honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TNChris Horton, who capped out off a landmark Austin Peay career with a superb senior season, has been named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference in a vote of league coaches and sports information directors. Meanwhile, sophomore guard Josh Robinson, who became Mr. Outside to Horton’s Mr. Inside, was named second-team All-OVC.

That was announced Tuesday by the OVC office.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Chris Horton finally gets a shot at postseason play, history

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the past four seasons Austin Peay basketball player Chris Horton has been one of the best players in Ohio Valley Conference history to not make the postseason, well that all changed February 27th with the Governors earning a spot in the postseason for the first time since the 2011-12 season.

Just how good has Horton been? Well, let’s start with his numbers for Austin Peay.

Heading into his first OVC Tournament game, Horton ranks 10th on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,615 points – just 11 points from tying Trenton Hassell for ninth place — and 30 points behind Anthony Davis for eighth place.

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