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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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APSU Governors Basketball rallies late to defeat Southeast Missouri; secures OVC Tournament berth

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Freshman forward Chris Porter-Bunton scored a career-best 14 points, including three straight late-game baskets, as Austin Peay State University rallied to defeat Southeast Missouri, 83-75, Saturday night, in Ohio Valley Conference basketball action in Dave Aaron Arena and helped propel the Governors into next week’s OVC tournament in Nashville.

Austin Peay Senior Night. (L to R) Director of Athletics Ryan Ivey, manager Hayden McClain, Khalil Davis, Chris Horton, Men's Basketball coach Dave Loos. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Senior Night. (L to R) Director of Athletics Ryan Ivey, manager Hayden McClain, Khalil Davis, Chris Horton, Men’s Basketball coach Dave Loos. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball hosts Southern Missouri with Tournament hopes on the line

 

Austin Peay (13-17/6-9) vs. Southeast Missouri (5-21/2-13)

Saturday, February 27th, 2016 | 6:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – It all comes down to one game…or maybe not. It may come down to one game and waiting around.

It also may come to waiting and rushing away exalted. It may come down to waiting and waiting and walking away with heads bowed.

That is the position Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team is in as it heads to the final day of the Ohio Valley Conference season.

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APSU Governors Basketball keeps OVC Tourney hopes alive with 80-75 win over SIU Edwardsville

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUEdwardsville, IL – Leave it to the freshmen to keep alive the Austin Peay State University seniors’ hopes for a possible Ohio Valley Conference tournament berth.

Freshmen scored the final seven points—all at the free-throw line—as Austin Peay defeated SIU Edwardsville, 80-75, Thursday night, in OVC basketball action.

Austin Peay's Jared Savage scored 11 points against SIUE in his first college start. (Athlete’s Eye)

Austin Peay’s Jared Savage scored 11 points against SIUE in his first college start. (Athlete’s Eye)

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APSU Governors Basketball travels to SIU Edwardsville needing win to stay in OVC Tournament hunt

 

Austin Peay (12-17/5-9) vs. SIU Edwardsville (6-21/3-12)

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 | 7:00pm CT
Edwardsville, IL | Vadalabene Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team enters the weekend no longer in position to control its own destiny as far as a possible Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearance is concerned.

The Governors and Eastern Kentucky are tied for eighth (and the final OVC Tournament spot) at 5-9 with two games to play.

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