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APSU Men’s Basketball began Fall Practice Friday afternoon

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Sneakers squeaked across the Dunn Center floor Friday afternoon as Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team got its first fall practice session underway under the watchful eye of first-year head coach Matt Figger.

When your squad returns 14 percent of its scoring, 28 percent of its assists and 17 percent of its rebounding, you get to work and you hit the ground running.

Matt Figger held his first practice session Friday as the new Austin Peay Men's Basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Matt Figger held his first practice session Friday as the new Austin Peay Men’s Basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball’s Matt Figger and Dave Loos take part in Coaches vs. Cancer event

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger was part of a panel of coaches supporting the American Cancer Society at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball head coach Matt Figger took part in supporting the American Cancer Society at Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off event. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball head coach Matt Figger took part in supporting the American Cancer Society at Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off event. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball to play in 2017 NIT Season Tip-Off

 

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APSU Men's BasketballBrooklyn, NY – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will participate in the NIT Season Tip-Off, November 10th-19th, 2017, hosting two games and traveling for two contests as part of the 32nd iteration of the event.

The Governors will travel to Vanderbilt, November 10th, to open the event against a Commodore squad that advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. It will be the Govs third meeting with the Commodores since 2013.

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APSU Baseball falls at Vanderbilt, 8-4

 

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APSU BaseballNashville, TN –  Austin Peay State University’s baseball senior first baseman Dre Gleason hit a solo home run but the Governors could not overcome an early deficit in an 8-4 nonconference loss to Vanderbilt, Tuesday night at Hawkins Field.

Vanderbilt (27-17) proved opportunistic as it scored in each of the game’s first four innings. The Commodores capitalized on four walks and hit batsman in those opening frames, scoring four of those free passes while building a 6-1 lead after four innings.

Austin Peay Baseball senior Dre Gleason hits his 11th home run of the season Thursday night at Vanderbilt Commodores. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball senior Dre Gleason hits his 11th home run of the season Thursday night at Vanderbilt Commodores. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball heads to Nashville to face Vanderbilt Commodores

 

Austin Peay (20-21, 11-12 OVC) at Vanderbilt (26-17, 10-10 SEC)

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Hawkins Field

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – With its surging offense in tow, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will get a finals week test when it meets Vanderbilt in a 7:00pm, Tuesday contest at Hawkins Field in Nashville.

The Govs bats pounded out 52 runs during last week’s four games while posting a .365 batting average and hitting eight home runs.

Austin Peay Baseball takes on Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball takes on Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball bounces back for 8-5 win over UT Martin

 

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APSU BaseballMartin, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball pitcher Alex Robles hit for the cycle and right fielder Chase Hamilton‘s three-run home run provided the game securing runs as the Governors bounced back to win a 8-5 contest against UT Martin in the second half of a doubleheader at Skyhawk Field.

Austin Peay (20-21, 11-12 OVC) entered the seventh inning holding a 5-4 lead and starting pitcher Alex Robles led off the frame with a triple that eluded the right fielder’s glove.

APSU Baseball pitcher Alex Robles shines in Governors victory over UT Martin Skyhawks Satuday night. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Baseball pitcher Alex Robles shines in Governors victory over UT Martin Skyhawks Satuday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Baseball loses 10-8 to late UT Martin Rally

 

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APSU BaseballMartin, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team used a trio of eighth-inning home runs to build a four-run lead but could not hold on in a 10-8 walkoff loss to UT Martin, Saturday, in game one of a Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader at Skyhawk Field.

A nip-and-tuck contest seemingly turned Austin Peay’s (19-21, 10-12 OVC) way in the eighth inning. With the game tied 4-4 entering the frame, designated hitter Brett Newberg drove a 1-2 pitch over the wall in left center to give the Govs the lead.

UT Martin Skyhawks score 6 runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat Austin Peay Baseball 10-8 Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

UT Martin Skyhawks score 6 runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat Austin Peay Baseball 10-8 Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Vanderbilt Commodores beat Tennessee Vols, 67-56

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TNRobert Hubbs III scored 16 points, including the 1,000th of his Tennessee career, as the Vols fell to Vanderbilt 67-56 on Wednesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Admiral Schofield added 11 points and Grant Williams recorded his second double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds, but a slow start and inefficient shooting prevented the Volunteers (15-13, 7-8 SEC) from climbing back into the game.

Jeff Roberson led the Commodores (14-14, 8-7 SEC) with 15 points, shooting 5-of-10 from the floor. Nolan Cressler scored 11 points, including three key second-half 3-pointers.

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) dunks the ball against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Mandatory (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers guard Robert Hubbs III (3) dunks the ball against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Mandatory (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols take on Vanderbilt Commodores at Thompson-Boling Area, Wednesday

 

Tennessee (15-12/7-7 SEC) vs. Vanderbilt (14-13/7-7 SEC)

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 | 5:31pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – In a matchup of two teams separated by a single spot in the RPI top 50 and situated firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble, Tennessee plays host to in-state foe Vanderbilt on Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 5:30pm CT on SEC Network.

Both the Vols (15-12, 7-7 SEC) and Commodores (14-13, 7-7 SEC) enter the regular season’s penultimate week coming off of wins. UT snapped a two-game skid on Saturday, picking up a 90-70 win over Missouri behind 25 points from freshman Grant Williams and 21 points from senior Robert Hubbs III. Meanwhile, Vanderbilt grabbed a 71-62 victory over then-No. 21 South Carolina in Nashville.

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Tennessee Vols take on Missouri Tigers Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee (14-12/6-7 SEC) vs. Missouri (7-17/2-10 SEC)

Saturday, February 18th, 2017 | 12:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee returns to Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday, taking on Missouri in a 12:00pm CT tip on SEC Network.

Both teams come into Saturday’s contest looking to get back on the right track. The Vols (14-12, 6-7 SEC) have dropped two straight contests, suffering its most recent defeat at No. 13 Kentucky, 83-58, on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the Tigers (7-18, 2-11 SEC) are looking to return to their winning ways after falling to Alabama on Wednesday night, 57-54.

Tennessee Men's Basketball's Saturday tip-off against Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena is slated for 12:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball’s Saturday tip-off against Missouri at Thompson-Boling Arena is slated for 12:00pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department)

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