Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University sophomore center Chris Horton has been named the Men’s Basketball Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association after registering a pair of double-doubles in Ohio Valley Conference-opening weekend action.
Clarksville, TN – For the fifth time in the last six weeks, sophomore center Chris Horton, of Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Horton picked up two double-doubles in three games last week, averaging 14.3 points and 11.3 rebounds in three Govs victories. He also averaged four blocked shots and shot 17-of-30 (56.7 percent) from the floor.
Clarksville, TN – For the fourth time in the last five weeks, sophomore center Chris Horton, of Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
The Decatur, GA, native averaged 17.7 points and shot 70 percent from the field in the Govs final three pre-Christmas contests. He also earned his season’s sixth double-double with a 16-point, 10-rebound effort at Vanderbilt, Tuesday.
Clarksville, TN – Chris Horton, who shot more than 70 percent from the floor in averaging nearly 18 points per game last week in three Austin Peay State University basketball contests, has been named the Tennessee Sports Writers Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
That was announced Tuesday.
Lipscomb Bison vs. Austin Peay Governors
Thursday, December 19th, 2013 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball is coming off a heartbreaking 58-56 road defeat at Vanderbilt. The loss dropped APSU to 5-6 on the season.
Center Chris Horton, the OVC Player of the Week for last week’s performance against Liberty, continued his strong play against Vanderbilt, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. It was his second straight double-double and sixth overall this season.
Clarksville, TN – For the third time in the last four weeks, sophomore center Chris Horton, of Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Horton racked up his season’s fifth double-double in the Govs 77-71 win against Liberty, Saturday, at the Dunn Center. The Decatur, GA, native scored 21 points – his season’s second 20-point outburst – and pulled down 11 rebounds along with four blocked shots in the victory.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Vanderbilt Commodores
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball will head to Vanderbilt to play the Commodores for the first time since the 2007-08 season opener, an 81-67 Governors defeat, November 10th, 2007.
APSU is 1-13 all-time against Vandy.
Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Chris Horton becoming a force on both ends of the Basketball Court
Clarksville, TN – As a freshman last season, Chris Horton made a splash for the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team as a big-time shot blocker and solid rebounder, but still a work in progress as a scorer.
But the 2012-13 Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year has stepped up his game as a sophomore showing he can be a force on both ends of the court.
Brentwood, TN – Chris Horton, who became the first conference player to block 100 or more shots since 1996-97, has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year.
In addition, Horton and Govs’ leading scorer Travis Betran were been named to the OVC All-Newcomer team. The OVC post-season basketball honors were announced Tuesday by the league office after a vote of league coaches and sports information directors.
Clarksville, TN – Chris Horton, who became only the fourth player in league history to record 100 single-season blocked shots, has been named Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week.
It is the ninth time this season—the second most in OVC history—the Decatur, GA, native claimed the weekly freshman award.
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