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APSU’s Dave Loos will return as head coach for Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – APSU basketball head coach Dave Loos, who led Austin Peay State University to a miracle run to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship, will return as Governors head coach for the 2016-17 season. That was announced Tuesday by APSU Athletics Director Ryan Ivey.

“We are excited to have Coach Loos returning for his 27th season,” said Ivey. “This season was an incredible and magical run, and I look forward to helping Coach Loos and his talented staff build upon the momentum to achieve future success.

Austin Peay's Dave Loos to stay on as APSU head basketball coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Dave Loos to stay on as APSU head basketball coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Josh Robinson selected OVC Player of Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBrentwood, TN – For the second straight week Austin Peay State University has a player named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week.

Sophomore guard Josh Robinson was named OVC Player of the Week after leading the Governors to an 84-77 victory against Wofford, Tuesday. It came a week after Chris Horton earned the distinction.

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APSU’s Chris Horton named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TNChris Horton, who averaged 32.5 points and 15 rebounds per game last week for Austin Peay State University’s basketball team, has been named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

The 6-8 senior center was named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference and Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week., Monday.

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Austin Peay State University’s Chris Horton earns OVC, Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNChris Horton, who authored one of greatest single-game performances in Austin Peay State University basketball history, has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference and Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week.

Horton converted 16-of-17 shots against Lipscomb, Sunday, to score a career-best 37 points to go with 13 rebounds—his ninth straight double-double and 10th this season. He made his first 14 shots before Lipscomb’s J.J. Butler blocked him from behind with 1:13 left in the game. Horton then finished with two slam dunks off passes from Khalil Davis.

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APSU Basketball’s Chris Horton left his mark for 2014-15 Governors

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, 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 Basketball's Chris Horton. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball’s Chris Horton. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Chris Horton quietly making a case to be among Govs all-time greats

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, 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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Chris Horton name APSU Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior center Chris Horton, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

In perhaps the best week of a stellar career, Horton averaged 23.0 points – equaling his career-best with 23 points in both games – alongside 14.5 boards and 2.5 blocks for the Govs. The 6-9 big man shot 50 percent from the floor (14-for-28) and 72 percent (18-for-25) from the free-throw line.

Against Morehead State, Horton became the first Gov since Derek Wright in 2008 to get to the free-throw line 20 times in a game – he hit 15 of those on the way to a 23-point, 11-rebound night against the Eagles.

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Instant Peay Play: Several former Govs, Lady Govs give fans something to follow until fall sports arrive

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – With the end of the NCAA Baseball World Series this week, another year of college sports officially comes to an end.

But that doesn’t mean Austin Peay State University fans don’t have anyone to follow, support and cheer for as the dog days of summer arrive, several former Governors and Lady Govs continue their sporting careers in the pros.

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APSU’s Chris Horton named OVC Freshman of the Year joins Travis Betran on OVC All-Newcomer team

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, 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.

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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball’s Chris Horton gets share of OVC Freshman of the Week honor for fifth straight week

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – For the fifth consecutive week, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball player Chris Horton has earned at least a share of Freshman of the Week honors from the Ohio Valley Conference.

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