Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University held its Spring Commencement ceremonies, May 8th at the Dunn Center, with 43 Governors and Lady Govs athletes not only picking up their respective degrees, but also leaving a legacy of success during their time on campus.
The 42 graduating athletes represented 12 of 14 teams at Austin Peay, with only the women’s cross country and tennis teams not having any team member graduate this spring.
Clarksville, 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.
Austin Peay (8-16/5-6) vs. Eastern Illinois (8-16/5-6)
Thursday, February 12th, 2015 | 7:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN – For the first time in conference play during 2015, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team finds itself needing a win to get back to .500 and continue its march toward the postseason when the Lady Govs host Eastern Illinois, 7:30pm, Thursday, at the Dunn Center.
Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball starts five game home stand Wednesday facing Morehead State Eagles
Austin Peay (7-13/2-4) vs. Morehead State (9-13/4-3)
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – After collecting that elusive road victory, Austin Peay men’s basketball team will attempt to build momentum as it plays its next five games at home.
The Governors will play host to Morehead State, 7:00pm, Wednesday, in an important OVC contest for both clubs. The Govs enter the contest 2-4 in OVC play after claiming a 56-52 decision, Saturday, at Eastern Illinois.
Instant Peay Play: Brianne Alexander’s quick start helps spark APSU Lady Govs basketball resent surge
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball player Brianne Alexander may have had to sit out the first half of the season for the Lady Govs basketball team with an injury, but her return to action has helped spark the team to a strong start in Ohio Valley Conference play.
Alexander, a 6-foot-1 freshman center from Smyrna, TN, missed the first 12 games of the regular season after tearing the meniscus in her knee – with the Lady Govs going 3-9 over that stretch.
APSU Governors Basketball loses to Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational
Austin Peay Sports Information
Las Vegas, NV – Stephen F. Austin advanced to the third round of last March’s NCAA basketball tournament. Austin Peay State University found out why Friday.
The Lumberjacks, who return most of their players from a 32-winn 2013-14 team, shot 63 percent from the floor while limiting the Governors to only 42 percent shooting as APSU fell 83-62 in the upper division title game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational.
Clarksville High Wildcats pull away late versus Clarksville Academy Cougars for 29-22 victory at Basketball Jamboree
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s boys basketball team outscored Clarksville Academy 9-1 over the final 3:11, Thursday, November 6th in the APSU Dunn Center in the Montgomery County High School Basketball Jamboree, to pull away for a 29-22 victory.
The Cougars took their final lead of the game, 21-20, on two free throws by Ian Campbell with 3:36 left in the scrimmage, but the Wildcats followed by putting together its best run of the game in scoring six straight points to take the lead for good.
Clarksville, TN – Northeast High School had to hold off a late charge by the Kenwood High School Knights, Thursday, November 6th at the Dunn Center in the Montgomery County High School Basketball Jamboree, to come away with a 30-26 victory.
The Eagles led by double figures late in the opening quarter and still by as many as seven points, 24-17, with 2:23 left in their matchup, but would see the Knights close to as close as two points – with just under one minutes left in the scrimmage.
Clarksville, TN – Rossview High School boys basketball team held West Creek to just four points over the final 7:28, Thursday, November 6th at the Dunn Center in the Montgomery County High School Basketball Jamboree, for a 27-17 victory over the West Creek High School Coyotes.
A bucket by West Creek’s Adam Wendell gave the Coyotes a 13-12 lead, with 7:28 left in their scrimmage, but a three-point field goal by Rossview’s Javon Vaughn started a 8-0 run over the next 2:22 to give the Hawks an 20-13 advantage.
Clarksville, TN – Northwest High School’s boys basketball team got out to a 13-2 lead over Montgomery Central High School,Thursday November 6th at the Dunn Center in the Montgomery County High School Basketball Jamboree, on their way to a 28-22 victory versus the Indians.
JaRyan Young and Mayrel Randolph would spark the quick start for the Vikings, with Randolph scoring four of the first six points by Northwest – in the first 1:29 of the matchup – while Young scored six points, including the final four points to give them the 13-2 advantage.
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