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Murray State Racers hold off Morehead State to make it to OVC Tournament Championship game

 

Murray State Sports Information

Murray State RacersNashville, TN – The Murray State Racers advanced to the finals of the Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball championship Friday with an 80-77 win over the Morehead State Eagles at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Racers (27-4) have a date in the OVC title game Saturday at 6:00pm Central Time on ESPN2. MSU meets the Belmont Bruins who scored a 53-52 win over the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in the second semifinal.

MSU extended the nation’s second-longest winning streak to 25 and also extended the OVC record.

However, this was no ordinary win for the Racers who haven’t lost since Thanksgiving.

Murray State Men's Basketball escapes Morehead State to advance to OVC Tournament Championship. (OVC)

Murray State Men’s Basketball escapes Morehead State to advance to OVC Tournament Championship. (OVC)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball’s Tiasha Gray named OVC Defensive Player of the Year

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University junior guard Tiasha Gray has been named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-OVC by a vote of conference coaches and sports information, announced at Tuesday night’s Celebration of Women’s Basketball at the Sheraton Music City.

The Clarksville native becomes the first Austin Peay player to earn Defensive Player of the Year honors since the award’s inception following the 2008-09 season.

Austin Peay's Tiasha Gray named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-OVC Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Tiasha Gray named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-OVC Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Tennis picked eighth in OVC preseason rankings

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team was picked eighth in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason rankings list by a vote of the conference head coaches, released Thursday by the conference office.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball head to Nashville to face SIU Edwardsville at OVC Tournament

 

No. 7 Austin Peay vs. No. 2 SIU Edwardsville

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 | 2:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time since the 2011-12 season, Austin Peay State University finds itself continuing on into the postseason, where the seventh-seeded Lady Govs will square off against second-seed SIU Edwardsville, 2:00pm, Wednesday, in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville.

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APSU Tennis’ Dimitar Ristovski and Aleksas Tverijonas named to OVC preseason Top 10

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBrentwood, TN – Two Govs were ranked among the top 10 players and Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team was picked to place third in the Ohio Valley Conference preseason men’s team and player rankings, released Thursday.

Austin Peay Governors Dimitar Ristovski and Aleksas Tverijonas make OVC preseason Top 10. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Dimitar Ristovski and Aleksas Tverijonas make OVC preseason Top 10. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs come in fifth at OVC Indoor Championships

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCharleston, IL – The Ohio Valley Conference is a tough conference. That was evident in the results of Saturday’s OVC Championships.

Austin Peay State University finished fifth out of the 10 schools, scoring 82 points to place just behind Eastern Kentucky, which had 88. Eastern Illinois (132.5 points) took home the title, followed by Tennessee State (101) and Southeast Missouri (98.5).

Austin Peay junior Breigh Jones took home the gold medal in the 400m dash. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior Breigh Jones took home the gold medal in the 400m dash. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field has Solid opening day at OVC Championships

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCharleston, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team finds itself with some ground to make up following a Day One showing at the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships that finds the Lady Govs in sixth place.

Austin Peay Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball ends season at Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay (8-21/3-12) vs. Southeast Missouri (12-16/6-9)

February 28th, 2015 | 6:00pm
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay will close out the 2014-15 season when it travels to Southeast Missouri for a 6:00pm, Saturday, Ohio Valley Conference contest at the Show Me Center.

The contest will have little on the line for both teams. The Governors were eliminated from the OVC tourney race a week ago and SEMO earned the final spot in the OVC tournament, Thursday, without even playing.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball take on Southeast Missouri Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Basketball closes regular season at Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay (9-19/6-9) at Southeast Missouri (10-17/3-11)

Saturday, February 28th, 2015 | 3:30pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCape Girardeau, MO – With the OVC Tournament looming next week, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team has one final tune-up when it travels to Southeast Missouri, Saturday, for a 3:30pm contest against the Redhawks.

More will be on the line than just the final dress rehearsal for the tournament.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball play final home game against SIU Edwardsville Cougars, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (7-21/2-12) vs. SIU Edwardsville (12-14/8-7)

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay men’s basketball will recognize four seniors and one redshirt junior who will be playing their final home game, 7:00pm, Thursday, as the Govs play host to SIU Edwardsville, in a game to be televised by the American Sports Network from the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball play final home game of the season, Thursday, against SIUE. (APSU Sports Information)

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