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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s John Murry off to great senior season for Basketball Govs

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – As a junior transfer last year, Austin Peay State University guard/forward John Murry was a role player for the Governors during their NCAA Tournament season, but eight games into his senior campaign Murry has elevated his game into one of the Govs’ leading offensive weapons, as Ohio Valley Conference play nears.

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APSU Basketball’s rally comes up short in 103-99 loss to Fort Wayne

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Governors are going to put up lots of points against just about anybody.

Austin Peay hit 12 of its final 13 shots from the floor to push visiting Fort Wayne to the limit in a 103-99 loss, Wednesday, in the Dunn Center that featured a 60-point second-half outburst by the Governors.

APSU Men's Basketball loses Wednesday night to Fort Wayne at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Men’s Basketball loses Wednesday night to Fort Wayne at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Eighth consecutive GSR improvement for APSU Athletics

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Austin Peay State University’s athletics department received its annual NCAA graduation success rate report, Tuesday, which included the current federal graduation rates for each of the department’s 13 sports.

According to the NCAA’s graduation success rate (GSR), Austin Peay’s athletics department saw 82 percent of its students who entered college in 2009 graduate within six years. It is the eighth consecutive year Austin Peay has shown improvement in its graduation success rate.

Austin Peay's Athletics Department saw their graduation success rate improve from 79 percent to 82 percent in this year's NCAA graduation success rate report. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Athletics Department saw their graduation success rate improve from 79 percent to 82 percent in this year’s NCAA graduation success rate report. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans head to Indianapolis Colts, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (5-5) vs. Indianapolis Colts (4-5)

Sunday, November 20th, 2016 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Indianapolis, IN | Lucas Oil Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-5) play their first of two consecutive road games, traveling to face the division-rival Indianapolis Colts (4-5). Kickoff at Lucas Oil Stadium (capacity 63,000) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, November 20th.

The Titans and Colts are each hoping to gain ground or at minimum keep pace with the first-place Houston Texans, who lead the AFC South with a record of 6-3. The Texans travel to Mexico City this week to play the Oakland Raiders on Monday night.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Higher Education Commission releases statement on ITT Technical Institute Closure

 

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has announced it is working to assist students of ITT Technical Institute with information and resources following the school’s announcement that it is closing.

Students with questions regarding the closure can contact THEC at 615.741.5293. Additionally, THEC has posted information on its website for students at www.tn.gov/thec, along with an online form that students can complete to receive email updates.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission to work with students of ITT Technical Institute.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission to work with students of ITT Technical Institute.

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Former APSU Track Star Breigh Jones an NCAA Woman of the Year conference honoree

 

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APSU Women's Track and Field - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University, APSU track and field standout Breigh Jones has been selected as one of two Ohio Valley Conference nominees for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

A Memphis native, Jones is one of 141 female student-athletes designated as a conference honoree, joining Belmont distance runner Hannah Wittman as an OVC nominee.  She is one of 54 Division I athletes up for the honor.

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APSU Governors athletics teams continue NCAA APR improvement

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Ten of Austin Peay State University’s 14 intercollegiate athletic teams improved or posted a perfect score in the most recent release NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate, Wednesday.

Last week, the NCAA released its public recognition awards which are presented annually to those programs that post the top marks in their respective sport-groups. Austin Peay saw its women’s cross country, women’s golf and women’s volleyball teams recognized as each scored a perfect 1000 Academic Progress Rate.

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Three APSU Governors squads receive recognition from NCAA

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – Showing continued improvement in the classroom, Austin Peay State University’s athletics department saw three teams receive public recognition from the NCAA for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport, Wednesday.

For the first time in its history, the APSU women’s cross country team received a public recognition honor. The APSU volleyball team earned its second public recognition in the NCAA and third in his career. In addition, the Austin Peay women’s golf team received recognition for a fourth consecutive year.

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CBS “Bridge Show” to feature APSU Basketball live Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will be featured live from the Governors locker room, Saturday afternoon, in the CBS College basketball “Bridge Show” between the two Big 10 semifinals.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball will be featured in the CBS "Bridge Show" live Saturday afternoon. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball will be featured in the CBS “Bridge Show” live Saturday afternoon. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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UT Lady Vols Basketball begin SEC Tournament against Arkansas Razorbacks

 

#7 Tennessee (17-12/8-8 SEC) vs. #10 Arkansas (12-17/7-9 SEC)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 | 6:01pm ET/5:01pm CT
Jacksonville, FL | Veterans Memorial Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The No. 7 Lady Vols (17-12, 8-8 SEC) will open up the SEC Tournament with a matchup against No. 10 Arkansas (12-17, 7-9 SEC) at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville on Thursday at 6:00pm ET/5:00pm CT on SEC Network and available via WatchESPN.

The state of Florida and city of Jacksonville are hosting their first-ever SEC women’s tourney. This marks the 31st meeting between these schools, their third bout this season, but the very first time they have played one another in the SEC Tournament.

Tennessee enters Thursday’s game with a 75-19 (.806) all-time record in the previous 36 years of the SEC Tournament.

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