Topic: Jerome Clyburn
Clarksville, TN – From the time his high school basketball playing days came to an end five years ago, Austin Peay men’s basketball point guard Jeremy Purvis has had to shown a persistence, determination and sometimes even patience to keep his playing career going; and this season has been no different.
Purvis, who played locally at Northeast High School, was starter and three-point shooting specialist for the Eagles in its two trips to the TSSAA State Tournament.
Clarksville, TN – First it was Midnight Magic to greet the start of basketball practice October 15th and then later it was Reigning Red.
But with the change in NCAA men’s rules to basically mirror the women’s side, October 15th is no longer the starting date for college basketball practice start.
Clarksville, TN – A record 1,222 students were conferred degrees, Friday, as Austin Peay State University held its 84th Spring Commencement in the Dunn Center and 49 of those were Govs and Lady Govs student-athletes.
The morning commencement saw students earn degrees from the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Science and Mathematics and the School of Technology and Public Management will participate in commencement.
Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball fortifies backcourt adding Fred Garmon as new Point Guard
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball continued to fortify its backcourt by adding 5-11 point guard Fred Garmon, who played the last two seasons at Mineral Area Junior College in Park Hills, MO.
As a freshman, the Kennett, Mo., native averaged 7.1 points per game along 4.3 assists and 2.1 steals at Mineral Area. A torn meniscus interrupted his sophomore season and then shortly after returning, he incurred a deep bone bruise to the same knee when he collided with an opponent. Although his overall numbers shrank (4.9 ppg, 4.0 apg in 14 games), he still was able to help lead the Cardinals to a 26-8 record, a Region XVI title as well as a berth in the 2013 NJCAA National Tournament.
Clarksville, TN – One Austin Peay State University basketball player has elected to forgo the remainder of his basketball career to pursue his educational goals while two other Governors have chosen to leave the program to pursue other basketball opportunities.
UT Martin vs. Austin Peay Governors
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 | 7:30pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will wrap up the 2012-13 season, 7:30pm, Saturday when it plays host to UT Martin.
Saturday’s game will be the final in the star-crossed careers of Anthony Campbell and Jerome Clyburn, both fifth-year seniors.
Southeast Missouri vs. Austin Peay Governors
Thursday, February 28th, 2013 | 7:30pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay men’s basketball team will enter this weekend in an extremely unfamiliar territory. One of the OVC’s most successful programs for nearly the last three decades will not be playing for an OVC tournament seed.
The Governors strictly will be playing for pride and building for the future when they play Southeast Missouri, 7:00pm, Thursday, and UT Martin, 7:30pm, Saturday.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University students and fans are invited to take advantage of multiple promotions at the Govs and Lady Govs final home basketball games, to include free t-shirts, free food for students and discounted tickets for APSU alumni.
When the Lady Govs host Belmont, 7:00pm, Wednesday, the first 300 Austin Peay students can take part in free food available on the Dunn Center second floor. It also is the final night of the Greek Challenge with the grand prize of $500.00 going to the Greek Organization with the highest percentage in attendance. Sigma Phi Epsilon has captured the single-game prize at the each of the first three Greek Challenge nights.
Lynchburg, VA – Overtime and Austin Peay State University basketball just don’t mix.
After Travis Betran’s long three pointer tied the game and the Govs defense denied Liberty at regulation’s end, the Governors year-long free-throw shooting woes caught up with them in overtime as Liberty held off APSU, 79-73, in the ESPN Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters contest at the Vines Center.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Eastern Kentucky
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 | 6:00pm (CT)
Richmond, KY – After a weekend that more than teased the Austin Peay State University basketball faithful, the Governors face the cold hard reality.
For their streak to reach 29 straight years participating in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, the Govs must win their final three OVC contests.
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