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APSU Basketball holds off UT Martin for 72-70 Win

 

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APSU Men's BasketballMartin, TN – That was a close one. Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team weathered a power outage, several UT Martin onslaughts and a last-gasp shot at the buzzer to prevail in a 72-70 slugfest at the Elam Center, Saturday.

The hard-fought win keeps Austin Peay (12-5, 4-0 OVC) unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play, while UT Martin (5-10, 0-4) once more emerged as a hard-luck loser after surrendering late leads against both Southeast Missouri and Eastern Illinois last weekend.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball gets road victory over UT Martin, 72-70. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball gets road victory over UT Martin, 72-70. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball rolls past Southeast Missouri, 78-60

 

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APSU Men's BasketballCape Girardeau, MO – In their first road test in Ohio Valley Conference play, Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team passed with flying colors, soundly defeating Southeast Missouri in a 78-60 affair at the Show Me Center, Thursday, to remain unbeaten in league play.  

From the opening tip, a physical contest ensued, with the opening minutes devoted to both teams testing one another in the first of at least two meetings this season.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball get 78-60 road win over Southeast Missouri Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball get 78-60 road win over Southeast Missouri Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball takes down Morehead State, 81-67

 

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APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Another one. That’s about all you can say about Austin Peay State University men’s basketball right now. Another opponent. Another home game. Another Ohio Valley Conference contest.

Another win. The Govs broke out early and never looked back, dispatching Morehead State 81-67 in the Dunn Center to sweep the opening weekend of OVC play.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball forward Chris Porter-Bunton had 19 points in win over Morehead State at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball forward Chris Porter-Bunton had 19 points in win over Morehead State at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball dominates Eastern Kentucky at home, 93-75

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team wasted no time making a strong statement in Ohio Valley Conference play.

You don’t want to trifle with the Governors this year.

Behind exceptional shooting nights, including a career day from one of the newer faces on the roster, Austin Peay (9-5, 1-0 OVC) dispatched Eastern Kentucky (7-7, 0-1) in a wire-to-wire 93-75 victory in the Dunn Center.  

Austin Peay Men's Basketball sophomore guard Dayton Gumm scored 17 points in Thursday night win over Eastern Kentucky at the Dunn Center. (Robert Smith. APSU Athletics)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball sophomore guard Dayton Gumm scored 17 points in Thursday night win over Eastern Kentucky at the Dunn Center. (Robert Smith. APSU Athletics)

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APSU Basketball plays Arkansas tough in 76-65 loss

 

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APSU Men's BasketballFayetteville, AR – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball found that it more than measured up to Southeastern Conference competition, giving Arkansas all it could handle in a 76-65 defeat at Bud Walton Arena, Friday.

Austin Peay (8-5) battled to the end and got huge minutes from its reserves but Arkansas (9-3) made a late second-half push to down the Govs in both squads nonconference finales.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball goes toe to toe with Arkansas Friday night at Bud Walton Arena. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball goes toe to toe with Arkansas Friday night at Bud Walton Arena. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball beats Liberty 75-66 in St. Pete Shootout championship game

 

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APSU Men's BasketballSt. Petersburg, FL – Prior to Saturday, the last time Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team won six in a row, the sixth win brought a championship back to Clarksville.

So too did the Govs sixth straight win in 2018—maybe not an Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title, but it will do. For now.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball gets 75-66 win over Liberty Saturday at the St. Pete Shootout. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball gets 75-66 win over Liberty Saturday at the St. Pete Shootout. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball takes care of Campbell, 88-75

 

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APSU Men's BasketballSt. Petersburg, FL –  If you still want to doubt Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team after it earned its vengeance with an 88-75 win against Campbell, running its winning streak to five games, ask yourself this:

What will happen once the Governors are actually fully healthy?

Austin Peay Men's Basketball beats Campbell 88-75 at the St. Pete Shootout, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball beats Campbell 88-75 at the St. Pete Shootout, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Exam week turns into huge week for APSU Governors

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Normally exam week is a slow week in athletics, including for Austin Peay State University (APSU), but this past week was no normal week with several huge events occurring for the Governors over the past seven days.

Things got kicked off this pasted Monday, when three-time All-Ohio Valley Conference setter Kristen Stucker was named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I Women’s Volleyball First Team.

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APSU Men’s Basketball rolls past Purdue Fort Wayne 95-68 at Dunn Center

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – In a dominant performance, Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team controlled every aspect of the second half and turned a close contest into a lopsided affair in a 95-68 win against Purdue Fort Wayne, Saturday, in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball gets 95-68 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne at the Dunn Center, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball gets 95-68 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne at the Dunn Center, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball plays Purdue Fort Wayne at Dunn Center, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (5-4) vs. Purdue Fort Wayne (6-6)

Saturday, December 15h, 2018 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team finishes out the non-conference home schedule with a visit from Purdue Fort Wayne this Saturday–the first Division I foe to invade the Dunn Center in 2018-19. Tip off is at 4:00pm.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball takes on Purdue Fort Wayne at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball takes on Purdue Fort Wayne at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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