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Austin Peay Governors need win at Eastern Kentucky Colonels to keep OVC Tournament hopes alive

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Eastern Kentucky

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 | 6:00pm (CT)
Richmond, KY | McBrayer Arena

Austin Peay State University GovernorsRichmond, 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.

 Austin Peay men's Basketball.

Austin Peay men’s Basketball.

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APSU Governors’ Anthony Campbell named OVC Player of Week; Chris Horton earns 8th OVC Freshman of the Week

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceClarksville, TN – Senior forward Anthony Campbell, who scored more than 20 points in each of Austin Peay State University’s road victories this weekend, has been named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week.

Meanwhile, teammate Chris Horton, who recorded double-doubles in each of the Governors road wins while also becoming APSU’s single-season blocked shots record holder, has been named OVC Freshman of the Week for the eighth time.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball's Anthony Campbell (left) and Chris Horton (right). (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Anthony Campbell (left) and Chris Horton (right). (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athlete of the Week Xiamar Richards

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Junior Xiamar Richards, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Richards broke her own school record in the 5000m indoor run at Saturday’s TSU Invitational with a 17:52.32 mark that placed her second. It’s the second-fastest mark in the Ohio Valley Conference this season and bettered her old mark by nearly seven-tenths of a second.

Austin Peay Athlete of the Week Xiamar Richards

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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball returns home to play Lipscomb Bisons

 

Lipscomb vs. Austin Peay Governors

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | 7:00pm
Dave Aaron Arena/Dave Loos Court | Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – After suffering through a turnover-plagued two-game losing streak, Austin Peay looks to bounce back when it plays host to Lipscomb, 7:00pm, Tuesday in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball’s Chris Horton gets share of OVC Freshman of the Week honor for fifth straight week

 

Written by Colby Wilson
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – For the fifth consecutive week, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball player Chris Horton has earned at least a share of Freshman of the Week honors from the Ohio Valley Conference.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball hits the road to take on the Arkansas State Red Wolves

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Arkansas State

December 16th, 2012 | Tipoff: 2:00pm
ASU Convocation Center | Jonesboro, AR

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJonesboro, AR – After week off for finals its back to the business of basketball for Austin Peay State University. The Govs will hit the road to face Arkansas State, 2:00pm, Sunday December 14th in the ASU Convocation Center.

The Governors business begins and ends with taking care of the basketball. APSU committed 28 turnovers in its 83-65 loss to Memphis-it was the third time this season the Govs committed 20 or more turnovers.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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OVC honors Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Travis Betran and Chris Horton

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – For the first time in a decade the Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week honor has gone to the same person for four straight weeks.

That player is Austin Peay State University 6-8 center Chris Horton, who averaged 14.5 points while shooting 82 percent from the floor this week in helping the Governors gain a split.

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