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APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos officially retired, Monday

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An era of unprecedented success at Austin Peay came to a close this morning.

After 27 years on the sidelines, Dave Loos has called it a career as Austin Peay men’s basketball coach, bringing to an end a tenure marked by integrity, ingenuity and achievement.

“The takeaway for me today is how proud I am of the things we accomplished,” Loos said during Monday’s press conference. “The thing I’m celebrating is that we helped make a lot of young people better. We helped them better themselves in the classroom. The game-changer is a college degree, and that’s the thing we really emphasized—getting the diploma and growing as a person.”

Austin Peay Men's Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball coach Dave Loos officially announces retirement during Monday press conference at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Dave Loos’ legacy unparalleled in Govs history

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will be holding a press conference March 6th at the Dunn Center – on the court that bears his name — to not only announce the retirement of long-time head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos, but to also celebrate one of the greatest legacy’s any coach at any Ohio Valley Conference institution.

For the last 27 years, Loos has patrolled the sidelines of basketball courts in the OVC accumulating an all-time conference best 421 victories, over 100 wins more than the prior all-time win’s leader Cal Luther – who finished with 319 victories in 1999.

APSU Head Basketball Coach Dave Loos

APSU Head Basketball Coach Dave Loos

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APSU names Tearra Banks Athlete of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team senior center Tearra Banks has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Banks led Austin Peay to a pair of victories to clinch an Ohio Valley Conference Tournament berth, averaging 14.5 points and 10.5 rebounds against UT Martin and Southeast Missouri—she hit 59.1 percent (13-for-22) from the floor and tallied two blocks during the week, placing her among the top-10 in APSU history. She capped the regular season with a 21-point, 13-rebound effort at Southeast Missouri.

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball loses to UT Martin in OVC Tournament

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – The 2016-17 season came to an end for Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team after a 59-43 loss to UT Martin, Thursday, in the Municipal Auditorium.

The Governors finish the season with a 14-16 record – the most wins since 2010-11.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball falls 59-43 to UT Martin Skyhawks Thursday in first round of OVC Tournament in Nashville, TN. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball falls 59-43 to UT Martin Skyhawks Thursday in first round of OVC Tournament in Nashville, TN. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball coach Dave Loos announces retirement

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will hold an 11:00am, Monday, press conference to celebrate the career of Dave Loos, who will announce his retirement after 27 years as head men’s basketball coach—including 16 as athletics director.

‘The Dean of Ohio Valley Conference basketball coaches’, Loos walks away following a storied career which included a league-record 421 victories, five OVC Coach of the Year honors and nine total OVC titles, including four OVC Tournament wins.

Austin Peay Basketball head coach Dave Loos to retire. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Basketball head coach Dave Loos to retire. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball face UT Martin Skyhawks in OVC Tournament first round

 

Austin Peay vs. UT Martin

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team will play in it’s third consecutive Ohio Valley Conference Tournament appearance when it faces UT Martin at 1:000pm in opening round action at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium.

It will be APSU’s 23rd postseason trip dating back to 1982.

2017 OVC Basketball Tournament

2017 OVC Basketball Tournament

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APSU’s Tearra Banks named 2016-17 OVC Player of the Year

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityBrentwood, TN –  Tearra Banks challenged herself in the offseason entering her final season at Austin Peay State University, gaining motivation to get in shape and become a full-time impact player. She logged countless hours conditioning, knowing this would be her year to develop into a leader and role model.

The transformation from then to now is evident. Banks has been nearly unstoppable throughout this season, averaging 19.3 points and eight rebounds per game, while ranking among the NCAA Division I elite in field goal percentage (60.5 percent) and field goals made (231).

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APSU Women’s Basketball beats UT Martin, clinches OVC Tournament spot

 

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APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team punched its ticket to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament with a 74-64 victory over Southeast Missouri, Saturday, in the Show Me Center.

APSU is the No. 5 seed and will face UT Martin, 1:00pm, Thursday, in the opening round from Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball heads to Nashville Thursday to play UT Martin in OVC Tournament first round action. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball heads to Nashville Thursday to play UT Martin in OVC Tournament first round action. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Basketball finishes season at Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay (10-19/6-9 OVC) at Southeast Missouri (14-16/9-6 OVC)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 | 4:15pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team brings the 2016-17 season to a close with a trip to Southeast Missouri for a 4:15pm tipoff, Saturday, in the Show Me Center.

The Govs are hoping to spoil Southeast Missouri’s home finale, Saturday. The Govs seek their second straight win in the Show Me Center and want to send out seniors Kenny Jones, John Murry and Assane Diop on a high note. 

Austin Peay Men's Basketball looks to end season strong at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball looks to end season strong at Southeast Missouri, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball looks to secure OVC Tournament bid at Southeast Missouri

 

Austin Peay (13-15/7-8 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (13-15/7-8 OVC)

Saturday, February 25th, 2017 | 2:00pm CT
Cape Girardeau, MO | Show Me Center

APSU Women's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team completes its regular season schedule, 2:00pm, Saturday at Southeast Missouri, with a win guaranteeing a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament field.

The Governors (13-15, 7-8 OVC) enter the final weekend in a five-way tie for fourth place, with the top eight teams advancing to the tourney beginning on March 1st.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball finishes regular season at Southeast Missouri with OVC Tournament in sight. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball finishes regular season at Southeast Missouri with OVC Tournament in sight. (APSU Sports Information)

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