Topic: Rick Byrd
Clarksville, TN - The Austin Peay basketball team travels down I-24 for a key OVC match-up with Belmont at the Curb Event Center, Saturday at 4:00pm CT. The Govs are seeking their second straight road win.
Nashville, TN - Words won’t do it justice. In a game befitting the drama of championship week, Belmont University men’s basketball defeated Murray State, 70-68, in overtime to claim the 2013 OVC Men’s Basketball Championship and earn an automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.
Brentwood, TN – Chris Horton, who became the first conference player to block 100 or more shots since 1996-97, has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year.
In addition, Horton and Govs’ leading scorer Travis Betran were been named to the OVC All-Newcomer team. The OVC post-season basketball honors were announced Tuesday by the league office after a vote of league coaches and sports information directors.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Belmont
Saturday, February 9th, 2013 | 7:30pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay Men’s Basketball will entertain Belmont, 7:30pm, Saturday in Dave Aaron Arena, the first time the two teams have played as Ohio Valley Conference foes.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s baskeball coach Dave Loos will be as one of six midstate Division I basketball coaches to speak at the Coaches vs. Caner Tipoff luncheon, schedule 11:00am-1:00pm, Thursday, November 1st, at the Curb Event Center located on the Belmont University campus.
Loos, Belmont’s Rick Byrd, Middle Tennessee’s Kermit Davis, Tennessee State coach Travis Williams and Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings will speak at the event. Radio personality Willy Daunic, of 102.5 The Game in Nashville, will serve as emcee of the event.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball
Nashville, TN – For the second time in as many weeks, the Austin Peay Governors made a trip to Nashville Tennessee for a rare Monday night game.
And, unfortunately for the Govs, a raucous road environment led to an uninspired performance for the second time in as many weeks as the Govs committed 21 turnovers in a 94-55 to future OVC conference member Belmont Monday night.
Playing a rematch of a game the Bruins won 77-67 in Clarksville on December 21st, the Govs (9-17, 6-6 OVC) never looked remotely competitive in the return matchup.
Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Belmont
Nashville, TN – The Austin Peay Governors travel to Nashville Tennessee to take on the Belmont Bruins at the Curb Event Center Monday night starting at 7:00pm.
The Govs will have to deal with the two-headed inside monster of 6-9 Mick Hedgepth and 6-10 Scott Saunders for Belmont. The latter scored 23 against the Governors in their first meeting, a 77-67 Bruins victory in Clarksville back in December.«Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay vs. Belmont | December 21st, 2011 | 7:30pm
Clarksville, TN – A year from now, Belmont will be a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, a yearly foe for Austin Peay’s basketball team.
After running roughshod over the Atlantic Sun a year ago in going 15-1 in league play and 30-5 overall, the Bruins again are the overwhelming favorite to capture the league title in their final year in that conference. The Bruins return four starters from last season’s storied campaign.
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Nashville, TN – Austin Peay men’s baskeball coach Dave Loos was one of six midstate Division I basketball coaches who spoke Tuesday morning at Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Tipoff Breakfast, held in Allen Arena on the Lipscomb campus.
Loos, Belmont’s Rick Byrd, Middle Tennessee’s Kermit Davis, Tennessee State coach John Cooper and Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings spoke to nearly 200 patrons about the upcoming basketball season. Radio and TV personality George Plaster served as emcee of the event.
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