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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 Basketball loses another game in overtime, this time to Tennessee State Tigers 88-82
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Kellen Thornton tipped in a missed shot at the regulation buzzer and then Tennessee State scored the overtime’s first seven points as the Tigers defeated, 88-82, Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference basketball action.
Tennessee State vs. Austin Peay Governors
Thursday, February 7th, 2013 | 7:00pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay Men’s Basketball team returns to the Dunn Center Thursday, February 7th to take on their rival Tennessee State Tigers. The Governors enter the game having lost six straight and 14 out of their last 15 games following the overtime defeat at Murray State.
Fraley, who was redshirted in 2007-08 to acclimate himself to the Division I game, suffered a concussion in the 20110-12 season opening game at Middle Tennessee and proceeded to miss the Govs next nine games, a stretch that saw APSU go 1-8 without its big man. But the 6-8 local product recovered to produce the best season of his APSU career. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball
Nashville, TN – Despite getting 21 points from John Fraley, Austin Peay men’s basketball team lost 77-57 in Ohio Valley Conference action at Tennessee State, Monday night.
Fraley and Melvin Baker – 14 points - combined to make 13 of 20 shots, while the rest of the Govs combined to make only 6 of 29 from the floor. Tennessee State, meanwhile, shot 68 percent (19 of 48) in the second half for a total 53-percent shooting performance.
Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Tennessee State
Nashville, TN – For the second time in less than a week, Austin Peay heads on the road with a place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings on the line. Last Thursday, the Governors dropped a disappointing 65-60 decision to Southeast Missouri with second place on the line.
This time the Govs head to Tennessee State, 7:00pm, Monday, with third-place as the prize. The two teams are currently locked in a third-place with respective 6-4 OVC records.
Clarksville, TN – After a five-point loss to Southeast Missouri snapped Austin Peay’s five-game conference winning streak on Thursday, the Govs entered Saturday night’s matchup against Tennessee-Martin eager to return to the win column.
Matched up against the 3-19 Skyhawks, the Govs figured to bounce back rather easily.
And while the Govs bounced back with a 92-73 win – it was far from easy.
“No it didn’t (feel like a close game),” Govs head coach Dave Loos said. “It was a close game and that’s how Martin has been playing…they have been playing everybody pretty close. We were just fortunate enough to pull away at the end.”
Austin Peay Governors Basketball outlast Tennessee State Tigers in the Dunn Center to improve to 3-3 in OVC
Austin Peay Basketball
Clarksville, TN – Don’t look now, but a familiar name is quietly creeping up the OVC standings.
After starting 0-3 in the conference for the first time in 20 years, Austin Peay evened its conference mark Monday, using timely defense and persistent offense to defeat Tennessee State 69-63 in the Dunn Center.
Facing a decided height advantage against the long and lengthy Tigers, the Govs (6-13, 3-3 OVC) were outrebounded by the Tigers (10-10, 3-4 OVC) 38-29.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Tennessee State
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay will conclude its three-game weekend homestand when it plays host to Tennessee State, 7:30 pm, Monday, in Ohio Valley Conference at Dave Aaron Arena.
The Governors are coming off a tight victory Saturday. After owning a 10-point lead with 5:01 left, APSU needed a field goal and two free throws from Jerome Clyburn in the final 30 seconds to hold off Jacksonville State, 60-57.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Jacksonville State
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay will play host to Jacksonville State, 7:30pm, Saturday, in an Ohio Valley Conference contest. It is the only time this season that these two teams will play each other in the regular season.
Shooting has been an issue for the Govs this season, at least before the Govs’ 80-65 victory, Thursday night against Eastern Kentucky. For the season, APSU is shooting 43.3 percent, but that was bolstered by a 29 of 48 (60.4 percent) night against Eastern Kentucky.
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