Topic: Southern Illinois
Murfreesboro, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team got its season started on the right foot at Saturday’s Middle Tennessee Christmas Invitational, hosted at the Murphy Center.
A young Lady Govs squad showed well in its first meet, with a host of top-five finishes to build on following the winter break.
Austin Peay Lady Govs vs. Xavier Musketeers
Saturday, December 7th, 2013 | 6:00pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay returns to the road for the first time in more than three weeks when it travels north for a now 6:00pm (CT), Saturday contest against Xavier at the Cintas Center. The start time for Saturday’s contest was recently pushed back due to a facility conflict.
Clarksville, TN - Sophomore center Chris Horton, of Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Horton and the Govs went 2-2 during a rare four-game week, bookending losses to Central Michigan and Cal State Northridge with victories against Southern Illinois and Montana State.
Clarksville, TN – College Sports Madness has named Austin Peay State University center Chris Horton the Madness Ohio Valley Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Austin Peay Lady Govs (2-2, 0-0 OVC) vs. Evansville (2-3, 0-0 MVC)
Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team hits the midway point of its five-game homestand when it hosts Evansville in a 7:00pm, Saturday contest at the Dunn Center.
In their last outing, the Lady Govs defeated Trevecca by a 98-77 score line and won at the Dunn Center for the first time since December 29th, 2011.
Clarksville, TN - The Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team begins play at the Central Michigan Tournament on Thursday, playing the host team at 6:00pm CT, in Mount Pleasant Michigan.
This is the first time Austin Peay and Central Michigan, a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), have ever met. The Govs have won two of their last three meetings with MAC teams.
Clarksville, TN - Freshman center Tearra Banks made an impact on the court during previous three games for the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team and was rewarded as the Ohio Valley Conference’s Freshman of the Week, Tuesday.
Banks, of Louisville, KY, averaged 13 points and six rebounds in the last three games for Austin Peay. She began the week with a modest eight-point, two-rebound performance at Southern Illinois, last Tuesday.
Clarksville, TN - Sophomore center Chris Horton blocked Anthony Beane’s potential game-tying lane jumper with one second left to preserve Austin Peay State University’s 72-70 victory over the Southern Illinois Salukis, Tuesday night, in non- conference basketball action played at Dave Aaron Arena.
The block was Horton’s seventh, tying both his and John Fraley’s records. Fraley originally set the mark in 2011. Horton tied the mark four times a year ago. His most-recent block party could not have come at a better time.
Clarksville, TN - Sophomore guard Tiasha Gray, of Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.
Gray recorded the first triple-double in Austin Peay women’s basketball history against Trevecca, Monday, scoring 13 points, dishing out 12 assists and pulling down 11 rebounds against the Trojans. The assist and rebounding numbers were both career highs for the Clarksville native.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Southern Illinois Salukis
November 19th, 2013 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, November 19th, the Austin Peay State University Governors basketball team will host the Southern Illinois Salukis at the Dunn Center. Tip off is at 7:00pm.
This is the 15th meeting between Austin Peay, a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, and Southern Illinois, a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. The Governors trail the series, 5-9.
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