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APSU Governors roll over Oakland City 109-50

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TNMatt Figger‘s first victory as Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach came in convincing fashion.

Figger’s Governor squad throttled Oakland City, 109-50, Wednesday night, with five Austin Peay players scoring in double figures, including a trio of freshmen.

Matt Figger gets his first win as Austin Peay Men's Basketball Head Coach Tuesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Matt Figger gets his first win as Austin Peay Men’s Basketball Head Coach Tuesday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Vanderbilt recognizes 101st Airborne Division Soldiers in Veterans Day Salute to Service

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionNashville, TN – Vanderbilt University opened their stadium, November 11th, 2017 to give active duty soldiers and their families the opportunity to experience college football as part of the school’s Veterans Day Salute to Service.

Among them were nearly 50 soldiers from 101st Airborne Division Artillery who were invited to carry out and unfurl a replica of the U.S. Flag during the pre-game ceremony honoring the nation. The large replica flag was the shape of the continental United States of America.

The Commodore Marching Band fanned out across the field after the National Anthem, and the soldiers lined up at the end of the stadium to form a tunnel and cheer the Vanderbilt football players as they ran onto the field.

Lt. Col. Hugh Sollom, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan Simmons, commander and command sergeant major, respectively, of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, take in the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt University football game, at VU, Nov. 11. Vanderbilt opened their stadium for active duty soldiers and their family members in recognition of Veterans Day. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Lt. Col. Hugh Sollom, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan Simmons, commander and command sergeant major, respectively, of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, take in the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt University football game, at VU, Nov. 11. Vanderbilt opened their stadium for active duty soldiers and their family members in recognition of Veterans Day. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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APSU Men’s Basketball travels to Virginia continuing NIT Tip-Off Challenge

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The second game of an intense season-opening road trip for Austin Peay State University men’s basketball commences 6:00pm (CT), Monday, November 13th, 2017 as the Govs square off against Virginia at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia, continuing the season-opening NIT Tip-Off Challenge.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball continues NIT Tip-Off Challenge at Virginia Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball continues NIT Tip-Off Challenge at Virginia Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball falls at Vanderbilt 73-54

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – For the first time since 1990, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball debuted under new leadership, squaring off against Vanderbilt under the watchful eye of first-year head coach Matt Figger.

Although Austin Peay battled until the final whistle and pushed Vanderbilt to the limit, playing the Commodores within single digits for the early portion of the second half, a late Vanderbilt shooting barrage conspired to down the Govs, 73-54, at Memorial Gymnasium.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball played it's first regular season game under first year head coach Matt Figger when it took on Vanderbilt in Nashville Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball played it’s first regular season game under first year head coach Matt Figger when it took on Vanderbilt in Nashville Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball kickoff season at Vanderbilt

 

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APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – With exhibition play in the rearview mirror, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team gets the regular season underway with an 8:30pm, Friday, November 10th, 2017 venture to Memorial Gym to face Vanderbilt.

The Govs dispatched Sewanee with ease in exhibition play, but squaring off against a veteran Commodore squad will make for a solid early-season test for Matt Figger‘s first road outing as Governors head coach.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball set to begin first season under the guidance of Governors head coach Matt Figger Friday when they travel to Nashville to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball set to begin first season under the guidance of Governors head coach Matt Figger Friday when they travel to Nashville to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball home opener moved to November 15th

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay men’s basketball regular-season home-opening contest against Oakland City, originally scheduled for a 7:00pm tip-off, November 16th, 2017 has been moved to November 15th at the same time.

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APSU Men’s Basketball beats Sewanne 95-78 in exhibition game

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Behind a standout first appearance in an Austin Peay uniform from freshman Terry Taylor, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball delivered a solid 95-78 win against Sewanee in exhibition action, Saturday night, in the Dunn Center.

Taylor was electric in his first contest as a Gov, hitting all nine shot attempts from the floor. The wing from Bowling Green scored 24 points and snatched 12 rebounds, pacing an aggressive Austin Peay offensive attack.

Austin Peay Governors basketball beats Sewanne Tigers 95-78 Saturday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors basketball beats Sewanne Tigers 95-78 Saturday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball hosts Sewanne in exhibition contest Saturday

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball will host Sewanee in its lone exhibition contest—and first live action under new head coach Matt Figger—7:00pm, Saturday, November 4th, 2017 in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball new head coach Matt Figger leads the Govs against Sewanne Saturday at the Dunn Center in his first game as head coach. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball new head coach Matt Figger leads the Govs against Sewanne Saturday at the Dunn Center in his first game as head coach. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols take on Southern Miss at Neyland Stadium, Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. Southern Miss

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 | 6:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee will play Southern Miss on Saturday, November 4th at Neyland Stadium in the Vols’ 94th Homecoming game. Kickoff is slated for 6:30pm CT on SEC Network.

Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Jordan Rodgers (analyst) will be in the booth and Cole Cubelic will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius Channel 134 and XM Channel 191 will also carry a live audio broadcast.

Tennessee will play its 94th Homecoming game on Saturday against Southern Miss at 6:30pm CT on SEC Network. (UT Athletic Department)

Tennessee will play its 94th Homecoming game on Saturday against Southern Miss at 6:30pm CT on SEC Network. (UT Athletic Department)

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APSU Men’s Basketball coach Matt Figger shines under the lights at OVC Media Day

 

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APSU Men's BasketballEvansville, IL – For first-year head coach Matt Figger, Tuesday ticked off another milestone in his inaugural run as Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach—first turn at Ohio Valley Conference Media Days at the newly-completed Evansville DoubleTree, a stone’s throw from the Ford Center—site of this season’s Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournaments.

Austin Peay State University head men's basketball coach Matt Figger at OVC Media Days. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger at OVC Media Days. (APSU Sports Information)

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