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Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Travis Betran named OVC Newcomer of the Week

Ohio Valley ConferenceClarksville, TN – Travis Betran, who scored 13 points and provided suffocating defense in his Austin Peay State University basketball debut, has been named Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week.

The Kilgore College transfer connected on a trio of three pointers in his debut and authored the night’s most impressive dunk in tallying his first double-digit scoring performance as APSU won its season opener, 75-64, against Samford.

Travis Betran

The Harlem, NY, native also had two assists, rebounds and steals along the way.

Defensively, he played a key role in limiting Samford’s top perimeter threat, Raijon Kelly, to just 5-of-15 shooting from the floor.

Austin Peay will play its first road game, 7:00pm, Tuesday, against Western Kentucky as part of the Triple Crown Cancun Challenge.

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