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Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Travis Betran named APSU Athlete of the Week

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Junior guard Travis Betran, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Betran averaged 20 points in two games at the Cancun Challenge, shooting 56 percent (15-of-27) from the field. He drilled eight three-pointers – four in each contest.

APSU Travis Betran

Against Western Carolina, he spurred the Govs second-half comeback with 13 of his game-high 22 points coming in the second half. He was also the Govs leading scorer against Gardner-Webb with 18 points.

For his efforts, Betran was named to the Mayan Division All-Tournament team. He also earned his second OVC Newcomer of the Week honor in the season’s first month.

The Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week is selected by the APSU Sports Information staff each Tuesday during the academic year. Copies in a Flash, of Clarksville, sponsors the award.

Other notable performances by Austin Peay athletes included

  • Junior Nicole Olszewski, of the women’s basketball team, was named to the UTSA Thanksgiving Classic all-tournament team after averaging 14 points on 50 percent (10-of-20) shooting against UTSA and William & Mary. All her scoring came in the second half of both contests.
  • Freshman Chris Horton, of the men’s basketball team, joined Betran on the Mayan Division all-tourney team by averaging six points and an astounding four blocks at the Cancun Challenge. He was named OVC Freshman of the Week and has at least two blocks in each game this season.

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