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Austin Peay Governors Basketball’s Chris Horton named APSU Athlete of the Week

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Freshman center Chris Horton, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Horton averaged 12 points and seven rebounds in a home win against Berea College and a home loss to Fairfield, last week. He also blocked five shots and has at least two blocks in all seven games this season. Horton ranks 14th nationally with 2.86 blocks per game through four weeks of play.

APSU Chris Horton

Monday, Horton was named Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week for the third time this season. He is the first Austin Peay freshman to win the award at least three times since Drake Reed was a four-time selection during the 2005-06 season.

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:

  • Freshman Tiasha Gray, of the women’s basketball team, averaged 11.5 points in two games last week. She was the only Lady Gov in double figures against Vanderbilt (12 points) and accounted for all four of Austin Peay’s three-pointers against the Commodores. That earned her a start against Ball State, where she scored 11 points to go along with three steals.
  • Senior Anthony Campbell, of the men’s basketball team, scored 20 points, including the 1000th of his career, and pulled down nine rebounds against Berea. He also had 10 points and two steals against Fairfield.

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