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APSU Athlete of the Week Tiasha Gray

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior guard Tiasha Gray, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gray scored 20 points in back-to-back games for just the second time in her career, averaging 20.0 points, 7.0 assists and 6.5 steals in the Lady Govs Thanksgiving weekend trip to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for the Southern Miss Thanksgiving Invitational.

APSU's Tiasha Gray

The Clarksville native led a furious comeback against the hosts in the opener, Friday, with Austin Peay charging back from 22 points down to within five with under five minutes left before dropping the opener 80-71. Gray finished with 20 points, seven assists and five steals while knocking down four three-pointers.

She again posted a 20-point effort against Oral Roberts in Saturday’s consolation game, along with seven assists and a school-record tying eight steals.

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 forward Khalil Davis, of the men’s basketball team, netted a career-high 25 points – including 11-for-16 from the free-throw line – against Stephen F. Austin and just missed his first career double-double with 10-point, nine-rebound effort against Brown en route to All-Tournament honors at the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational last week.

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