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APSU Basketball teams to host first “Black Out” in OVC Doubleheader against Eastern Kentucky Colonels


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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Over the years, Austin Peay State University basketball teams have promoted “White Outs,” “Red Outs” and even “Pink Outs” when hosting basketball games.

But when the Lady Govs and Governors play host to Eastern Kentucky for the season-opening Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader, 4:00pm (women) and 7:00pm (men), Saturday, they will host their first “Black Out,” encouraging all fans to wear black APSU gear.

Austin Peay's Kenny Jones (42) and the Governors will host the program's first "Black Out," Saturday vs. Eastern Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Kenny Jones (42) and the Governors will host the program’s first “Black Out,” Saturday vs. Eastern Kentucky. (APSU Sports Information)

Entering the week, EKU owned an 8-6 record as one of the surprise teams in the league race under first-year coach Dan McHale.

The Colonels are one of the nation’s best shooting teams, ranking first in the OVC and 15th nationally, and figure to contend for the OVC East title.

The Govs enter the week on a two-game win streak with a 6-7 mark, playing host to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 7:00pm, Monday.

Check out during the week for further “Black Out” information.




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