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APSU Governors Basketball takes on Tennessee State in OVC Tournament play tonight

Austin Peay (15-17/7-9 OVC) vs. Tennessee State (20-9/11-5 OVC)

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 | 6:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – After Austin Peay vanquished one higher seed in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, Wednesday night, the Governors have their sights set on another when they play Tennessee State, 6:00pm, Thursday, in Municipal Auditorium.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball looks for second OVC Tournament win when they play Tennessee State tonight. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Men’s Basketball looks for second OVC Tournament win when they play Tennessee State tonight. (APSU Sports Information)

No. 8 APSU built an early lead against Tennessee Tech and rolled to a 92-72 victory.

Tonight, the Govs will play No. 4 seed Tennessee State, which gained a first-round bye. The Tigers defeated the Governors, 66-52, January 14th.

Tennessee State comes in led by a pair of first-team All-OVC guard Tahjere McCall and Keron DeShields, who also were selected to the OVC All-Newcomer team. As a result, head coach Dana Ford led the Tigers to the OVC tournament in a complete turnaround in being OVC Coach of the Year. The Tigers finished the OVC season at 11-5 but blew out No. 1 seed Belmont to complete the regular season. It was TSU’s 20th win.

The Govs got a career performance from Chris Horton, Wednesday night. The senior center, playing in his first OVC tourney game, scored 37 points and grabbed 21 rebounds.

Broadcast Information

Radio | Governors Sports Network
Play-by-Play: Scott Chase
Analyst: David Loos

OVC Digital Network
Play-by-Play: Jonathan Hutton
Analyst: Chad Withrow

APSU Govs on the Web

Live Statistics: www.StatBroadcast.com
Live Audio: www.LetsGoPeay.com
OVCDN: www.ovcdigitalnetwork.com

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