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Josh Robinson named APSU Athlete of the Week

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

Robinson helped the Govs get on track in OVC play with an Illinois sweep last week, earning adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week in the process. The St. Louis, MO native returned to nearby SIU Edwardsville Thursday night with a 26-point performance in the Governors overtime victory against the Cougars.

APSU Men's Basketball - Josh Robinson

He punctuated his efforts with jumpers on back-to-back possessions in overtime to push the Governor lead to five with 28 seconds remaining.

He followed that with a season-high—and best by an OVC player in 2016-17—36 points against Eastern Illinois, Saturday, including 21 in the second half. Robinson added a season-best seven rebounds against the Panthers.

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

Other notable performances by Austin Peay athletes included

  • Sophomore Savannah Amato, of the track and field team, increased her lead in the conference pole vault race with a 3.79m mark at the Commodore Invitational, tying for sixth.

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