Austin Peay (6-11 | 2-5 OVC) vs. SIU Edwardsville (7-14 | 1-7 OVC)
Monday, January 31st, 2022 | 6:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Winfield Dunn Center
Clarksville, TN – Less than 48 hours after knocking off Tennessee Tech by a 58-55 margin, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team opens a two-game homestand Monday, January 31st against SIU Edwardsville.
The tip-off is set for 6:00pm.
Series Record vs. SIU Edwardsville: Austin Peay leads 15-4
Last Meeting: February 18th, 2021 | Clarksville, TN | Austin Peay 79, SIUE 57
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About APSU Men’s Basketball
Austin Peay State University enters Monday’s contest with an overall record of 6-11 and 2-5 in Ohio Valley Conference and is coming off a 58-55 road victory over Tennessee Tech Saturday. The Govs are 2-3 at home this season and seek their first home win since December 5th against Milligan.
Keeping The Streak Alive
The APSU Govs have won 13 straight over SIU Edwardsville, the longest active streak for the Govs against an OVC opponent.
Home Cookin’ The Cougars
APSU has won seven straight home games against SIUE and is 7-2 all-time against the Cougars inside the Winfield Dunn Center. APSU’s last loss to SIUE at home came back on February 15th, 2014.
Quite The Stretch
Monday’s contest against SIU Edwardsville will be the third of nine games in 19 days for Austin Peay State University. During the stretch, APSU has three matchups against teams that are ranked in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll (Belmont, Morehead State, Murray State).
Freshman Elijah Hutchins-Everett leads the APSU Govs in scoring (13.2) and rebounding (7.5) this season.
In the last five games, Hutchins-Everett is averaging 15.6 points per game and shooting 60 percent from the field.
Senior Elton Walker in the past seven games is averaging 7.0 points and 5.0 rebounds. Walker during that stretch is shooting 42.9 percent from the field.
A Lock With The Halftime Lead
Over the past five seasons, Austin Peay State University is 66-17 when holding a halftime lead. During the 2021-22 campaign, the APSU Govs are 5-2 when heading to the locker room with a lead.
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Next Up For APSU Men’s Basketball
Following Monday’s contest, Austin Peay State University turns its attention towards a home rivalry match-up with Murray State, Thursday, February 3rd.