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Austin Peay State University Athletics has record 168 Govs named to OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Another record in the books for Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes, with 168 Govs among an Ohio Valley Conference-record 1,625 league athletes named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Wednesday, August 5th, 2020.

For the fifth time since 2001, the department has put more than 100 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. The 168 student-athletes honored for 2019-20 set a department record for the third straight year.

Austin Peay State University has 168 student-athletes named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll. (OVC)

Austin Peay State University has 168 student-athletes named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. (OVC)

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APSU Athletes continue success in classroom during Coronavirus pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes continued their recent string of success in the classroom, the department announcing its 297 athletes combined to post a 3.292 grade-point average during the Spring 2020 semester.

It is the sixth consecutive semester the APSU athletics department has posted a 3.0 GPA or better and the eighth time in department history. In addition, each of the 15 varsity teams recorded a 3.0 GPA for the second consecutive semester.

“I must commend all of our student-athletes for their accomplishments in the classroom,” said APSU Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison.

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Instant Peay Play: Second APSU Men’s Basketball starter to transfer

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the third time in just about as many weeks, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team has been informed that a player from this past year’s team will be transferring from the program.

Rising junior point guard Antwuan Butler announced on his Twitter account on March 26th that after talking with his family he felt transferring would be in his best interests.

Austin Peay State Men's Basketball player Antwuan Butler announces transfer request. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State Men’s Basketball player Antwuan Butler announces transfer request. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball defeated by Murray State 73-61 in OVC Tournament semifinals

 

APSU Men's BasketballEvansville, IN – The end of the season is never fun. In the case of the 2020 Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team, this one might sting even more than usual.

They know how good they are and how close they were.

Austin Peay State University men's basketball junior Terry Taylor scored 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in loss to Murray State Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University men’s basketball junior Terry Taylor scored 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds in loss to Murray State Friday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University defeats Eastern Illinois 76-65 in OVC Tournament

 

APSU Men's BasketballEvansville, IN – Round Three goes to the Govs. After two hard-fought matchups in the regular season yielded a split, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team erased the sour memories of the February 22nd loss in Charleston with a 76-65 win against Eastern Illinois in the 2020 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinals.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball takes down Eastern Illinois in OVC Tournament play Thursday night. The Govs will now face the Murray State Racers in the quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball takes down Eastern Illinois in OVC Tournament play Thursday night. The Govs will now face the Murray State Racers in the quarterfinals. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball goes cold in second half in loss to Murray State

 

APSU Men's BasketballMurray, KY – Disappointed. It’s the only word that fits. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) basketball team fought, and fought. And fought some more. One thing you absolutely can’t knock was the hustle, because those guys tried, and they tried all over the place.

Austin Peay State University Basketball freshman #5 Jordyn Adams had 27 points in loss to Murray State Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Basketball freshman #5 Jordyn Adams had 27 points in loss to Murray State Saturday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball defeats Morehead State, sets up OVC Title game at Murray State

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team is one step closer to locking up a top-two seed, the coveted double-bye and potentially an Ohio Valley Conference regular season title after the Govs withstood a fierce challenge from Morehead State in a 67-58 win to cap an unbeaten regular season at home for the Govs.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball freshman #5 Jordyn Adams scored 15 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in win over Morehead State, Thursday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball freshman #5 Jordyn Adams scored 15 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in win over Morehead State, Thursday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball loses in OT at Eastern Illinois, 83-80

 

APSU Men's BasketballCharleston, IL – The final week of the regular season is going to be wild. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team dropped an 83-80 overtime affair to Eastern Illinois in Lantz Arena, falling back into a tie for first in the Ohio Valley Conference with Murray State and Belmont.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball freshman #05 Jordyn Adams piled up 31 points against Eastern Illinois, Saturday. (Colby Wilson, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball freshman #05 Jordyn Adams piled up 31 points against Eastern Illinois, Saturday. (Colby Wilson, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball takes care of SIU Edwardsville, 78-80

 

APSU Men's BasketballEdwardsville, IL – It’s an odd sensation, to characterize an 18-point win as workmanlike. And yet, that’s the dominance that Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball has begun to exhibit. After handling SIU Edwardsville 78-60—and minutes later, after watching Eastern Illinois finish a furious comeback to topple Murray State.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball takes down SIU Edwardsville 78-60 and takes the lead in the OVC. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball takes down SIU Edwardsville 78-60 and takes the lead in the OVC. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball defeats Eastern Kentucky, 93-85

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – If they awarded the win via style points, it might have gone a different way. Fortunately for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team, the score columns are all that matter at the end of the day and in that, the Govs outlasted Eastern Kentucky in a 93-85 contest to remain atop the Ohio Valley Conference.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball holds off Eastern Kentucky for a 93-85 win at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball holds off Eastern Kentucky for a 93-85 win at the Dunn Center Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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