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Austin Peay State University names Nate James as head coach of APSU Men’s Basketball Team

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Twenty years ago today, Nate James played 20 minutes for Duke in the 2001 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game win against Arizona, earning the first of three national title rings he’d pick up as a Blue Devil—one as a player and two as an assistant coach under one of college basketball’s most legendary names.

Austin Peay State University men's basketball head coach Nate James. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University men’s basketball head coach Nate James. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball senior Terry Taylor will take part in 3X3U National Championship

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball player Terry Taylor has been selected for the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, April 2nd-4th, 2021 from The Pavilion in Indianapolis Indiana.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball coach Matt Figger, resigns

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TNMatt Figger, who spent the last four seasons as head coach of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball program, has resigned his post to assume the same position at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball coach Matt Figger, resigns after four seasons. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball coach Matt Figger, resigns after four seasons. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Brittany Young hired as next APSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach

 

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison has again turned to a young coach who has risen through the ranks and gained a reputation as a diligent recruiter to lead one of the department’s flagship programs. The APSU athletics department will introduce Brittany Young as the 11th head women’s basketball coach in program history at 4:00pm, Friday, in the Winfield Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Stae University hires Mississippi State assistant Brittany Young as APSU Women's Basketball head coach. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor earns pair of district honors from NABC, USBWA

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, was another in a long list of days that saw Terry Taylor lauded by some of the brightest minds in college basketball.

Tuesday morning, Taylor earned his fourth career National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District honor, marking him as the first player in program history to earn four straight first-team honors from the coaches association.

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Austin Peay State University not renewing APSU Women’s Basketball coach David Midlick’s contract

 

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department will not renew the contract of head women’s basketball coach David Midlick,  Athletics Director Gerald Harrison announced Monday.

Austin Peay State University women's basketball coach David Midlick's contact will not be renewed. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University women’s basketball coach David Midlick’s contact will not be renewed. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU alumni Arielle Gonzalez-Varner invited to tryouts for Puerto Rico Women’s Basketball National Team

 

APSU Women's BasketballSan Juan, Puerto Rico – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumna and former women’s basketball standout Arielle Gonzalez-Varner has been invited to tryouts for the Puerto Rico Women’s Basketball National Team.

Former Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball standout Arielle Gonzalez-Varner. (APSU)

Former Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball standout Arielle Gonzalez-Varner. (APSU)

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APSU Men’s Basketball falls at OVC Tournament to Eastern Kentucky, 70-67

 

APSU Men's BasketballEvansville, IN – There is no easy way to talk about ending a season, and there’s no easy way to bring closure to a brilliant career.

But with Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team’s 70-67 loss to Eastern Kentucky in the 2021 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament, we must face not only the end of the season but the final appearance of Terry Taylor in an Austin Peay uniform.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball senior Terry Taylor had 19 points and 16 rebounds in loss to Eastern Kentucky in OVC Tournament play, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball senior Terry Taylor had 19 points and 16 rebounds in loss to Eastern Kentucky in OVC Tournament play, Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Basketball comes up short against Belmont at OVC Tournament

 

APSU Women's BasketballEvansville, IN – Trailing by a dozen points halfway through the second quarter, Austin Peay State University women’s basketball used a colossal 17-2 run to close the first half with the lead over Belmont; but the Governors were unable to hang on late in the second half and the Bruins pulled away for a 54-50 win, Wednesday, in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championship at the Ford Center.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball pulls within two but falls to Belmont in the OVC Tournament, 54-50. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball pulls within two but falls to Belmont in the OVC Tournament, 54-50. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball begins OVC Tournament play Thursday against Eastern Kentucky

 

Austin Peay (14-12 | 10-10 OVC) vs. Eastern Kentucky (21-6 | 15-5 OVC)

Thursday, March 4th, 2021 | 9:30pm CT
Evansville, IN | Ford Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Throw out the records, throw out the history, forget all about what was or has been–it’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament time, which finds Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team in possession of the No. 6 seed and a 9:30pm, Thursday, date with third-seeded Eastern Kentucky in the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball faces Eastern Kentucky in OVC Tournament play, Thursday. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball faces Eastern Kentucky in OVC Tournament play, Thursday. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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