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APSU Men’s Basketball adds DJ Peavy for 2020-21 Season

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The 2020-21 Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball roster has been filled out with the addition of DJ Peavy, a San Antonio native transferring from Collin College in Plano, Texas.

Peavy spent last season at Collin College, where he did not play following his transfer from Mercer after the 2019 season ended.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball adds DJ Peavy to roster. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University athletics gets record seven Team Academic honors

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsBrentwood, TN – Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes have broken yet another record in the academic realm.

This one is the team academic honors, which saw a department-record seven Austin Peay State University squads—men’s basketball, beach volleyball, men’s cross country, football, men’s golf, men’s tennis and women’s tennis—earn nearly half the 17 Team Academic Achievement awards offered by the Ohio Valley Conference and tied with Belmont for most in the league.

Austin Peay State University sports receives Seven Team Academic Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University sports receives Seven Team Academic Awards. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University President Alisa White delivered on promise to ‘advance this institution’

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – When Dr. Alisa White assumes the presidency at Sam Houston State University in early August, she will leave Austin Peay State University (APSU) knowing she delivered on the promise she gave on a spring day five years ago. 

Dr. Alisa White. (APSU)

Dr. Alisa White. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University sports legend Tom Morgan passes away at age of 87

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Tom Morgan, the multi-sport standout considered one of the greatest pure athletes in Austin Peay State University (APSU) history, passed away Friday morning, July 17th, 2020, at the age of 87.

A 1978 inductee into the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame, which was the first full class to be enshrined, Morgan was a standout on the basketball court and on the diamond, setting numerous records in his heyday.

Austin Peay State University sports legend Tom Morgan, in Memoriam, 1933-2020. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball adds Rod Clark to staff

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger is pleased to announce Rod Clark as the program’s new assistant coach.

Clark joins the Governors after a year at Illinois-Chicago, where he was part of a staff that led the Flames to an 18-17 mark overall and an appearance in the Horizon League Championship game.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball assistant coach Rod Clark. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball assistant coach Rod Clark. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball adds Georgia transfer Mike Peake for 2020

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – A second skilled big with high-major experience is coming to Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball, with Mike Peake, who spent his freshman season at Georgia, the latest addition to the APSU roster for the 2020 year.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball bring Georgia transfer Michael Peake to Clarksville. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Christian School names Trenton Hassell Lady Centurion Head Basketball Coach

 

Clarksville Christian SchoolClarksville, TN – Clarksville Christian School is excited to welcome Clarksville native and Veteran NBA player Trenton Hassell as the new Head Basketball Coach of the championship Lady Centurion Basketball team. Hassell is a distinguished Hall of Fame player for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) mens’ basketball team, and he is one of only seven APSU athletes to have their jerseys retired.

After college, Hassell spent 10 years in the NBA. He was the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NBA Draft, signing with the Chicago Bulls.

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APSU Sports to being Phase I student-athletes return to Campus, June 13th

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Phase I – The Governors Return. A special message from Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governors Athletics

Governors Nation, I hope this message finds you doing well and staying safe during these trying times. We have some exciting news for you.

Beginning June 13th, we will begin Phase 1 of our student-athletes reentry to campus, starting with your OVC Champion football program coming in for voluntary workouts.

From the Desk of Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald J. Harrison. (APSU) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor to return for final season

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Rising Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball senior forward Terry Taylor has withdrawn his name from consideration for the 2020 NBA Draft and will return to Clarksville for the 2020-21 season.

This declaration came after more than a month in the evaluation process, which allows early entrants to receive feedback from league personnel while retaining eligibility.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

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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.

Austin Peay State University student athletes earn a 3.292 grade-point average during the Spring 2020 semester. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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