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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball faces the Morehead State Eagles in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament’s opening game

 

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball vs. Morehead State
Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 | Tipoff: 12:00pm (noon) (CT)
Nashville, TN. | Arena: Municipal Auditorium (8,000)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The eighth-seeded Austin Peay women’s basketball team will face fifth-seed Morehead State in the noon, Wednesday, opening game of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. The Lady Govs defeated Southeast Missouri, 88-84, Saturday to earn the final spot in the tournament.

Morehead State wrapped up its regular-season slate with a 72-70 overtime loss to SIU Edwardsville, Saturday. The two teams split the regular-season series with the home team winning each contest. Morehead State won the first meeting, 74-67 on December 31st, before Austin Peay returned the favor with an 88-81 overtime win in Clarksville, February 18th.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays Morehead State in the opening game of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Wednesday, February 29th at 12:00pm.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball plays Morehead State in the opening game of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Wednesday, February 29th at 12:00pm.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball close out road slate at League Leading UT Martin Skyhawks

 

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball at UT Martin
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 | Tipoff: 5:30pm (CT)
Martin, TN | Arena: Elam Center (4,800)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay begins the regular season’s final week when it travels to league leading UT Martin for a 5:30pm, Thursday contest. Both teams bring a win streak into the outing.

The Lady Govs own a modest two-game win streak after posting an 88-81 overtime victory against Morehead State, Saturday. The Skyhawks currently own an impressive 10-game win streak after posting wins at Murray State (91-67, February 16th) and at Southeast Missouri (77-44, February 18th) last week.

Senior Whitney Hanley recorded her season's first double-double in the Lady Govs first meeting with UT Martin this year. Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

Senior Whitney Hanley recorded her season's first double-double in the Lady Govs first meeting with UT Martin this year. Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

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Turnovers doom Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball in loss at Morehead State

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMorehead, KY – A turnover-prone first half effort doomed Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team in a 74-67 loss to Morehead State, Saturday afternoon, in Ohio Valley Conference action at Johnson Arena.

Austin Peay (3-12, 0-2 OVC) trailed by three points, 17-14, with 9:53 remaining before the worst of its offensive woes hit. The Lady Govs would go the next 5:32 without scoring, missing four shots and turning the ball over six times on its nine possessions during that span.

Junior Meghan Bussabarger recorded her season's second double-double in Saturday's loss at Morehead State. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Junior Meghan Bussabarger recorded her season's second double-double in Saturday's loss at Morehead State. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs open OVC Slate at Tennessee State

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay returns from its Christmas break to begin Ohio Valley Conference play with a 5:30pm, Thursday contest at Tennessee State. The Lady Govs bring a two-game losing streak into conference play after dropping back-to-back home contests just prior to the holiday break.

Tennessee State has lost its last three outings entering league action. Both teams played Florida A&M prior to their respective six-day breaks, Austin Peay dropping an 86-77 decision, December 21st, while Tennessee State fell to the Lady Rattlers, 90-75, the next day.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Lady Govs picked fourth in OVC preseason poll, Hanley named to preseason All-OVC team

 

APSU Sports Information: APSU Basketball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team was picked to finish fourth in the upcoming Ohio Valley Conference race by the league’s coaches and sports information directors, the league announced at its annual media day, Tuesday, at the Millennium Maxwell House. Senior guard Whitney Hanley was named to the league’s preseason all-conference squad.

Senior guard Whitney Hanley was named to the Preseason All-OVC team, the league announced, Tuesday. APSU Basketball.

Senior guard Whitney Hanley was named to the Preseason All-OVC team, the league announced, Tuesday. APSU Basketball.

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Lady Govs close out January with visit to Morehead State

 

APSU Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMorehead, KY – Austin Peay women’s basketball team will wrap up the January portion of its schedule with a 4:00pm (CT), Saturday, Ohio Valley Conference contest against Morehead State at Johnson Arena.

The Lady Govs started the two-game road trip with a 61-56 loss at Eastern Kentucky, Thursday. Austin Peay never trailed by more than seven points in the contest but held the lead for less than four minutes total. The Lady Govs lost both the rebounding (41-42) and turnover (19-16) battles, but it was the seven point free-throw differential (9-16) that proved too much to overcome.

Lady Govs Basketball

Lady Govs Basketball

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Lady Govs stun league-leading Morehead State

 

APSU Women’s Basketball 
  
Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Junior Whitney Hanley made a pair of free throws with 16 seconds remaining and blocked a three-point try just before the final horn to lead Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team to a 60-57 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Morehead State, Tuesday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay (4-9, 3-1 OVC) used a strong defensive effort to record its second consecutive victory, holding Morehead State (8-4, 3-1 OVC) to 34.5 percent shooting – a season-low by an APSU opponent. The Lady Govs held senior Chynna Bozeman – the OVC’s Preseason Player of the Year – to a season-low eight points on 2-of-14 field-goal shooting.

Junior Whitney Hanley has 12 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots in the Lady Govs victory against Morehead State, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Junior Whitney Hanley has 12 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots in the Lady Govs victory against Morehead State, Tuesday. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Lady Govs to receive visit from OVC co-leader Morehead State

 

APSU Women’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay will look to put a bow on the pre-Christmas Break portion its 2010-11 schedule when it hosts Ohio Valley Conference co-leading Morehead State in a 5:15pm, Tuesday contest at the Dunn Center.

The Lady Govs wrapped up their season’s first home victory in their last outing, a 70-60 decision against Eastern Kentucky, Sunday. Austin Peay won the rebounding battle, 47-29, for the fifth consecutive game, but this time turned the edge into a victory, scoring 19 second-chance points off its 22 offensive rebounds. The Lady Govs offense continued its recent struggles, making just 32.8 percent (20-of-61) of its field goals.

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Govs Basketball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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