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APSU Men’s Basketball head coach Matt Figger featured part of annual Coaches vs. Cancer

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger was among the feature speakers in support of the American Cancer Society at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off at City Winery.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball head coach Matt Figger at the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer event in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball head coach Matt Figger at the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer event in Nashville. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball’s Matt Figger and Dave Loos take part in Coaches vs. Cancer event

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger was part of a panel of coaches supporting the American Cancer Society at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball head coach Matt Figger took part in supporting the American Cancer Society at Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off event. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball head coach Matt Figger took part in supporting the American Cancer Society at Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off event. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball coach Matt Figger issues donation challenge for Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off event

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University basketball will be heavily featured at the American Cancer Society’s Nashville Coaches vs. Cancer Tennessee Tip-Off event, scheduled for 6:00pm, Thursday, September 28th, 2017 on Vanderbilt’s campus.

Presented by the Loveless Cafe in the Vanderbilt Commodore Ballroom at Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center on 25th Avenue, this event boosts enthusiasm for the upcoming basketball season, shares team predictions, and recognizes and cultivates relationships with the team’s supporters.

(L to R) Former APSU Men's Basketball coach Dave Loos and current coach Matt Figger. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Former APSU Men’s Basketball coach Dave Loos and current coach Matt Figger. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols play Kansas State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

Tennessee (11-9/4-4 SEC) vs. Kansas State (15-5/4-4 BIG 12)

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee breaks from conference play and closes out its three-game homestand when it hosts Kansas State on Saturday as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic. Tipoff is at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2.

Saturday’s game marks the second time in three seasons that Tennessee (11-9, 4-4 SEC) has faced Kansas State (15-5, 4-4 Big 12) in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The Wildcats visited Knoxville as part of the cross-conference showcase in 2014, with the Vols claiming a narrow 65-64 victory in that contest.

UT is 1-1 all-time in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge after falling at TCU last season.

Saturday's SEC/Big 12 Challenge game between Tennessee Vols and Kansas State tips off at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

Saturday’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge game between Tennessee Vols and Kansas State tips off at 1:00pm CT on ESPN2. (Tennessee Athletics Department)

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APSU Men’s Baskeball hosts Southeast Missouri Redhawks Saturday

 

Austin Peay (7-15/3-5 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (10-13/5-3)

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 | 6:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball looks to close out a season-long four-game homestand on a high note when the Govs host Southeast Missouri in a 6:30pm, Saturday, contest in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Governors take on Southeast Missouri Saturday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors take on Southeast Missouri Saturday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governor coaches ‘all-in’ for Coaches vs. Cancer ‘Suits and Sneakers’ Week

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team takes the court Saturday, the coaching staff will do so not in their customary loafers, wingtips or derbys. They’ll be in sneakers, and all for a good cause.

Saturday’s contest will be part of Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week, a nationwide event when basketball coaches across the country unite for a common cause – saving lives.

Austin Peay Governor coaches 'all-in' for Coaches vs. Cancer 'Suits and Sneakers' Week. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Vols Basketball takes on #4 Kentucky Wildcats at home Tuesday

 

Tennessee (10-9, 3-4 SEC) vs. #4/#4 Kentucky (17-2, 7-0 SEC)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee faces border rival Kentucky on Tuesday night when the fourth-ranked Wildcats visit Thompson-Boling Arena for a 8:00pm CT tip. The 221st meeting between the two programs will air on ESPN.

Kentucky (17-2, 7-0 SEC) represents the sixth ranked opponent that the Vols (10-9, 3-4 SEC) have faced this season. On Tuesday, Tennessee will be seeking its first win over a ranked opponent in 2016-17 while also looking to achieve its 69th win over Kentucky in program history. Of UT’s 68 wins — which are the most against the Wildcats of any collegiate team — 22 have come against a ranked UK squad.

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Support the APSU Govs in the Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge

 

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APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Join the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team in the fight against cancer by supporting the Govs in the Coaches vs Cancer 3-point Challenge!

The American Cancer Society, the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the nation’s premier college basketball programs are teaming up for the Coaches vs Cancer 3-Point Challenge.

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APSU Governors take on Murray State Racers at the Dunn Center, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (12-16/5-8) vs. Murray State

Saturday, February 20th, 2016 | 6:30pm
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – The math is pretty simple. For Austin Peay State University to gain an Ohio Valley Conference tournament berth the Governors must finish one game ahead of Eastern Kentucky.

If the Governors (5-8 OVC/12-16 overall) win the remaining three games it also is pretty simple—they will be part of the tournament that begins March 2nd at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium.

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APSU Governors-Racers to serve as #RallyforRhyan Game

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay State University faces Murray State, 6:30pm, Saturday, the contest will be more than just the annual rivalry. It will be Coaches vs. Cancer “Rally for Rhyan Game” as well.

Rhyan is Rhyan Loos, the 5-year-old daughter of Jen and Brad Loos, who is a University of Missouri basketball assistant and former basketball Gov. She is the granddaughter of APSU basketball coach Dave Loos and his wife Phyllis. In October, Rhyan Loos was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a form of cancer found in children 5-years old and younger. By the time Rhyan’s cancer was diagnosed it already had spread into her bone marrow and bloodstream.

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