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APSU Athlete of the Week Tiasha Gray

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior guard Tiasha Gray, of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Gray scored 20 points in back-to-back games for just the second time in her career, averaging 20.0 points, 7.0 assists and 6.5 steals in the Lady Govs Thanksgiving weekend trip to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for the Southern Miss Thanksgiving Invitational.

APSU's Tiasha Gray

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APSU Governors Basketball loses to Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULas Vegas, NV – Stephen F. Austin advanced to the third round of last March’s NCAA basketball tournament. Austin Peay State University found out why Friday.

The Lumberjacks, who return most of their players from a 32-winn 2013-14 team, shot 63 percent from the floor while limiting the Governors to only 42 percent shooting as APSU fell 83-62 in the upper division title game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational.

Khalil Davis named to all-tourney team after 25-point effort (Brad Kirtley/APSU Sports Information)

Khalil Davis named to all-tourney team after 25-point effort (Brad Kirtley/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball gets 79-58 win over Brown at Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULas Vegas, NV – Austin Peay State University’s basketball team scored a season-high 79 points but that was the last thing anyone was talking about as the Govs snapped a three-game losing streak with a 79-58 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational victory, Thursday morning, against Brown in the Orleans Arena.

No, it was the other end of the floor—the defensive end—that saw the Govs erase a five-point halftime deficit in outscoring Brown 46-20 in the final half.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball defensive effort picks up in second half to propel Govs to 79-58 victory over Brown. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball defensive effort picks up in second half to propel Govs to 79-58 victory over Brown. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball play Brown at Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational

 

Austin Peay (1-4) vs. Brown (1-4)

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 | 1:00pm CST
Las Vegas, NV | Orleans Arena

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSULas Vegas, NV – A streak will end for either Austin Peay State University or Brown when the two meet, 1:00pm, CT, Thanksgiving Day, in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational at the Orleans Arena.

The Governors enter the Vegas part of the invitational 0-2 in tourney prelim games as part of a three-game losing streak.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball travels to Las Vegas to take on Brown Thanksgiving Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball falls to Indiana State late, 61-57

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUTerre Haute, IN – Shooting a season-low 35 percent from the floor, Austin Peay State University’s basketball team was unable to cease a late Indiana State rally as APSU fell, 61-57, Monday night in second-round preliminary action of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational.

Austin Peay senior forward Ed Dyson (15 points) was the Governors only double-figure scorer against Indiana State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay senior forward Ed Dyson (15 points) was the Governors only double-figure scorer against Indiana State. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball continues road trip at Indiana State

 

Austin Peay (1-3) vs. Indiana State (2-1)

Monday, November 24th, 2014 | 4:30pm CST
Terre Haute, IN | Hulman Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUTerre Haute, IN – Indiana State already has cemented its place in NCAA basketball history.

It was the first coaching stop for John Wooden (1946-48), the most successful basketball coach in NCAA history. It was where “The Legend” of Larry Bird was created during the Sycamores’ magical 1979 NCAA run, ended in the national championship game by Magic Johnson and Michigan State.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball at Indiana State Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball at Indiana State Monday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball outgunned by Illinois 107-66

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUChampaign, IL – Illinois connected of 14-of-25 three-point attempts, including 7-of-11 in the second half, as the Fighting Illini rolled past Austin Peay State University, 107-66, Friday night in preliminary round action of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, played at the State Farm Center.

It was the second straight contest the Illini converted double-digit three pointers. They connected on 15-of-28 three pointers against Coppin State Sunday.

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson had his second double-digit scoring effort against Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay freshman guard Josh Robinson had his second double-digit scoring effort against Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Men’s Basketball continues road trip at Illinois

 

Austin Peay (1-2) vs. Illinois (2-0)

Friday, November 20th, 2014 | 7:00pm CST
Champaign, IL | State Farm Center

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUChampaign, IL – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will have little time to heal the wounds from a heartbreaking loss to Samford.

After two long bus rides, the Governors, who lost to Samford, 68-67, Wednesday night on a last-second shot, find themselves ready to face Illinois. The Illini, a perennial Big 10 power, are off to a 2-0 start after posting a 20-15 2013-14 record and advancing to the second round of the NIT.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball has Seven 20-win teams among 2014-15 opponents

 

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Tentative schedule released

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University 2014-15 Men’s basketball schedule will feature seven opponents that won 20 or more games a year ago.

The Governors’ slate will include 14 home regular-season games plus two exhibitions. That home calendar will see the Govs play North Florida for the first time, a 2:00pm New Year’s Eve contest.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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