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APSU Men’s Basketball adds Ibrahima Jarjou to roster

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – More size is coming to Clarksville with the addition of Ibrahima Jarjou, a post presence from Decatur, Georgia who will join the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team for the 2020-21 season.

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Austin Peay State University Basketball’s Chris Horton an LNB All-Star among Govs overseas highlights

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball standout Chris Horton is enjoying a career year in France, earning All-Star honors for the 2020 LNB All-Star Game.

The fourth-year pro moved from Kymi in the Greek Basket League—where he averaged a league-leading 9.1 rebounds, 13.6 points and 1.6 blocks last season—to Cholet in the LNB Pro A.

Former Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball Gov Chris Horton earns honors at 2020 LNB All Star Game. (ASGLNB)

Former Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball Gov Chris Horton earns honors at 2020 LNB All Star Game. (ASGLNB)

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APSU Women’s Basketball adds two players during National Signing Day

 

APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball head coach David Midlick has added two players from the Peach State to join the Governors for the 2020-21 campaign.

2019 Austin Peay State University National Signing Day. (APSU)

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APSU’s Chris Horton named Tennessee Sports Writers Association College Player of the Year

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University star senior center Chris Horton, who led the Govs to an improbable Ohio Valley Conference tourney title and NCAA tournament appearance, was voted the Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association for the 2015-16 season, as announced by the organization Thursday.

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Austin Peay’s Chris Horton sweeps Men’s Awards at APSU Athletic Banquet

 

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Lidia Yanes Garcia named Outstanding Female Athlete, Track’s Breigh Jones chosen Female Legends

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TNChris Horton, who punctuated a consummate basketball career with Ohio Valley Conference tournament most valuable player honors, has been chosen as both Austin Peay State University’s 2015-16 Outstanding Male Athlete as well as the Legends Award recipient as the most valuable male senior athlete.

Meanwhile, Lidia Yanes Garcia, who became the first women’s tennis player in OVC history to be named Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year in the same season, was named APSU’s Outstanding Female Athlete.

(L to R) APSU's Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) APSU’s Breigh Jones, Chris Horton and Lidia Yanes Garcia. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Chris Horton named All-District by National Association of Basketball Coaches

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUKansas City, MOChris Horton, who propelled Austin Peay State University to a miracle run in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament and its first NCAA tourney appearance since 2008, has been named first-team All-District 19 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as selected by member coaches.

That was announced Friday by the NABC.

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APSU’s Chris Horton named first-team All-OVC, Josh Robinson earns second-team honors

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TNChris Horton, who capped out off a landmark Austin Peay career with a superb senior season, has been named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference in a vote of league coaches and sports information directors. Meanwhile, sophomore guard Josh Robinson, who became Mr. Outside to Horton’s Mr. Inside, was named second-team All-OVC.

That was announced Tuesday by the OVC office.

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Instant Peay Play: Two APSU basketball greats enter home stretch of record-breaking careers

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the calendar switching from January to February, Austin Peay State University basketball standouts Chris Horton and Tiasha Gray enter the final regular-season month of their respective record-breaking careers.

Both arrived on Austin Peay’s campus in 2012, Horton from Columbus High School in Decatur, GA; while Gray stayed near home to continue her hoops career after playing at Clarksville High School.

While the pair play different positions for their teams – Horton is a 6-8 center, while Gray is a 5-4 point guard – both have helped re-write the record book, both at Austin Peay and the Ohio Valley Conference.

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Instant Peay Play: Austin Peay’s Chris Horton, Tiasha Gray will be opponent focus again this Basketball Season

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s and women’s basketball teams open up their respective season’s this week with exhibition games, but with the regular season beginning next week, opponents know they will have to prepare to stop two key APSU players.

Those two are the Governors senior center Chris Horton and the Lady Govs senior point guard Tiasha Gray, who were both selected to their respective preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference teams, and are key for success in the upcoming year.

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APSU Governors Basketball picked fifth in West; Chris Horton selected preseason All-OVC

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – For a second straight year Austin Peay State University post player Chris Horton has been named to the Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference team, as chosen by league coaches and sports information directors.

That was announced Tuesday at the OVC’s annual basketball media day, held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel.

Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos at OVC Basketball Media Day, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos at OVC Basketball Media Day, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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