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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball plays Morehead State at the Dunn Center, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (19-10 | 13-3 OVC) vs. Morehead State (13-16 | 7-9 OVC)

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The final week of the regular season sees the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team hosting Morehead State in a must-win Senior Night affair, 8:00pm, Thursday night, February 26th, 2020 in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball hosts Morehead State in critical must win game at the Dunn Center, Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball hosts Morehead State in critical must win game at the Dunn Center, Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball rolls to 82-63 win over UT Martin

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Like Austin Peay State University (APSU), UT Martin was a trendy preseason dark horse to perhaps challenge for an Ohio Valley Conference title in a year that feels very transitional for the league (no more Rick Byrd at Belmont, no more Ja Morant at Murray State).

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball cruises to 82-63 victory against UT Martin late Saturday afternoon at the Dunn Center. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball cruises to 82-63 victory against UT Martin late Saturday afternoon at the Dunn Center. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor, Chris Porter-Bunton earn All OVC honors

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's Basketball Brentwood, TN – The dynamic duo comprising Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball teams low-post starting lineup has earned distinction from the Ohio Valley Conference’s coaches and sports information administrators.

APSU Men's Basketball's Terry Taylor and Chris Porter-Bunton earn All-OVC recognition. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Basketball hosts SIU Edwardsville Saturday

 

Austin Peay (9-18/5-8 OVC) vs. SIU Edwardsville (5-23/0-14 OVC)

Saturday, February 18th, 2017 | 6:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will host SIU Edwardsville with a lot on the line in a 6:30pm, Saturday, tipoff in the Dunn Center.

At 5-8 in league play, wins are paramount for the Governors, who face a winless Cougar squad in the regular season home finale. Tennessee Tech, Southeast Missouri and Tennessee State currently stand as the sixth, seventh and eighth seeds for the OVC Tournament, each with seven wins entering the weekend.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball plays Eastern Illinois on Senior Day, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball plays Eastern Illinois on Senior Day, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Basketball hosts UT Martin Skyhawks, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (7-14/3-4 OVC) vs. UT Martin (14-8/4-3 OVC)

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's Basketball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In a rematch of last season’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship game, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will host UT Martin in a primetime, nationally-televised contest, 8:00pm, Thursday, in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball plays UT Martin Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball plays UT Martin Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former Austin Peay State University star athlete, coach and athletic director George Fisher passes away

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The man known as “Coach” to many and mentor to many others has passed away.

Dr. George Fisher, who was associated with the Austin Peay athletics program from 1946-77 as a star Austin Peay player, standout coach and later as athletics director, died Saturday night. He was 90 years old.

Born July 9th, 1924, the Greenbrier, TN native came to Austin Peay in the mid-1940s and really never left, being involved with APSU and APSU athletics literally for the rest of his life.

Dr. George Fisher, 1924-2014. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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The Final Horne: Thanks to run by High School Teams in State Tournament add ‘Hoops City’ to list of Clarksville’s nicknames

 

The Final Horne with James HorneClarksville, TN – Every city is known for something and its fair to say Clarksville is know for many things. Tobacco, Wilma Rudolph, Fort Campbell, Harry Galbreath, the 1999 Tornado, Mason Rudolph and Austin Peay (the governor and the university), are just a few.

Clarksville’s nicknames have ranged from: The Queen City, Queen of the Cumberland, Gateway to the New South to the current Tennessee’s Top Spot.

Fly Williams addresses the crowd in the Dunn Center during his jersey retirement ceremonyFebruary 5th, 2009.

Fly Williams addresses the crowd in the Dunn Center during his jersey retirement ceremony February 5th, 2009.

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Austin Peay Red Coat Society to induct Three prominent Clarksville Auto Dealers

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three prominent Clarksville automobile dealers, who have been strong supporters of Austin Peay State University athletics for decades, will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday.

Don Jenkins, owner of Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda ; Gary Mathews, owner of Gary Mathews Automotive Group, and James Corlew, owner of James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac, will be recognized Saturday during halftime of the Governors’ Sears BracketBusters contest with Youngstown State. A reception also will take place 4:00pm, in the second level Governors Club Room. The trio will be honored with a red coat. «Read the rest of this article»

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Lets Go Peay!

 

My Two Cents

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Hank Bonecutter

Clarksville, TN – I don’t know what went wrong with the Austin Peay basketball team this year.  Picked to win the Ohio Valley Conference, the Governors now can’t seem to throw it in the ocean.

The frustration is all over coach Dave Loos’ face, but HE hasn’t given up on this team.  Have you?

I know that I for one don’t like the abuse we’ve received from Murray State this year, and there’s nothing I’d like more than to get to the OVC Tournament, and run the table.

Stranger things have happened.

I’ve watched this community go hot and cold on this program for years.  I remember seeing people at the little Red Barn during the Fly Williams era who didn’t even know what a basketball was, but something special was going on and they wanted some of it. «Read the rest of this article»

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