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Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley inducted into APSU’s Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest Golf Governors in Austin Peay State University history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help guide the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning in a breakfast ceremony in the Dunn Center’s Hall of Fame lobby.

In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was enshrined as part of the Hall of Fame’s Honors category.

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University's Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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Ed Bunio forged Hall of Fame playing, coaching career at Austin Peay State University

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It’s a long way from Carnegie, PA, to Tucson, AZ, in more ways than one. Raised by his grandparents, Ed Bunio needed an athletic scholarship if he wanted to attend college. After his outstanding prep career, Michigan came offering so did Miami…but Bunio chose Arizona.

Some 2,100 miles from home, Bunio literally went from a small town of barely 5,000 people to a campus of 15,000. Bunio loved the campus, the city and all the extracurricular activities that were available. In fact this new world was eye opening, except during the daytime…during class time.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball loses OVC opener to Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUJacksonville, AL – Jacksonville State built a 13-point first-half lead, utilizing 55 percent shooting combined with nine Austin Peay State University turnovers, and then held off a Governors’ second-half run, finally prevailing, 71-59, Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference action at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball drops OVC opener 71-59. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball drops OVC opener 71-59. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball begins OVC season at Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

Austin Peay (5-9) at Jacksonville State (7-9)

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 | 8:00pm CT
Jacksonville, AL | Pete Mathews Coliseum

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUJacksonville, AL – Call it the second season…the new season…or the real season…but whatever the case Austin Peay men’s basketball will open Ohio Valley Conference play, 8:00pm, Thursday, when it faces Jacksonville State in Pete Mathews Coliseum.

The Governors come in after an uneven 5-9 non-conference season.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball travels to Jacksonville State Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball travels to Jacksonville State Thursday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball returns to the Dunn Center to face Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

Jacksonville State vs. Austin Peay Governors

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dave Aaron Arena/Dave Loos Court

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team begins a three game home stance with the Jacksonville State Gamecocks Thursday, January 23rd at the Dunn Center. Tip off is at 7:00pm.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball play Jacksonville State Thursday. (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball play Jacksonville State Thursday. (Clarksville Sports Network)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball looks to get back on track at Jacksonville State Gamecocks

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Jacksonville State

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 | 7:00pm (CT)
Pete Mathews Coliseum | Jacksonville, AL.

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJacksonville, AL – Austin Peay has a difficult task ahead this weekend. The Govs must attempt to right a teetering ship on the road.

The Govs head to Jacksonville State, 7:00pm, Thursday, in their bid to end a three-game losing streak-all at home.

 Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball collapses down the stretch and loses to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament opener

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championship

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – For the first 35 minutes of Austin Peay Governor’s opening-round matchup against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks Wednesday night, TyShwan Edmondson and the Govs could do no wrong.

Unfortunately for the Govs, the Gamecocks played better over the game’s final five minutes, erasing a six-point deficit as Brian Williams buried a go-ahead 3-pointer with 33 seconds left and handed the Govs in a 75-70 loss in front of a stunned Municipal Auditorium crowd.

APSU Senior TyShawn Edmondson drives up the court in the OVC Tournament first round game vs Jacksonville State. Edmonson lead all scorers with a total of 22 points.

APSU Senior TyShawn Edmondson drives up the court in the OVC Tournament first round game vs Jacksonville State. Edmonson lead all scorers with a total of 22 points.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball opens OVC Tournament play against the Jacksonville Gamecocks

 

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

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Austin Peay’s bid for the Ohio Valley Conference tourney championship and its seventh NCAA tournament appearance will begin 8:00pm, Wednesday, as the Governors face Jacksonville State in Municipal Auditorium.

The Governors enter the tournament as the No. 6 seed after finishing in a sixth-place tie with Jacksonville State. The Govs gained the higher seed as a result of winning the two team’s earlier meeting, a 60-57 APSU decision in Clarksville Tennessee.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball takes on Jacksonville State in the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Championship Wednesday, February 29th at 8:00pm.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball takes on Jacksonville State in the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Championship Wednesday, February 29th at 8:00pm.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball hosts the Jacksonville State Gamecocks Saturday

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Jacksonville State
Saturday, January 14th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:30pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN | Arena: Winfield Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay will play host to Jacksonville State, 7:30pm, Saturday, in an Ohio Valley Conference contest. It is the only time this season that these two teams will play each other in the regular season.

Shooting has been an issue for the Govs this season, at least before the Govs’ 80-65 victory, Thursday night against Eastern Kentucky. For the season, APSU is shooting 43.3 percent, but that was bolstered by a 29 of 48 (60.4 percent) night against Eastern Kentucky.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Governors head to JSU for final OVC road contest

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJacksonville, AL – Austin Peay will attempt to build some late-season momentum as it travels to Jacksonville State, 7:00pm, Tuesday, for its final Ohio Valley Conference road game.

The Governors will be facing a Jacksonville State team that currently is on the outside looking in as far as qualifying for the OVC tournament. The 3-13 Gamecocks sit in 10th place in the OVC standings-only the top eight teams advance to tourney play in Nashville, beginning March 2nd.

APSU Men's Basketball.

APSU Men's Basketball.

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