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

 

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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.

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APSU Basketball’s final shot fails to beat buzzer in 73-71 loss to Murray State

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Add another chapter in the rivalry. Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team staged a furious late-game comeback but it fell short by the thinnest of margins in a 73-71 decision that saw archrival Murray State survive by the skin of its teeth before an ESPN2 audience, Thursday night.

Austin Peay (18-8, 10-3 Ohio Valley Conference) suffered just its second defeat in the Dunn Center this season, while visiting Murray State (20-4, 11-2 OVC) remains tied atop the conference with Belmont.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball loses at home to Murray State 73-71 at the Dunn Center Thursday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball loses at home to Murray State 73-71 at the Dunn Center Thursday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball takes down Morehead State, 81-67

 

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APSU Women's BasketballClarksville, TN – Another one. That’s about all you can say about Austin Peay State University men’s basketball right now. Another opponent. Another home game. Another Ohio Valley Conference contest.

Another win. The Govs broke out early and never looked back, dispatching Morehead State 81-67 in the Dunn Center to sweep the opening weekend of OVC play.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball forward Chris Porter-Bunton had 19 points in win over Morehead State at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball forward Chris Porter-Bunton had 19 points in win over Morehead State at the Dunn Center, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball faces Arkansas on the Road, Friday

 

Austin Peay (8-4) at Arkansas (8-3)

Friday, December 28th, 2018 | 7:00pm CT
Fayetteville, AR | Bud Walton Arena

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) looks to close out the nonconference schedule with a bang when the Govs take on Arkansas in a 7:00pm, December 28th contest at Bud Walton Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball travels to Arkansas to take on the Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball travels to Arkansas to take on the Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs playing solid Basketball as OVC play looms

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With its win Saturday versus Liberty to take the St. Pete Shootout championship, Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team not only won the program’s first in-season tournament title in 18 years it also continued to show it is playing some of its best basketball of season with Ohio Valley Conference play right around the corner.

The Governors current six-game win streak – the team’s longest such streak since the 2015-16 season — has seen the team improve their overall record on the campaign to 8-4, the best start to a season after 12 games since APSU opened the 2000-01 season with a 9-3 mark.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball hosts Eastern Kentucky to begin OVC Play, January 3rd. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball hosts Eastern Kentucky to begin OVC Play, January 3rd. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball beats Liberty 75-66 in St. Pete Shootout championship game

 

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APSU Men's BasketballSt. Petersburg, FL – Prior to Saturday, the last time Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team won six in a row, the sixth win brought a championship back to Clarksville.

So too did the Govs sixth straight win in 2018—maybe not an Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title, but it will do. For now.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball gets 75-66 win over Liberty Saturday at the St. Pete Shootout. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball gets 75-66 win over Liberty Saturday at the St. Pete Shootout. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball takes care of Campbell, 88-75

 

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APSU Men's BasketballSt. Petersburg, FL –  If you still want to doubt Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team after it earned its vengeance with an 88-75 win against Campbell, running its winning streak to five games, ask yourself this:

What will happen once the Governors are actually fully healthy?

Austin Peay Men's Basketball beats Campbell 88-75 at the St. Pete Shootout, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball beats Campbell 88-75 at the St. Pete Shootout, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball takes on Campbell at St. Pete Shootout, Friday

 

Austin Peay (6-4) at Campbell (5-5)

Friday, December 21st, 2018 | 1:30pm CT
St. Petersburg, FL | McArthur Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Vengeance will be Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team’s utmost priority when the Govs open the St. Pete Shootout against Campbell this Friday, December 21st, at Eckerd College’s McArthur Center. Tip off is at 1:30pm.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball faces Campbell this Saturday at the St. Pete Shootout in Florida. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball faces Campbell this Saturday at the St. Pete Shootout in Florida. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Month-long road trip faces APSU Men’s Basketball after home opener

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) men’s basketball team opens its 2018-19 regular season at home this Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at the Dunn Center with a 7:00pm contest versus Oakland City, but then packs it bags for a month-long, seven-game road trip.

The extended road swing for the Governors will be the longest such stretch of games for APSU in the regular season since the beginning of the 2010-11 season, when they opened their schedule with nine straight games away from Clarksville – including two Ohio Valley Conference contests.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball begins season Tuesday with game against Oakland City at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball begins season Tuesday with game against Oakland City at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball releases schedule for 2018-19

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – After a first season which featured a third-place turnaround and Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year honors, Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Matt Figger has announced the 2018-19 schedule for the Govs.

The 13-game non-conference schedule will feature two in-season tournaments and the longest stretch of road games in program history—a 30-day, seven-game, four-state, two-country jaunt from November 9th-December 8th.

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