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Austin Peay State University Basketball hoping to finish strong

 

Southeast Missouri vs. Austin Peay Governors

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 | 7:30pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay men’s basketball team will enter this weekend in an extremely unfamiliar territory. One of the OVC’s most successful programs for nearly the last three decades will not be playing for an OVC tournament seed.

The Governors strictly will be playing for pride and building for the future when they play Southeast Missouri, 7:00pm, Thursday, and UT Martin, 7:30pm, Saturday.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball falls late at Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCape Girardeau, MO – Kicking off its Ohio Valley Conference schedule against Southeast Missouri at the Show Me Center, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team looked sharp at times but faded late in a hard-fought 86-84 loss to the Redhawks, Thursday.

The Govs (4-11, 0-1 OVC) dropped the OVC opener for the second straight season. Southeast Missouri moves to 10-6 (2-0 OVC).

Austin Peay Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball starts the OVC season on the road against Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Southeast Missouri

January 3rd, 2013 | 7:00pm
Show Me Center| Cape Girardeau, MO

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCape Girardeau, MO – Austin Peay will open its Ohio Valley Conference season on the road for a third straight season when it travels to the Show Me Central to face Southeast Missouri, 7:00pm Thursday.

This will be the fourth time in the last five seasons the Govs have opened with SEMO, but it will be the first time the two teams will play a divisional game.

APSU Men's Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Men’s Basketball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball looks to maintain momentum against the Southeast Missouri Skyhawks

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Southeast Missouri
Saturday, February 25th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:30pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN | Winfield Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It is no longer a matter of “if” for Austin Peay’s basketball team in reference to qualifying for its 28th straight Ohio Valley Conference basketball tournament. Now it is a matter of where the Governors will be seeded when the tournament starts this coming Wednesday at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium.

The Governors can be seeded as high as sixth and as low as eighth heading into Saturday’s 7:30pm regular-season finale against Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball need victory to guarantee Ohio Valley Conference Tournament appearance

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball at UT Martin
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 | Tipoff: 5:30pm (CT)
Martin, TN | Arena: Elam Center (4,800)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay enters the final weekend in a position it never saw coming.

In fact, the Governors need a win this weekend–or an Eastern Illinois loss–to assure its 28th straight appearance in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. The last time the Govs failed to appear in an OVC tourney? George Orwell’s favorite year…1984.

The Governors were picked to finish first in the OVC, but after losing center John Fraley in the season’s first game with a concussion for nine straight games, they never seemed to recover.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball to battle the Southeast Missouri Redhawks for second place in OVC

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Southeast Missouri
January 26th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm | Show Me Center | Cape Girardeau, MO

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCape Girardeau, MO – Southeast Missouri has been a surprise to everyone, except to themselves.

The Redhawks, who will play host to Austin Peay, 7:00pm, Thursday, finished strongly the 2010-11 season to earn an OVC tourney berth for the first time since 2007. Entering the season, they returned a quality cast, including 6-7 senior Leon Powell plus guards Marcus Brister and three-point specialist Marland Smith.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Governors advance to OVC Tournament semifinals with victory against SEMO

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – Caleb Brown scored a career-high 28 points to lead Austin Peay State University to a 76-60 victory, Thursday night, against stubborn Southeast Missouri in Ohio Valley Conference tournament quarterfinal action played at Municipal Auditorium.

Caleb Brown brings the ball upcourt as Austin Peay State University defeats Southeast Missouri 76-60 victory, Thursday night. Brown also scored a career-high 28 points.

Caleb Brown brings the ball upcourt as Austin Peay State University defeats Southeast Missouri 76-60 victory, Thursday night. Brown also scored a career-high 28 points.

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Governors set to face upstart Southeast Missouri in OVC Tourney quarterfinals

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

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

The Governors enter the tourney as the No. 3 seed after finishing in a second-place tie with Morehead State, but the Eagles held the tiebreaker advantage over APSU. As a result, the Eagles will have benefit of two byes into the tournament semifinals while the Governors’ drive to the title will start Thursday.

APSU Men's Basketball.

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Governors roll past Southeast Missouri, 75-52

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – TyShwan Edmondson and Josh Terry combined for 33 points as Austin Peay State University defeated Southeast Missouri, 75-52, Saturday night in Ohio Valley Conference basketball action played in Dave Aaron Arena.

The victory allowed the Govs to finish the OVC season at 13-5, good enough for a second-place tie, and 19-12 overall. The Govs will be the OVC tourney’s No. 3 seed. The tourney will begin Wednesday with the Governors playing 8:00pm, Thursday against the winner of the No. 6 seed Eastern Kentucky-No. 7 seed Southeast Missouri contest.

APSU Men's Basketball.

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Senior Night as Governors wrap up regular season against Redhawks

 

APSU Men’s Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay will wrap up the 2010-11 regular season, 7:30pm, Saturday, against Southeast Missouri with more than a few goals left to accomplish.

First, the Governors (18-12/12-5 OVC) can still conceivably gain the second seed in next week’s Ohio Valley Conference tournament. If the Govs defeat the Redhawks, Saturday, and Morehead State loses at UT Martin, APSU would gain that No. 2 seed.

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