Topic: NCAA tournament
Greenville, SC – Tennessee Lady Vols basketball freshman Jordan Horston poured in a career-high 24 points, but it wasn’t enough to fend off a hot-handed #16/18 Kentucky team that shot 51 percent from the floor to seize an 86-65 victory in a No. 3 seed vs. No. 6 seed match-up in the SEC Tournament Third Round on Friday night.
Clarksville, TN – If you thought March Madness was just on the basketball court this week, you are mistaken if you are a fan of Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics, as the next seven days will be full of action both home and away for the Governors.
Now while there is no question the men’s and women’s Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championships at the Ford Center in Evansville, IN, will headline this week’s action – and rightfully so – with possible bids to the NCAA tournament on the line, but there will be plenty more action for Govs fans to watch.
Tennessee (19-9 | 9-6 SEC) at Auburn (10-16 | 4-11 SEC)
Sunday, March 1st, 21020 | 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET)
Auburn, AL – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (19-9, 9-6 SEC) closes out the regular season on the road, taking on the Auburn Tigers (10-16, 4-11 SEC) in their Senior Day game on Sunday afternoon at Auburn Arena. Tip-off is slated for 2:05pm CT (3:05pm ET).
This will mark the first meeting of 2019-20 between the Lady Vols and AU, who stand tied for fifth and in 12th, respectively, in the SEC standings entering the final game of the regular season.
The Big Orange women have bounced back from the roughest part of their schedule to emerge victorious in their last two games and equal last season’s final victory total.
Clarksville, TN – Following an undefeated regular season and an Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team was picked to defend their title by the league’s coaches.
Clarksville, TN – The 2020 Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball schedule is highlighted by a slate of 54 games, including matchups versus eight teams that saw postseason action in either the NCAA Tournament or National Invitational Softball Championship, as well as 21 home games at Cathi Maynard Park-Cheryl Holt Field.
Clarksville, TN – As the final days of the 2019 calendar countdown we can look back on a terrific athletic year for Austin Peay State University (APSU), which in the end saw a pair of Ohio Valley Conference Titles come to the Governors.
The year started off with both the APSU men’s and women’s basketball teams making the OVC Tournament after posting .500-or-better seasons, including the men’s team recording their first 20-plus win season since the 2010-11 school year and winning an in-season tournament title – the St. Pete Shootout in December.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumni Derek Wright had just completed the finest game statistically in his basketball career. The senior guard scored 43 points in a 121-116 triple-overtime loss to Southeast Missouri, January 29th, 2008. It was the first time a Gov broke the 40-point barrier in nearly 11 seasons.
Of course, Wright was summoned after the game to talk to the media. Leaf-Chronicle reporter James Horne had a stat sheet in hand to show Wright that he not only scored 43 points but knocked down a career-best five three-pointers while collecting seven steals.
Austin Peay (5-1) at Kentucky (6-0)
Sunday, December 1st, 2019 | 3:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – For the first time this season Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s basketball will play a nationally televised game on the SEC Network when they take on the Kentucky Wildcats at 3:00pm, Sunday, in Memorial Coliseum.
Tennessee (1-0 | 0-0 SEC) vs. Murray State (1-0 | 0-0 OVC)
Monday, November 12th, 2019 | 8:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Vols men’s basketball returns to the hardwood for the second game of its two game homestand when it takes on Murray State at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night. Tipoff is set for 8:00pm CT on SEC Network.
Tuesday’s game will be available on SEC Network and online through WatchESPN. Visit espn.com/watch or download the ESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Kevin Fitzgerald (play-by-play) and Dane Bradshaw (color) will have the call.
Tennessee Lady Vols vs. East Tennessee
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team, which is receiving votes in the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, opens the 2019-20 regular-season schedule on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 as the Lady Vols take on East Tennessee at Freedom Hall in Johnson City at 6:00pm CT.
The match-up marks the regular-season debut of Kellie Harper as UT’s head coach. She will attempt to become the first coach to win in her Lady Vol debut since Margaret Hutson beat MTSU at home on January 15th, 1971. The last time a Tennessee women’s basketball coach was victorious in her debut game on the road was Mabel Miller, who directed her Big Orange troops to glory against Cumberland (KY) on March 10th, 1922.
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