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APSU has Four Teams receive NCAA Public Recognition honors

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsIndianapolis, IN – For a fourth consecutive year, four Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletic teams earned one of the NCAA’s top academic honors on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 receiving a Public Recognition Award from the organization for maintaining a multiyear Academic Progress Rate among the top 10 percent of their respective sport.

“Whenever I speak about the ‘Total Gov Concept’ this is exactly what I’m referring to,” said Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison.

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APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor to test NBA Draft prospects; retain eligibility to return

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball junior Terry Taylor has submitted his paperwork as an early entrant into the 2020 NBA Draft. Under NCAA rules adopted in 2018, the Bowling Green native can sign with a certified agent, receive feedback and still have the ability to return to school if he chooses.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Second APSU Men’s Basketball starter to transfer

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – For the third time in just about as many weeks, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team has been informed that a player from this past year’s team will be transferring from the program.

Rising junior point guard Antwuan Butler announced on his Twitter account on March 26th that after talking with his family he felt transferring would be in his best interests.

Austin Peay State Men's Basketball player Antwuan Butler announces transfer request. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State Men’s Basketball player Antwuan Butler announces transfer request. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: How NCAA shutdown could, is affecting APSU Athletics

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – While athletic departments like the Austin Peay State University (APSU) continue to wait and see on what will happen next as far as seeing a light at the end of the tunnel with this coronavirus (COVID-19) virus and all of its delays and shutdowns, some of the present and future day problems it has caused are starting to come to light, with plenty of questions left to be answered.

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Tennessee Athletics releases update to Coronavirus Information

 

Last updated: March 18th, 2020 | 8:52am CT

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – As Tennessee Athletics and the UT Office of Emergency Management closely monitor coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, the health of our student-athletes, staff and campus community remains at the forefront of all decision making.

These are unique circumstances, and responsible and deliberate decisions are being made in consultation with public health authorities. Given the fluid nature of ongoing developments, we will share new, pertinent information as it becomes available.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs join others in waiting for what comes next after suspension of activities

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Not since World War II has there been a suspension of college athletics on such a widespread level across the country, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletic program among them, as the NCAA and its members try to figure out how to deal with the ramifications of ending their seasons due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The dominos started to fall with the cancellation of the men’s and women’s NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament, as well as any spring NCAA Championships that would follow over the next few months.

Austin Peay State University Sports on hold due to coronavirus concerns. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Sports on hold due to coronavirus concerns. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Athletics releases Coronavirus Information, Updates

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – As Tennessee Athletics and the UT Office of Emergency Management closely monitor COVID-19 (Coronavirus) developments, the health of our student-athletes, staff and campus community remains at the forefront of all decision making.

These are unique circumstances, and responsible and deliberate decisions are being made in consultation with public health authorities. Given the fluid nature of ongoing developments, we will share new, pertinent information as it becomes available.

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Major League Baseball to delay Opening Day at least 2 weeks, Spring Training games cancelled

 

Major League BaseballNew York, NY – Major League Baseball has cancelled the remainder of its Spring Training games, also announcing that the start of the 2020 regular season will be delayed by at least two weeks due to the national emergency created by the coronavirus pandemic.

The decision was announced following a call with all 30 Clubs and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association. Opening Day was originally scheduled for Thursday, March 26th, 2020.

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APSU Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison’s Statement on Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Statement from Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison regarding the coronavirus response as of noon, Thursday:

“We recognize the concerns regarding the coronavirus and are closely monitoring the situation along with our campus partners, university experts, the Ohio Valley Conference and the NCAA. We have begun enacting policies and procedures to handle the current situation as it stands and are preparing for any escalation.

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Austin Peay State University suspends classes until March 23rd due to Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) President Alisa White sent the following letter to the campus community today:

Dear Austin Peay State University Community,

We are continuing to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in consultation with federal, state and local health officials, and our COVID-19 Task Force.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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