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APSU Governors Basketball beats UT Martin Skyhawks to become OVC Champs

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – For the first time since 2008, Austin Peay State University is dancing towards the NCAA Tournament after hoisting its fifth Ohio Valley Conference Championship trophy.

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Austin Peay Governors pose for a group photo following the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship game against the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Municipal Auditorium. Austin Peay won 83-73. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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APSU Basketball plays UT Martin for the OVC Tournament Title today

 

Austin Peay (17-17/7-9 OVC) vs. UT Martin (19-13/10-6 OVC)

Saturday, March 5th, 2016 | 5:00pm CT
Nashville, TN | Municipal Auditorium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – All season long the West Division was considered the inferior of the two Ohio Valley Conference Divisions. Four teams from the East, in fact, had 11 or more wins while in the West, co-champs, UT Martin and Murray State, each had “only” 10.

But it is the West that is still standing after three OVC tourney days. Two West Division teams will be playing in the tourney championship game 5:00pm, Saturday.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball continues OVC Tournament run today taking on UT Martin in OVC Championship game.(APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball continues OVC Tournament run today taking on UT Martin in OVC Championship game.(APSU Sports Information)

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Pre-Championship APSU Pep Rally set for Saturday afternoon

 

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APSU BasketballNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team has punched its ticket to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament finale. APSU will face the UT Martin Skyhawks in the OVC Championship game.

You don’t want to miss this.

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APSU Basketball takes down #1 seed Belmont Bruins in OT, advance to OVC Championship Game

 

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APSU Men's BasketballNashville, TN – The Miracle on 4th Avenue continued Friday night. Craig Bradshaw’s tip in as time evaporated in overtime was disallowed as No. 8 seed Austin Peay shocked No. 1 seed Belmont, 97-96, in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament semifinals.

The Govs will advance to the OVC championship game for the first time since losing to Morehead State in double overtime in the 2009 title contest.

Austin Peay Governors Basketball defeats Belmont Bruins 97-96 overtime to advance to the OVC Championship Game. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Basketball defeats Belmont Bruins 97-96 overtime to advance to the OVC Championship Game. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Soccer picked eighth in OVC preseason poll

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team was picked to finish eighth for the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference season, according to the preseason poll voted on by coaches and sports information directors.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer. (APSU Sports Information)

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Dr. Cooper Beazley to be inducted into APSU Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Dr. Beazley has helped APSU athletics enjoy a “Wonderful Life”

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Former APSU athletic trainer Chuck Kimmel likes to compare Dr. Cooper Beazley to George Bailey, the selfless central figure of the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and the Austin Peay training room, to Bedford Falls, the fictional home of Bailey.

Kimmel wonders what APSU athletics medical care, what the APSU athletic training room would be like today if not for the longtime orthopedic surgeon.

Dr. Cooper Beazley (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Dr. Cooper Beazley (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Dr. Cooper Beazley, Gary McClure and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into APSU Athletic Hall of Fame

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Gary McClure, Austin Peay State University’s all-time winningest baseball coach who has taken his Governors to five NCAA Regionals, and Dr. W. Cooper Beazley, whose dedication to APSU athletics and its athletes extends well beyond financial contributions and services, have been named to 2013 APSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

In addition, Andrew Lorentzson, who starred in basketball for Austin Peay in the mid-1930s when it was a junior college, also will be inducted into the APSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame through the new Honors category, reserved for those former athletes who competed at least 50 years ago.

Gary McClure, Dr. W. Cooper Beazley and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Gary McClure, Dr. W. Cooper Beazley and Andrew Lorentzson to be inducted into the APSU Athletic Hall of Fame. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer gets late goal to defeat SIU Edwardsville and advance to OVC Championship game

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMartin, TN – A late Joceline Quiceno goal propelled  Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team back into the Ohio Valley Conference tournament final by way of a 1-0 victory against SIU Edwardsville, Friday, at Skyhawk Stadium.

The victory puts Austin Peay (12-7-1) back in the championship game for the first time since 2010. They will face regular-season champion UT Martin (12-5-3) in Sunday’s 1:00pm final. Austin Peay fell to Morehead State, 2-1, in their first OVC Championship game.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Soccer travel to Evansville for exhibition opener

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – After opening fall camp a week ago, the Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team will see its first live preseason action when it travels to Indiana for a 7:00pm, Wednesday, exhibition match at Evansville.

Austin Peay Soccer. (Courtesy: Cidnie Sydney-Brewington/APSU)

Austin Peay Soccer. (Courtesy: Cidnie Sydney-Brewington/APSU)

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Northrup named to NSCAA Scholar All-Region team

 

APSU Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Senior Samantha Northrup, of the Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-Region third team, which was announced Thursday.

To be nominated, a student-athlete must have a 3.30 grade-point average, start more than 50 percent of her games and be a significant contributor.

Samantha Northrup,APSU women’s soccer team, was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-Region third team.  (Austin Peay Sports Information)

Samantha Northrup,APSU women’s soccer team, was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-Region third team. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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