Topic: OVC West
Clarksville, TN – First-year head coach Matt Figger has put together a 2017-18 slate that will test his new-look Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team early and often.
A quartet of high-major opponents, an appearance in the NIT Season Tip-Off and five participants in the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament dot the schedule—an ambitious 12-game non-conference slate ahead of the grueling, expanded 18-game gauntlet that is the Ohio Valley Conference schedule in 2017-18.
Austin Peay (8-18/4-8 OVC) vs. Eastern Illinois (13-13/5-8 OVC)
Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, February 15th, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball begins its final set of regular season home contests with a 7:00pm contest against Ohio Valley Conference West Division foe Eastern Illinois in the Dunn Center.
Austin Peay (8-17/4-7 OVC) at Murray State (12-13/6-5 OVC)
Saturday, February 11th, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – After polishing off the Team Up North at home in this season’s initial Battle of the Border contest, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team makes the return trek to the CFSB Center for a 7:00pm, Saturday contest against Murray State.
The Governors enter play needing a win to keep pace as the conference race winds toward its inexorable conclusion.
APSU Athletics Department
Clarksville, TN – After rallying back from a 12-point first half deficit, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team was unable to put away a resilient Tennessee State squad, dropping a 70-66 decision to the Tigers in a Saturday night special at the Dunn Center.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – All five starters scored in double figures for Austin Peay State University in Saturday’s contest against Southeast Missouri, before a packed house in the Dunn Center.
Unfortunately, a second-half shooting swoon doomed the Governors in an 82-71 loss to the Redhawks, who grabbed the lead in the OVC West Division with the victory.
Austin Peay (7-15/3-5 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (10-13/5-3)
Saturday, January 28th, 2017 | 6:30pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball looks to close out a season-long four-game homestand on a high note when the Govs host Southeast Missouri in a 6:30pm, Saturday, contest in the Dunn Center.
Austin Peay (7-14/3-4 OVC) vs. UT Martin (14-8/4-3 OVC)
Thursday, January 26th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – In a rematch of last season’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship game, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will host UT Martin in a primetime, nationally-televised contest, 8:00pm, Thursday, in the Dunn Center.
Austin Peay (6-13) vs. Morehead State (7-11)
Thursday, January 19th, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – With their fearless leader back on the sideline and a four-game road trip behind them, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball will make its 2017 home debut when the Govs host Morehead State to kick off a four-game homestand, 7:00pm, Thursday.
Austin Peay (5-13) at Eastern Illinois (9-8)
Saturday, January 14th, 2017 | 11:00am CT
Clarksville, TN – With their first Ohio Valley Conference victory behind them, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team looks to make it back-to-back wins to conclude their longest OVC road trip of the season with an 11:00am, Saturday contest at Eastern Illinois in Lantz Arena.
Austin Peay (4-13) at SIU Edwardsville (5-12)
Thursday, January 12th, 2017 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will get its first challenge against an Ohio Valley Conference West Division opponent when the Govs travel to Edwardsville, IL, to take on SIU Edwardsville in an 8:00pm, Thursday, contest before a national audience.
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