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Austin Peay State University Red Coat Society inducts three new members Saturday Night

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On Saturday night, February 18th, the Red Coat Society inducted Don Jenkins, owner of Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda ; Gary Mathews, owner of Gary Mathews Automotive Group, and James Corlew, owner of James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac during halftime of the Austin Peay Governors Sears BracketBusters contest with Youngstown State.

The Red Coat Society serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club. This is the ninth year for the Red Coat Society.

Gary Mathews, James Corlew, and Don Jenkins were inducted into the Red Coat Society Saturday Night at halftime of the Austin Peay Governors vs. Youngstown State basketball game.

Gary Mathews, James Corlew, and Don Jenkins were inducted into the Red Coat Society Saturday Night at halftime of the Austin Peay Governors vs. Youngstown State basketball game.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball snap five-game losing skid with win over Youngstown State in Sears BracketBusters matchup

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – On paper, Saturday’s Sears BracketBusters matchup between the Austin Peay Governors and Youngstown State Penguins wasn’t supposed to mean much.

Try telling that to TyShwan Edmondson.

Coming off the bench for a second straight game, Edmondson bounced back for one of his better performances of the season, scoring 23 points as the Govs hung on for a 71-68 victory in the Dunn Center.

TyShwan Edmondson connects on a three from the corner Saturday night to help propel the Austin Peay Governors past the Youngstown State Penguins 71-68. Edmondson led the Govs in scoring with 23 points. Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

TyShwan Edmondson connects on a three from the corner Saturday night to help propel the Austin Peay Governors past the Youngstown State Penguins 71-68. Edmondson led the Govs in scoring with 23 points. Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Red Coat Society to induct Three prominent Clarksville Auto Dealers

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Three prominent Clarksville automobile dealers, who have been strong supporters of Austin Peay State University athletics for decades, will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, Saturday.

Don Jenkins, owner of Jenkins and Wynne Ford Lincoln Honda ; Gary Mathews, owner of Gary Mathews Automotive Group, and James Corlew, owner of James Corlew Chevrolet Cadillac, will be recognized Saturday during halftime of the Governors’ Sears BracketBusters contest with Youngstown State. A reception also will take place 4:00pm, in the second level Governors Club Room. The trio will be honored with a red coat. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball to face Youngstown State in Sears BracketBusters

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State
February 18th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:30pm
Dave Aaron Arena | Clarksville, TN

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay hopes a late-season break from Ohio Valley Conference action can help get the Govs back on track as Youngstown State comes to town, 7:30pm, Saturday for the Sears BracketBusters contest.

The Govs are amidst a five-game losing streak after dropping an unseemly 52-48 decision, Wednesday. After permitting more than 70 points in five straight games, the Govs encountered other issues against Morehead State.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball suffers fifth straight loss in 52-48 heartbreaker to the Morehead State Eagles

 

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Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN – With his team mired in a four-game losing streak, Austin Peay State University head coach Dave Loos turned to his bench for a spark, giving reserve guards Herdie Lawrence and Alton Williams their fifth and first career starts.

Unfortunately for Loos and the Austin Peay Governors, the extra spark would not be enough to keep the Govs from squandering a 4-point lead over the game’s final three minutes as the Govs fell 52-48 to Morehead State Wednesday night.

Melvin Baker positions himself under the goal during the Austin Peay Governors 52-48 loss to the Morehead State Eagles Wednesday night. Baker was the Governors leading scorer with 17 points.

Melvin Baker positions himself under the goal during the Austin Peay Governors 52-48 loss to the Morehead State Eagles Wednesday night. Baker was the Governors leading scorer with 17 points.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball looks to snap losing streak when the Morehead State Eagles visit the Dunn Center

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Morehead State
Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm
Clarksville, TN | Arena: Dave Aaron Arena (7,257)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay certainly hasn’t gotten to the point of hitting the panic button, but the Governors are in an unaccustomed spot heading down the regular-season stretch.

Historically, Austin Peay peaks in February. Since the mid-1990s the Govs have captured nearly 70 percent of their games in Feburary-March. The Govs find themselves entering Wednesday’s 7:00pm game with Morehead State already owning a 0-3 February record.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball heads to Murray State to test the once-beaten No. 7/9 Racers

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball at Murray State
February 11th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:30pm
CFSB Event Center | Murray, KY

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMurray, KY – Despite a disappointing 2011-12 season to this point, Austin Peay hopes it can live up to its half of what is called the Ohio Valley Conference’s “Best Rivalry.”

Austin Peay travels to Murray State, 7:30pm, Saturday, looking to snap a three game losing streak that saw the Govs lose, 94-55, Monday at Belmont. Meanwhile, the Racers saw their 23-game winning streak end at home to Tennessee State, Thursday.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball face future OVC opponent the Belmont Bruins Monday night

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Belmont
Monday, February 6th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm (CT)
Nashville, TN | Arena: Curb Event Center

Austin Peay State University GovernorsNashville, TN – The Austin Peay Governors travel to Nashville Tennessee to take on the Belmont Bruins at the Curb Event Center Monday night starting at 7:00pm.

The Govs will have to deal with the two-headed inside monster of 6-9 Mick Hedgepth and 6-10 Scott Saunders for Belmont. The latter scored 23 against the Governors in their first meeting, a 77-67 Bruins victory in Clarksville back in December.

John Fraley drives around Tennessee Tech's Bassey Inameti towards the basket Thursday night. Fraley had a 31 point career performance. He also grabbed 17 rebounds. Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

John Fraley drives around Tennessee Tech's Bassey Inameti towards the basket Thursday night. Fraley had a 31 point career performance. He also grabbed 17 rebounds. Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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Austin Peay Governors Basketball take on Kevin Murphy and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm (CT)
Clarksville, TN | Arena: Dunn Center (7,257)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It had been since the 1991-92 season that an Ohio Valley Conference basketball player scored 50 or more points in a game.

That changed Monday night. Tennessee Tech senior guard Kevin Murphy, the preseason OVC Player of the Year, knocked down 16 of 21 field goals, including six three pointers, along with 12-of-14 free-throw attempts for 50 points as the Golden Eagles roasted SIU Edwardsville, 98-80. That victory avenged the Golden Eagle, December 29th loss at SIUE.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball.

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ESPN Sears BracketBusters comes to Clarksville with Austin Peay Governors Basketball facing former OVC foe Youngstown State

 

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball vs. Youngstown State
February 18th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:30pm
Dunn Center | Clarksville, TN.

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team will play an old Ohio Valley Conference foe for the 10th annual Sears BracketBusters.

Youngstown State, an OVC member from 1981-82 season through 1987-88, will come to Clarksville for the Saturday, February 18th contest, tentatively scheduled for 7:30pm.

The Penguins, members of the Horizon League, currently are 11-9 overall with a 6-4 conference record. This past Saturday they lost to league leader Cleveland State, 67-47, at home.

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