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Austin Peay State University sports legend Tom Morgan passes away at age of 87

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Tom Morgan, the multi-sport standout considered one of the greatest pure athletes in Austin Peay State University (APSU) history, passed away Friday morning, July 17th, 2020, at the age of 87.

A 1978 inductee into the Austin Peay State University Athletics Hall of Fame, which was the first full class to be enshrined, Morgan was a standout on the basketball court and on the diamond, setting numerous records in his heyday.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball plays Morehead State at the Dunn Center, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (19-10 | 13-3 OVC) vs. Morehead State (13-16 | 7-9 OVC)

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – The final week of the regular season sees the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team hosting Morehead State in a must-win Senior Night affair, 8:00pm, Thursday night, February 26th, 2020 in the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball hosts Morehead State in critical must win game at the Dunn Center, Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball hosts Morehead State in critical must win game at the Dunn Center, Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball takes care of SIU Edwardsville, 78-80

 

APSU Men's BasketballEdwardsville, IL – It’s an odd sensation, to characterize an 18-point win as workmanlike. And yet, that’s the dominance that Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball has begun to exhibit. After handling SIU Edwardsville 78-60—and minutes later, after watching Eastern Illinois finish a furious comeback to topple Murray State.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball takes down SIU Edwardsville 78-60 and takes the lead in the OVC. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball takes down SIU Edwardsville 78-60 and takes the lead in the OVC. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball travels to SIU Edwardsville, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (18-9 | 12-2 OVC) at SIU Edwardsville (7-20 | 4-10 OVC)

Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 8:00pm CT
Edwardsville, IL | Vadalabene Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – In control of its own destiny, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team will take to the road for three of its last four games, beginning with a trip to Edwardsville to take on SIU Edwardsville in a 7:00pm, Thursday, contest at the Vadalabene Center.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball begins final road trips Thursday at SIU Edwardsville. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball begins final road trips Thursday at SIU Edwardsville. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball plays Eastern Illinois at the Dunn Center, Saturday

 

Austin Peay (15-7, OVC 9-0) vs. Eastern Illinois (11-10, OVC 4-5)

Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 4:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – As the second half of the Ohio Valley Conference schedule gets underway, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team looks to keep its unbeaten record alive when the Govs welcome Eastern Illinois into the Dunn Center for a Saturday afternoon matchup.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball faces Eastern Illinois Saturday at the Dunn Center. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball faces Eastern Illinois Saturday at the Dunn Center. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball rally in second half to beat Southeast Missouri, 83-70

 

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APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – One goal in the books. Hopefully, the first of many to be achieved in 2019. Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team picked up win No. 20 in an 83-70 dispatching of Southeast Missouri in their penultimate home contest to the 2018-19 season thanks to stifling second-half defense and four Govs in double figures.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball rolls past Southeast Missouri 83-70 Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball rolls past Southeast Missouri 83-70 Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball hosts Southeast Missouri, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (19-8 | 11-3 OVC) vs. Southeast Missouri (9-18 | 4-10 OVC)

Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – With an opening-round bye secured for next month’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team turns its attention to positioning itself for a run to the top-two, beginning Thursday when the Govs host Southeast Missouri at 8:00pm as the second half of a doubleheader, with the women’s contest scheduled for a 5:30pm tipoff.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball takes on Southeast Missouri at the Dunn Center Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball takes on Southeast Missouri at the Dunn Center Thursday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Two APSU basketball greats enter home stretch of record-breaking careers

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the calendar switching from January to February, Austin Peay State University basketball standouts Chris Horton and Tiasha Gray enter the final regular-season month of their respective record-breaking careers.

Both arrived on Austin Peay’s campus in 2012, Horton from Columbus High School in Decatur, GA; while Gray stayed near home to continue her hoops career after playing at Clarksville High School.

While the pair play different positions for their teams – Horton is a 6-8 center, while Gray is a 5-4 point guard – both have helped re-write the record book, both at Austin Peay and the Ohio Valley Conference.

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APSU Governors Basketball get 84-77 home win over Wofford

 

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Chris Horton grabs 1000th rebound, Josh Robinson scores 30

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TNJosh Robinson scored a career-high 30 points, including a Dunn Center record 14-of-14 free throws, while Chris Horton snatched his 1,000th career rebound as Austin Peay State University held off Wofford, 84-77, Tuesday night, in non-conference basketball action.

The victory was the Govs’ second straight and pulled them one game shy of .500 at 6-7.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball beat Wofford 84-77 at the Dunn Center Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball beat Wofford 84-77 at the Dunn Center Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball takes down Oakland City Mighty Oaks, 83-55

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TNChris Horton scored 17 points and grabbed 19 rebounds in only 28 minutes as Austin Peay State University downed Oakland City, 83-55, Wednesday night in pre-Thanksgiving basketball action in Dave Aaron Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball get home win against Oakland City Wednesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball get home win against Oakland City Wednesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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