AUSTIN PEAY GOVERNORS NEWS

Jacksonville State dominates Austin Peay 56-0

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Miles Jones ran for three touchdowns and Jacksonville State dominated Austin Peay 56-0 on Saturday. Jacksonville State (7-1, 5-0 Ohio Valley Conference) outgained Austin Peay (1-8, 1-4) 655 to 144 yards. JSU held two Governors' quarterbacks to 31 yards passing combined. The Gamecocks took their first possession 65 yards on seven plays, culminating with Troymaine...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay holds off Murray State 20-13

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mickey Macius threw three touchdowns, all to Jared Beard, and Austin Peay snapped an 18-game losing streak with a 20-13 win over Murray State on Saturday night. The losing streak had been the longest active skid in FCS. The Governors (1-6, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference) took advantage of turnovers to capture and pad their lead, then held on for their first win...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mercer beats Austin Peay 49-21

MACON, Ga. (AP) John Russ threw for three touchdowns and Alex Lakes ran for two more Saturday and Mercer dominated Austin Peay 49-21, pushing the Governors' losing streak to 18 straight games. Chandler Curtis, who returned a punt 99 yards for a score in last week's loss to Samford, returned a punt 61 yards for a TD for Mercer (5-2). Russ was 10 of 13 for 179 yards passing, including...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

E. Kentucky goes to 5-0, blanks Austin Peay, 31-0

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Eastern Kentucky ran its record to 5-0 for just the ninth time in program history as the Colonels blanked Austin Peay, 31-0 on Saturday night. Eastern Kentucky held the Governors to 190 yards of total offense and kept them penned in their own end of the field for all but three plays in the first half. Austin Peay put together an 87-yard drive in the second...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Coprich, Roberson, Illinois St. beat Austin Peay

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Marshaun Coprich ran for 156 yards and two scores, Tre Roberson threw four touchdown passes and Illinois State beat Austin Peay, 55-6, Saturday night. Roberson completed 12 of 16 passes for 222 yards and Lechein Neblett had four catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns. Illinois State (3-0) racked up 27 first downs, punted just twice and scored a touchdown on its...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chattanooga overwhelms Austin Peay 42-6

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jacob Huesman threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns to lead Chattanooga to a 42-6 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday. Huesman, who was the Southern Conference offensive player of the year in 2013, led Chattanooga (1-2) to a 42-6 third quarter lead before taking a seat. He was 18-of-23 passing. Tommy Hudson was the top receiver, pulling in seven passes...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay point guard Smith suspended for half 2014-15 season

  Austin Peay point guard Damarius Smith has been suspended for the first half of the 2014-15 season over what the school is describing as a violation of athletic department policy. Smith will miss all 14 of Austin Peay's nonconference games, though he will be able to practice with the team during his suspension. The 6-foot-2 senior from Clarksville is scheduled to return in time...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay point guard Damarius Smith suspended

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Austin Peay point guard Damarius Smith has been suspended for the first half of the 2014-15 season over what the school is describing as a violation of athletic department policy. Smith will miss all 14 of Austin Peay's nonconference games, though he will be able to practice with the team during his suspension. The 6-foot-2 senior from Clarksville is scheduled...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Do they play Mutant League Football at Austin Peay?

We’ve seen seemingly everything in the end zone. Words, logos, slashes, checkerboards but what’s in the end zone at Austin Peay University takes the cake.   Yes, that is a sinkhole that is currently residing in the corner of the end zone at Austin Peay. According to Luke Thompson of the Leaf-Chronicle, the sinkhole was originally three feet by five feet and went about five...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sinkhole opens up at Austin Peay stadium during construction

Construction crews were working on Governors Stadium at Austin Peay State University on Thursday when a massive sinkhole opened up that extended into one of the end zones. According to the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle, the hole started out about 3 feet by 5 feet wide and 5 feet deep but has turned into a 40-foot […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Giant Sinkhole Tries To Swallow Austin Peay’s Football Stadium

A giant sinkhole opened up at Austin Peay's Governors Stadium on Monday. The college football stadium is currently undergoing renovations.
Via Gamedayr
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Giant 40-Foot Sinkhole Opens Up At Austin Peay’s Football Stadium (Photos)

A massive sinkhole opened up inside Austin Peay State University’s football stadium in Clarksville, Tenn. on Monday. Here's a view of this massive sinkhole at Austin Peay! Check it out! Don't worry- no injuries. @WSMV http://t.co/v9oIbs4Ezz— Amber Ungaro (@AmberUngaroWSMV) May 19, 2014 TAPE PLAYBACK: Sinkhole at Austin Peay University in Nashville, TN via @NC5 http://t.co...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update: Ohio Valley

Austin Peay Governors Chris Porter-Bunton | 6′-4″ | SG | Warren Central (KY)| Domas Budrys | 6′-4″ | SG | Parkview Christian (NE)| Josh Robinson | 6′-4″ | SG | Saint Mary’s (MO)| Assane Diop | 6′-8″ | PF | Cloud County CC (KS)| After signing a sole incoming recruit during the early signing period, the Govs were active ...
Via Hoopniks
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

SE Missouri St clinches, beats Austin Peay 83-80

Tyler Stone pumped in 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Southeast Missouri State held off Austin Peay, 83-80 Thursday night to clinch a berth in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. The Redhawks shot a red-hot 60 percent from the field (33 of 55), but left the door open for Austin Peay in the final minute by converting just 4 of 8 free throw attempts. Jarekious Bradley scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Morehead St. gets past Austin Peay 90-88 in 2OT

Angelo Warner hit a turnaround jumper in the lane with less than a second remaining in the second overtime as Morehead State edged Austin Peay 90-88 Wednesday night. Warner was honored before the game for becoming the 30th 1,000 point scorer for Morehead. He finished with 28 for the Eagles (19-9, 10-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Warner sank a pair of game-tying free throws at the end...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dyson leads Austin Peay over E. Illinois 88-83

Ed Dyson scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Austin Peay hung on to defeat Eastern Illinois 88-83 Thursday night. Down 80-67, Eastern Illinois hit four 3-pointers in 37 seconds, two by Dylan Chatman, to pull within 82-79 with 31 seconds to play. But Austin Peay was six of six from the line in the closing seconds to seal it. Dyson scored 14 points in the second half, finishing...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay turns back Tennessee State 75-65

Travis Betran scored 21 points and Ed Dyson had a career-high 20 to lead Austin Peay to a 75-65 win over Tennessee State on Thursday. Will Triggs added 12 points for the Governors (10-13, 4-5 Ohio Valley). M.J. Rhett led Tennessee State (3-22, 2-9) with 20 points. Patrick Miller added 17, Kennedy Eubanks 13 and Jay Harris 11. The Tigers shot just 36.5 percent but had 18 offensive...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay defeats Tennessee Tech 83-69

Travis Betran scored 20 points and Will Triggs added 17 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds as Austin Peay rolled to an 83-69 victory Saturday night over Tennessee Tech. Demarius Smith's jumper gave Austin Peay a 59-46 lead with 10:16 remaining, and the Governors led by double digits the rest of the way. Smith finished with 18 points and nine assists. He injured his ankle...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray State silences Austin Peay 89-67

Jeffery Moss scored 20 points and Cameron Payne added 15 as Murray State handed Austin Peay its first Ohio Valley Conference loss, 89-67 on Saturday night. Moss sparked an 18-6 run with a 3-pointer to close out the half 43-31 and put the Racers ahead for good. Jarvis Williams chipped in 14 points and Tyler Rambo added 13 for Murray State (9-7, 4-0). The Governors (8-9, 2-1) improved...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay knocks off SE Missouri 80-74

Chris Horton scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Austin Peay to an 80-74 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Southeast Missouri State Saturday night. Travis Betran contributed 16 points, Will Triggs added 14, Zavion Williams had 12 and Damarius Smith had eight points and 10 assists for Austin Peay (8-8, 2-0). The Redhawks (8-7, 0-2) held a 38-33 advantage at the...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay skates past UT-Martin 81-68

Chris Horton scored 16 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and had a career-high eight blocks to lead Austin Peay to an 81-68 conference opening win over University of Tennessee-Martin on Thursday night. The Governors (7-8, 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) opened an early lead with a 13-3 run sparked by a Horton dunk midway through the first half and never let their advantage drop below nine...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Peay topples Dalton State 93-57

Travis Betran scored 24 points, including 6 of 9 from beyond the arc in helping Austin Peay get past Dalton State 93-57 on Monday night. Zavion Williams helped out with 17 points and Will Triggs added 12 for Austin Peay who opens their Ohio Valley Conference schedule on Thursday against Tennessee-Martin. Austin Peay (6-8) broke out to an 11-0 lead against NAIA member Dalton State...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Austin Peay women lose 108-53 at No. 7 Louisville

Austin Peay coach Carrie Daniels thinks this one is going to help in the long run. The Lady Govs shot 30 percent and committed 24 turnovers in a 108-53 loss at No. 7 Louisville on Saturday night, but they showed a lot of toughness on the boards and that's what Daniels was focused on in the wake of the tough game against the Cardinals. ''I think you're going to see this team, Louisville...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Austin Peay surges late to beat Liberty 77-71

Travis Betran scored 23 points and Chris Horton added 21 with 11 rebounds as Austin Peay surged past Liberty 77-71 Saturday night. The Governors (5-5) reclaimed a lead after Ed Dyson hit a 3-pointer to ignite a 10-0 run, making the score 54-45 midway through the second half. Liberty (4-6) climbed back within two after a John-Caleb Sanders layup, but Austin Peay used another surge...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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