Murry scores 33, Austin Peay upends SE Missouri 88-79

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) John Murry poured in a career-best 33 points as Austin Peay ended a tumultuous season with an 88-79 defeat of Southeast Missouri on Saturday. Murry was 9-for-17 shooting from the field, made five 3-pointers and went 10-for-11 at the line as Austin Peay, which was knocked out of a spot in the Ohio Valley Tournament on Thursday, rebounded with a rain of...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mobley scores 28, rallies UT Martin past Austin Peay 76-72

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Jacolby Mobley scored 28 points, including critical back-to-back 3-pointers and the clinching free throws to lead Tennessee Martin to a 76-72 win over Austin Peay on Thursday night. The Governors led 40-36 at the half and had an early 9-0 run before getting the lead to 10, 56-46, on a 3-pointer from Josh Robinson with 13:34 to play. Mobley hit a trey with 3...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Austin Peay beats SIUE for Loo's 500th win

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) John Murry scored 25 points with a career-high four 3-pointers, Kenny Jones had 20 points, and Austin Peay held off SIU-Edwardsville 92-84 on Saturday night for coach Dave Loo's 500th career win. Trailing by 14 at halftime, SIUE rallied in the second half on a 9-2 run capped by Jalen Henry's jumper and closed to 76-72 on Josh White's layup with 4:54 to...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Murry's 32 powers Austin Peay past Eastern Illinois, 85-80

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) John Murry poured in a career-high 32 points and Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos collected his 500th career victory as the Governors held off Eastern Illinois, 85-80 in an Ohio Valley Conference battle Thursday night. Murry was 10 of 21 from the field, hitting 4 of 10 from beyond the 3-point arc. Josh Robinson, who scored 36 points in the Governors first...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Fans Rallying To Donate To Cancer Fund For Mizzou Assistant’s 6-Year-Old Daughter

Rhyan Loos, the six-year-old daughter of Missouri assistant Brad Loos and the granddaughter of Austin Peay head coach Dave Loos, is currently battling neuroblastoma – a rare form of childhood cancer. This week, she and her family got some support from an unexpected source. According to The Kansas City Star, a 2004 Kansas graduate named Camille Andress has begun a movement to help...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Austin Peay fans’ chant is the best ever

The No. 16 Austin Peay Governors are in the middle of their opening round matchup against No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks and even though Austin Peay is likely getting shellacked by the time the final buzzer sounds, their fans can take solace in the fact that their rallying chant is probably the best of the tournament thus far. That chant? Why, none other than “Let’s Go Peay!” APSU...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

The Incredible Run of Austin Peay

Conference Tournament season always spawns great storylines as teams go into desperation mode. Even though the vast majority of Division I teams are playing with their season on the line, the top seeds generally prevail in the end. But this college basketball season has been different from the beginning. Top teams have been toppled all season and conference tournament play has...
Via The Steelers N'at
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Austin Peay, Yale become first to clinch NCAA Tournament bids

The 2016 NCAA Tournament is just around the corner and some conference championships are going to be decided this weekend and next. However, Saturday night we found out the first two teams to punch their tickets to the Big Dance. Austin Peay entered the Ohio Valley Conference tournament as the eight seed and went on an underdog run defeating the five seed Tennessee Tech, four seed...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville Lands Commitment From 2016 Offensive Lineman Blake Asher

Blake Asher, an offensive lineman in the 2016 class, has committed to Louisville.  Asher, a 6-foot-4, 330-pound prospect out of Hyden, Ky., also had offers from Austin Peay and Moorehead State.  He announced his commitment on Twitter.  Honored to say I am committed to the University of Louisville! #L1C4 — Blake Asher (@BlakeAsher24) October 21, 2015...
Via College Spun
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sherfield sets single-game record for receiving yards in rout of Austin Peay

Vanderbilt needed someone to step up within its roster. Prior to today, the Commodores started the 2015 season 0-2. This included a surprising loss at home to Western Kentucky. Any and all positive vibes were desperately needed for head coach Derek Mason's team.  Receiver Trent Sherfield stepped up for his team in a big way on Saturday afternoon. The pass-catcher out of Illinois...
Via FOX Sports
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin Peay’s perfect athletes set classroom standard

After the appalling yet unsurprising news about North Carolina and academic fraud, it’s nice to hear about a Division l school that still has some type of standards and morals when it comes to their student athletes. A very big pat on the back and round of applause is in order for nearly 40 student athletes at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. For that matter, the...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin Peay Gives Up Timeouts To Wear Camo Uniforms

Austin Peay elected to wear special uniforms to honor the military and doesn't care that it means losing timeouts.
Via Gamedayr
November 08, 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— Amber Ungaro (@AmberUngaroWSMV) May 19, 2014 TAPE PLAYBACK: Sinkhole at Austin Peay University in Nashville, TN via @NC5
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

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 Associated Press
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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