Home / Sports / Basketball

Basketball

Basketball opens season against Vanderbilt

Matt Figger made his regular season head coaching debut for APSU on Friday, Nov. 10, against the Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville. The regular season opener ended in defeat for the Govs as the Commodores took the victory 73 to 54. The game was played closer than the final score indicates ...

Read More »

John Murry goes pro

Former Gov and member of the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Championship team John Murry has joined the list of Govs to go into professional basketball. Murry, who was listed at 6’3’’ and 195 lbs. his senior season has signed with Canadian team Saint John Riptide. The Riptide will ...

Read More »

APSU Alum and Aztecs’ Freeman named to NABL All-Diamond 1st Team

San Antonio – Alamo City Aztecs forward Chris Freeman was named to the North American Basketball League’s All-Diamond West Conference 1st Team Thursday. The All-Diamond achievement honors players who rank high in the league’s statistical categories and displayed consistency each game. The 6-foot-6 forward is the first player in franchise ...

Read More »

Savage transferring out of APSU

APSU basketball sophomore Jared Savage is transferring to Lipscomb University as announced by Lipscomb Head Coach Casey Alexander. Savage spent two seasons on Dave Loos Court for the Govs. Savage has been a consistent name in the Govs’ lineup, starting 28 games while averaging 31 minutes. He was effective from behind ...

Read More »

Figger holds first press conference as head coach

APSU Athletics held a press conference to announce Matt Figger as the new men’s basketball head coach on Thursday, April 6. Figger was all smiles, waiting to speak to APSU fans after becoming the first hire to the position in over 27 years. “What a great day it is to be a ...

Read More »

Athletics makes smart hiring choices

APSU athletics has made smart moves recently when selecting who to call the shots for each team. After Ryan Ivey replaced Derek van der Merwe as Director of Athletics in the summer of 2015, APSU began to make several coaching changes that can bring success in athletics to new heights. ...

Read More »