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A New Era

APSU Basketball is synonymous with one name, Dave Loos, who retired after the 2016-17 season posting career 502 victories. The 2017-18 season marks the first time in 27 years that a new face is at the helm. who replaces a campus legend like that? Matt Figger. Figger, who served as ...

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Basketball tops defending champions

APSU’s hot streak in conference play continued Saturday night as the Govs traveled to Jacksonville, Alabama to do battle with the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State, where they came away victorious 87-67. The Govs were able to defeat the reigning conference champions for the first time in Jacksonville since 2011. The ...

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Ugba, Taylor help APSU take OVC opener 78-58

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Averyl Ugba and Terry Taylor combined for 40 points and 21 rebounds as Austin Peay opened up Ohio Valley Conference play with a 78-58 win over SIU-Edwardsville Thursday night. The conference win was the first for coach Matt Figger, who took over for Dave Loos, who ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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