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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 ...

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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. ...

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Figger officially named basketball head coach

On Monday, April 3, Matt Figger was officially named APSU’s 12th Men’s Basketball Head Coach, according to letsgopeay.com. APSU will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 6. Figger comes to APSU from South Carolina, where he assisted Frank Martin as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator. ...

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APSU to hire Matt Figger as basketball head coach

APSU is expected to name Matt Figger, the South Carolina Gamecocks’ associate head coach, as their 12th men’s basketball head coach in history, according to The Leaf Chronicle. The Gamecocks are currently sitting in the NCAA Final Four. Figger is no stranger to the Ohio Valley Conference. After playing baseball at Pikeville college, he finished his ...

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Men’s Basketball player Josh Robinson arrested

According to the Montgomery County Booking Log, APSU men’s basketball player Josh Robinson was arrested on Tuesday, March 7 for Schedule VI marijuana and casual exchange. Robinson’s bond was set at $7,000. According to Tennessee State Drug Laws, a Schedule VI could range anywhere from a misdemeanor to a Class ...

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Loos to retire from coaching position

APSU Men’s Basketball Head Coach Dave Loos is retiring after 27 years, 16 of which Loos also served as athletics director. Loos will officially announce his retirement on Monday, March 6, at 11 a.m. in a press conference. Loos has earned the team 421 victories, four Ohio Valley Conference Tournament ...

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