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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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Govs baseball swept by Golden Eagles

APSU Baseball (11-12, 4-5 Ohio Valley Conference) failed to record a win during their weekend series against conference foe Tennessee Tech (20-6; 9-0 OVC). The visiting Golden Eagles kept their undefeated conference record alive behind 14-3, 10-8 and 14-13 wins. The Govs drop below 500 in OVC play for the first ...

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Govs softball totals 15 runs to overtake Samford

The Govs softball team played two games against the Samford Bulldogs on Wednesday, March 22, sweeping them 5-2 and 10-7 to put their record at 10-14 for the season. In Game 1, the Govs set the tone early with their strong offense. Their first two runs came from a home run ...

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