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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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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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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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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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APSU’s Gray excelling in Sweden

After going from Clarksville High School to APSU, Tiasha Gray’s basketball talents would take her past the 931 area code and halfway across the world to Sweden. However, despite the change in surroundings the 23-year-old is still excelling in her talents. Gray has started in all 20 of her appearances ...

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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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