Austin Peay vs. Evansville
Saturday, November 2nd, 2017 | 1:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team is set for a weekend matchup with Evansville 1:00pm, Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 in the Dunn Center.
The Govs are on a five-game winning streak for the first time since the 2010-11 season.
Austin Peay Women’s Basketball put five game win streak on the line Saturday when it plays Evansville at the Dunn Center at 1:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay is shooting 46.3 percent from the field and averaging 71.7 points per game.
Five Governors have scored in double-digits in the last two games as the Govs look for their sixth-straight win for the first time since 2005-06 season.
The Governors are coming off a commanding win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff where they raced out to a 15-point lead and scored 97 points on 55.0 percent shooting.
Freshman Brianah Ferby led the way scoring 17 points and pulling down three rebounds in 17 minutes on the floor.
Keisha Gregory scored 15 points and racked up a team-high five rebounds in her fourth-straight game scoring in double-digits.
Brianne Alexander took control down low scoring 12-points, while Kelen Kenol scored a career-high 12-points and recorded four rebounds.
Brandi Ferby scored 10 points off the bench and grabbed three steals in her 20 minutes of play.
The Govs are facing an experienced Evansville squad with a backcourt trio currently shooting 44.2 percent from the field and combining for 41.2 points of the 66.0 average points per game for the Purple Aces.
Evansville is coming off a quick turnaround after a 92-54 loss to Western Kentucky November 30th.
Last Time Against the Bulldogs
Austin Peay faced Evansville last December and dropped the close contest 72-68 in Evansville.
Austin Peay faces Evansville for the 18th time in program history. The Govs lead the series 10-7, but have lost four of the last five meetings.
Five Governors scored in double figures against UAPB: Brianah Ferby (17), Keisha Gregory (15), Kelen Kenol (12), Brianne Alexander (12) and Brandi Ferby (10).
The Governors scored 90 points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff for the first time since Jan. 9, 2016 when they scored 91 points in a victory over Tennessee Tech.
No Learning Curve
Freshman Brianah Ferby led the Govs in scoring against UAPB with 17 points. She has led the Governors in scoring twice this season.
Follow APSU Govs Online
Be sure to follow all the Austin Peay women’s basketball action at LetsGoPeay.com and the official Facebook page of Austin Peay Athletics. In addition, live play-by-play coverage can be found on Twitter (@AustinPeayWBB) and live stats will be available at PeayStats.com. Saturday’s game can also be streamed for free on the OVC Digital Network.
About APSU Sports Information
Austin Peay State University Sports Information provides the latest news and updates on the Athletic endeavors of the student-athletes at APSU. Under the direction of Brad Kirtley, the APSU SID’s office consists of Cody Bush, and Colby Wilson. To contact the APSU Sports Information office, contact, 931.221.7561.
Web Site: http://www.apsugovernors.com
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