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Govs basketball tourney match-ups announced

Match-ups have been determined for both tournaments Austin Peay State University basketball will play in the 2004 portion of the upcoming season, prior to the Ohio Valley Conference season start.

At the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands, the Govs, as part of the St. Johns Division, will first play Saint Louis, 4:30 p.m. (CST), Friday, Nov. 19. In the St. Thomas Division that night, Winthrop and Arkansas will play at 7 p.m.
Match-ups have been determined for both tournaments Austin Peay State University basketball will play in the 2004 portion of the upcoming season, prior to the Ohio Valley Conference season start.

At the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands, the Govs, as part of the St. John's Division, will first play Saint Louis, 4:30 p.m. (CST), Friday, Nov. 19. In the St. Thomas Division that night, Winthrop and Arkansas will play at 7 p.m.

Then on Saturday, the Govs once again will be playing the 4:30 p.m. contest, this time against Eastern Michigan in the St. John's Division. Troy and Winthrop will follow at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, the Govs will be off but Saint Louis and Eastern Michigan will play at 6:30 p.m. followed by Arkansas and Troy in the nightcap.

Monday will find the two divisions facing each other in the fifth-place game starting at 2 p.m., followed by the consolation game at 4:30 p.m. and the championship at 8 p.m.

Meanwhile, at the Billy Minardi Classic in Louisville, the Govs will play New Orleans, 8:30 p.m. (CST), Tuesday, Dec. 21, following host Louisville's match up with IUPUI. The consolation game, Wednesday, Dec. 22, will be played at 4:30 p.m., followed by the championship game at 7 p.m.
—Brad Kirtley