Austin Peay AD Ivey on the Big Dance

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In today’s 1.Q, first-year Austin Peay AD Ryan Ivey lets us in on what it feels like to watch your men’s basketball program sneak into the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament only to win three straight games and punch their ticket to the Big Dance. Ivey discusses how this run might impact his institution’s fan base, and his tenure at Austin Peay.

Ryan Ivey | Athletic Director | Austin Peay State University

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Past Episodes:

Gene DeFilippo | Former Athletic Director | Boston College & Villanova University (Part 2)

Gene DeFilippo | Former Athletic Director | Boston College & Villanova University (Part 1)

Brian Wickstrom | Director of Athletics | University of Louisiana at Monroe (Part 2)

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