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PHOTO GALLERY: MBKB – Troy vs. South Alabama

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Men’s hoops takes down top-seeded Georgia Southern

Wesley Kirchhar Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team hosted two conference foes from the Peach State over the weekend, falling to Georgia State 78-72 before taking down conference leader Georgia Southern 83-76. The Trojans (12-11, 4-5 Sun Belt) maintain a record over the .500 mark, tying for seventh in the Sun Belt standings. Troy fell victim to Georgia State’s six-game win streak, but made a case to remain in the hunt for a conference title two days later after handing Georgia Southern its second conference loss of the year. […]

by · February 2, 2017 · Men's Basketball, Sports
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Troy remains in a tie for seventh in Sun Belt standings after 78-69 win over Little Rock on the road

Wesley Kircharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team split a pair of conference games over the weekend, falling to Arkansas State 80-82 before rebounding with a 78-69 victory over Little Rock. After the two road games, Troy (11-10, 3-4 Sun Belt) maintains a record just over the .500 mark heading into a stretch of 11 consecutive conference games. That stretch is highlighted by a matchup with red-hot Georgia Southern, which has yet to lose a Sun Belt game. In Saturday night’s thriller against Arkansas State, the Red Wolves held […]

by · January 26, 2017 · Men's Basketball, Sports
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Men’s basketball team tops UT Arlington, falls to Texas State

Wesley Kircharr Staff Writer The Troy Trojans men’s basketball team split a pair of home games during the weekend, cruising past UT Arlington 93-71 before falling to conference rival Texas State 71-75. The Trojans (10-9, 2-3 Sun Belt) advanced their home record so far this season to 5-2 as they prepare for a final half of the season that consists of nearly all conference games. In Saturday night’s matchup against UT Arlington, Wesley Person had the game of his career to the tune of 39 points. Along with his career-high […]

by · January 19, 2017 · Men's Basketball, Sports
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Trojan men win at Hawaii

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team picked up its first road win of the season, topping Hawaii 65-63 in the first-ever meeting between the two teams. The Trojans (3-3, 0-0 Sun Belt) picked up their most notable win of the season so far, closing out a four-game road stretch with a win over a Rainbow Warriors team (4-3, 0-0 Big West) that advanced to the round of 32 in the NCAA tournament last season. Although Troy never trailed in the game, Hawaii kept pace with the visitors […]

by · December 1, 2016 · Men's Basketball, Sports
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PHOTO GALLERY: Men’s Basketball – Troy Vs. Eastern Illinois

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by · November 17, 2016 · Men's Basketball, Photo Galleries, Sports
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Men’s hoops starts season with victories at home

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team picked up two wins over the weekend, beating Toccoa Falls and Eastern Illinois in Trojan Arena. The Trojans (2-0, 0-0 Sun Belt) gave fans a high-scoring game in the opener Friday as they routed Toccoa Falls 135-76 before winning a thriller Monday night, edging Eastern Illinois 70-67. “It was a good way to start to give our guys some confidence,” Head Coach Phil Cunningham said after the wins. On Friday, fans witnessed an offensive showcase not seen since 2007 as Troy […]

by · November 17, 2016 · Men's Basketball, Sports
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Men’s hoops tops AUM 84-65

Rachael Wilkerson Contributor The Troy men’s basketball team defeated AUM in an exhibition game 84-65 in Trojan Arena on Thursday night. The Trojans jumped out to a 24-7 lead by the 12:47 mark in the first period before going ahead 46-36 at the half. With just 22 seconds left in the game, freshman Whit Moreman made his first Trojan appearance with a quick rebound and a two-point buzzer beater to end the game. Troy led AUM in first-half field goals, shooting 46 percent to the Warhawks’ 33 percent. The momentum […]

by · November 10, 2016 · Men's Basketball, Sports
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PHOTO GALLERY: MBB – Troy vs. AUM

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Men’s hoops tops Georgia State, South Alabama

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer The Trojans men’s basketball team had a busy week in three fast-paced games at home and in Mobile. Troy (9-17, 4-11 Sun Belt) fell at home to Georgia Southern on Thursday, but then picked up two more conference wins, toppling Georgia State (13-10, 6-8 Sun Belt) on Saturday, and beating South Alabama 61-54 on Tuesday. Against Georgia Southern, Troy’s senior forward John Walton III led in scoring with 20 points. Walton achieved yet another double-double. Freshman guard Shawn Hopkins completed his first career double-double, scoring 18 […]

by · February 18, 2016 · Men's Basketball, Sports