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Men of Troy face huge test in Duke

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer For the first time in 14 years, the Troy men’s basketball team will be taking part in one of the most awaited spectacles in all of sports, the NCAA tournament. March Madness, as it is often referred to, drew the Trojans into the field of 64 after they captured the school’s first-ever Read More

Troy wins Sun Belt title, will play Duke in NCAA tournament

Wesley Kirchhar Staff Writer Troy has punched its ticket to the big dance. Troy defeated Texas State 59-53 for a spot in the NCAA Tournament, its first appearance since 2003 and second ever. The Trojans (22-14, 11-8 Sun Belt), who entered the Sun Belt Conference Championship tournament as a six-seed, were led by sophomore Jordon Varnado’s Read More

Troy men tops SBC’s Carolina teams

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team continued to roll through its conference schedule, topping Coastal Carolina 87-78 and downing Appalachian State 76-66. The Trojans (16-12, 8-4 Sun Belt) sit among the middle of the Sun Belt standings after topping a higher-ranked Coastal Carolina team and having the second-longest win streak in the conference. Read More

Baker cooks up win in OT

Wesley Kircharr Staff Writer The Troy men’s basketball team picked up two crucial conference wins over the weekend, topping the Sun Belt’s duo from the bayou, Louisiana and ULM. The Trojans (14-12, 6-6 Sun Belt) started off their week by beating UL-Monroe in overtime fashion thanks to a late three from junior Kevin Baker. Baker’s three Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More