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Women’s basketball wins five straight

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer Over the Thanksgiving holiday, the Troy women’s basketball team traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to compete in the Lady Eagle Classic hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi.  On the opening day of the tournament, Troy took on the Sam Houston State Bearkats. In the opening minutes of the game, both teams struggled Read More

Women’s basketball wins second at home

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer After a 103-67 loss at Florida State, the Troy women’s basketball team returned home to take on the Samford University Bulldogs.  Last season, Troy took on the Bulldogs two times: at Samford and in the Tulane tournament. In both games, the Trojans lost a double-digit lead and fell to the Bulldogs.  The Read More

Basketball splits opening weekend

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team came out firing in its preseason matchup versus West Florida, cruising to the 88-71 win. The Trojans pushed the floor and forced the Argonauts into 28 turnovers, which led to 31 Trojan points.  The Trojans also matched up against Florida State on Tuesday, falling 103-67 in on Read More

Women’s basketball takes aim at 3rd consecutive Sun Belt title

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team fell to Sun Belt Conference foe Georgia State 85-78 on the road Thursday but rebounded two days later to defeat Georgia Southern 95-80 to close out the regular season. On Monday, the Sun Belt Conference announced its regular season awards, and three Trojans were recognized. Junior Sky’Lynn Read More

Troy women topple Arkansas State, UALR

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team picked up two Sun Belt Conference wins at home last week, defeating Arkansas State 95-78 and Little Rock 76-70 in overtime to extend its winning streak to six games. That streak is the longest for the Trojans so far this season and was capped with an upset Read More

Robinson’s double-double lifts Troy to 3rd straight win

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team picked up two Sun Belt Conference wins on the road last week, defeating Louisiana-Monroe 86-79 on Thursday and Louisiana 62-55 on Saturday. The Trojans were led by sophomore guard Kayla Robinson, who combined for 42 points in the two games. That, along with her double-double in Saturday’s Read More

Robinson, Rivers guide women’s hoops to victory over App. State

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team lost to Sun Belt opponent Coastal Carolina 97-92 on Saturday, but rebounded to defeat Appalachian State 81-74 to pick up its third conference win of the season. The Trojans fell behind early to Coastal Carolina and trailed by 10 at halftime. By the end of the third Read More

Record-setting defense paces Trojans in win

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer In the first game back from fall break, the Troy women’s basketball team cruised past Tennessee State 95-66 Monday night in Nashville, Tennessee. The 3-1 Trojans tormented Tennessee State on its home court, outscoring the hosts in every quarter and forcing Tennessee State to commit 46 turnovers, a new Troy program high. Read More