Success equals support?

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer Troy’s women’s basketball team has ranked in the top four in Sun Belt Conference standings for five consecutive seasons, including back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances in 2016 and 2017. However, many students and fans don’t view the sport as worth attending.   While student attendance was up 400% from previous seasons, free Chick-fil-A Read More

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Women fall in postseason at Trojan Arena

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor The Troy women’s basketball program enjoyed national attention last week with the team’s appearance in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The women made history with the postseason game in Trojan Arena, playing host to UAB on Thursday, March 21.  Troy fell to the Blazers in a close, high-scoring affair, losing 93-89, ending Read More

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The road to another postseason berth

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team entered the Sun Belt Conference tournament as the third seed. The Trojans took on the seventh seed South Alabama in a quarterfinal’s matchup.  The Trojans struggled shooting throughout the matchup going 30-for-87 from the floor.  The Jaguars opened with a double-digit lead in the first quarter, but Read More

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But wait, there’s more! Troy women’s basketball to host UAB in NIT

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team will face UAB in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament—the first ever postseason game held in Trojan Arena. After falling to South Alabama in the Sun Belt Conference tournament, the Trojans’ hopes at a NCAA Tournament bid were slim. But a 22-7 regular-season record was Read More

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