Women’s basketball win streak snapped in first conference loss

(Photo/ Pawan Khanal)  Japonica James drives the paint against Louisiana defenders in Saturday’s 79-73 loss. James finished with 20 points and six rebounds. Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team’s nine-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday when the Trojans fell to Louisiana, 79-73, inside Trojan Arena.  “We are pretty sad right Read More

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Women’s basketball falls to 10th-ranked Mississippi State

(PHOTO/Troy Athletics) Senior guard Jasmine LeBlanc puts up a shot over a Jacksonville State defender earlier this season. LeBlanc posted team high 19 points with 11 boards. Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team trumped Jacksonville State 94-64 on Saturday in Trojan Arena before falling on the road to No. 10 Mississippi State on Read More

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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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