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Troy fends off South Alabama 82-79 in 2nd round of conference tournament

  Michael Shipma Sports Editor Freshman guard Jasmine Sanders hit a pair of late free throws, and South Alabama missed three potentially game-tying 3-pointers in the final 12 seconds as Troy held off its in-state rival 82-79 in Thursday’s second round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. The No. 5 seed Jaguars cut the Trojans’ lead 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