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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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

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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

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Rivers, Troy women’s basketball split road games

Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy women’s basketball team fell to Sun Belt Conference foe Coastal Carolina 84-71 on the road Thursday but rebounded two days later to defeat Appalachian State 93-64. The loss to Coastal Carolina ended Troy’s six-game winning streak and gave the Chanticleers the sweep in the season series despite a career-high 20 Read More

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