Mens basketball defeated at home

( Photo / Troy Athletics ) Freshman Duke Miles goes for a layup on Saturday in Trojan Arena against South Alabama. Miles finished the game with 10 pts and 3 steals. Wesley Kircharr Sports Writer The Troy men’s basketball team dropped a pair of road games to in-state and conference rival South Alabama. The Trojans (10-12, 4-8 Sun Belt) lost the pair of games by a combined margin of 10 points.  In last Thursday night’s action at the Mitchell Center, the Trojans relinquished a nine point lead with under two…

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Men’s basketball sweeps the Mountaineers

( Photo / Troy Athletics ) Nick Stampley shoots over an Appalachian State defender on Saturday in Trojan Arena. Wesley Kircharr Sports Writer The Troy men’s basketball team took a two-game home series against conference rival Appalachian State over the weekend. The Trojans downed the Mountaineers 71-62 in game one and 65-59 in game two. In last Friday night’s action, Troy (8-9, 3-5 Sun Belt) hit all 10 of its late game free throws to topple the runner-up in the Sun Belt east division. “I’m super proud of the guys,…

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Troy struggles on the road: Troy loses back-to-back games against the Chanticleers

( Photo / Troy Athletics) Desmond Williams stands at the free throw line. Troy lost both games on the road this weekend in Conway, South Carolina. The Trojans are only 1-5 on season in Sun Belt Conference play. Wesley Kircharr Sports Writer The Troy men’s basketball team dropped a two-game stretch against Sun Belt foe Coastal Carolina when the Trojans traveled to Conway, South Carolina, to take on the current runner-up in the conference’s East division. In last Friday night’s opening matchup, Troy relinquished its seven-point halftime lead as the…

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Two more Trojans enter transfer portal; one finds new home

(Photo/Troy Athletics) Ty Gordon, who averaged 12.4 points per game last season, has reportedly entered the transfer portal. Two men’s basketball players have entered the transfer portal, and another has found a home at a different Division I school. Tahj Small, a guard from Durham, North Carolina, and Ty Gordon, a guard from Tunica, Mississippi, have both decided to enter the transfer portal, according to Verbal Commits. K.J. Simon, a guard from Orlando, Florida, announced he will be transferring to Bethune-Cookman, which is in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – that…

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Three Trojans enter transfer portal

(Photo/Chris Wallace) Darian Adams ready to shoot during a game vs Little Rock Kennedy Roy Staff Writer Two Troy men’s team basketball players and a women’s team basketball player have decided to enter the transfer portal. Darian Adams and Davion Thomas of the men’s basketball team announced they would be moving on to another program. Adams, a guard from Montgomery, Alabama, completed his third season with the Trojans in March. “I’ve learned and experienced so much during my time at Troy, and it doesn’t feel right to say that my…

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