Jill Odom Sports Editor While Troy lost on the road against Western Kentucky, 81-76, on Thursday, Feb. 13, they gave ESPN2 a show when they defeated Georgia State, 85-81, at home on Saturday, Feb. 15. The road game against No. 2 in Sun Belt was a game of too little too late. The Trojans were never able to overtake the Hilltoppers and could not even tie the lead. “We never could seem to make a timely shot until the end,” said head coach Phil Cunningham. “Then all of a sudden…Read More
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Troy men’s basketball triumphs on the road
(PHOTO/Chris Davis) Jill Odom Sports Editor The Trojan men’s basketball team was victorious on the road against University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 75-62, on Saturday, Jan. 4. Troy (7-9, 2-2) was able to use accuracy on the charity stripe and superior rebounding to their advantage and racked up the points and left UALR unable to recover. “That was a terrific road win,” head coach Phil Cunningham said. “It’s really interesting when you look at the stats, we shot 37 percent from the field and we won by…Read More
Mullahey has a career game against Nicholls State
(PHOTO/Joshua Thurston) Devin Smith Cardinal Rule Editor A stellar performance from the stripe was enough to keep the Trojans perfect at home against Nicholls State, and a late run helped Troy finish off the Colonels 77-62. Senior Jeff Mullahey’s career-high 19 points, the biggest points being a late post-timeout three after the Colonels (0-3) had narrowed the scoring margin to just five, was the driving force behind the Trojan’s (2-2) 15-point victory. If you ask him where the performance came from, which also included four steals and not…Read More
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