Troy men’s basketball comes up short against Arkansas State

Jill Odom Sports Editor   Troy’s men strived in vain to defeat the Red Wolves, losing by a mere 10 points, 83-73, on Saturday, Feb. 1. Arkansas State dominated in the free throw department and beyond the rim, but Troy fought the whole game. During the first half, Troy and ASU answered each other’s points constantly, keeping the game tight and tying the score six times. It was the steady accumulation of baskets from the charity stripe that allowed the Red Wolves to pull ahead. “That was a tough loss…

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Trojan women slaughter Red Wolves

Gabe Sadetsky Staff Writer    Troy’s women’s basketball team crushed Sun Belt leader Arkansas State 83-65 after returning from their road trip Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Trojan Arena. The Trojans had a big day from their guards, senior leader Joanna Harden and sophomore sensation Ashley Beverly-Kelley, who combined for 50 of Troy’s 83 points. The Trojans now move to 7-13 overall (3-6 in conference play) and have won three of their last four games. During the stretch, the Lady Trojans scored at least 80 points in four straight games…

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Troy’s men lose on the road against Texas teams

Ryan Lee Staff Writer   The Troy men’s basketball team has dropped two more games on the road this past weekend. The University of Texas-Arlington slipped by with a win on Thursday, Jan. 23, 59-56, while Texas State played more aggressively beating the Trojans with a win 73-65 on Saturday, Jan. 25. The Trojans are now 7-13 and ninth in the conference following a four game losing streak. The game against UTA was a nail-biter all the way through. At the end of the first half UT Arlington led by…

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