Rajun’ Cajuns blank the Trojans during home stand

Amy Austin Staff Writer    Sun Belt Conference No. 2 University of Louisiana at Lafayette came to town and swept the series with the Trojans in a three game home stand, 3-0. “I was really looking at this series to see our team compete at a high level and be a very competitive bunch because we’ve seen our team do that before,” said head coach Bobby Pierce. “Make a statement on here we are, we’re not going anywhere, and I didn’t see that in our ball club and that’s disappointing…

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Women’s basketball falls to Ragin’ Cajuns, takes down Jaguars

Gabe Sadetsky Staff Writer  Troy’s women’s basketball team came up short Thursday, Feb. 19, in a pivotal conference game on the road against Louisiana-Lafayette, 62-57. The game was one of only six games all season in which the Trojans failed to reach at least 80 points and the first such game since Feb. 6. Troy had one of its worst first-half shooting performances of the season trailing the Ragin’ Cajuns 32-15 at the half.  The Trojans had a weak field goal percentage of 29.4, making 20 of 68 attempted shots.…

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Trojan women break losing streak versus ULL

(PHOTO/Chris Davis)   Kateryna Kunitsyna Staff Writer   The University of Louisiana-Monroe defeated the Trojan women, 83-72 on Thursday, Jan. 16, but Troy finally broke their 8-game losing streak after facing University of Louisiana-Lafayette and winning 87-75 on Saturday, Jan.18, at Trojan Arena. The Trojan women had a close game against ULM. Senior guard Joanna Harden scored 32 points but ULM out-rebounded Troy 55-38. Sophomore guard Ashley Beverley-Kelley also joined Harden in scoring double-digits with 10 points and made two of Troy’s four 4-pointers. The Warhawks also held a lead…

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Trojan men fall to both Louisiana teams

(PHOTO/April Irvin)   Amy Austin Staff Writer    The winning streak was cut short for the Troy University men’s basketball team as they took two tough losses from both Louisiana Monroe and Louisiana-Lafayette. ULM defeated Troy 75-64 on Thursday, Jan. 16. The Trojans stayed in the game until the Warhawks took the game away after the first few minutes of the second half. “When the game was on the line, there about midway through the second half or 10 minute mark it could have gone either way or it could…

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