CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Alex Hicks registered 15 points and eight rebounds as Troy topped Coastal Carolina 74-67 on Saturday.
KJ Simon had 12 points for Troy (12-18, 5-13 Sun Belt Conference),...
Troy looks to end streak vs CCU
Troy (11-18, 4-13) vs. Coastal Carolina (15-14, 9-8)
HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina looks to extend Troy's conference losing...
Troy looks to end streak vs App State
Troy (11-17, 4-12) vs. Appalachian State (10-19, 5-11)
Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Appalachian State looks to extend Troy's...
Troy looks to end streak vs UTA
Texas-Arlington (14-15, 10-6) vs. Troy (11-16, 4-11)
Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas-Arlington looks to extend Troy's conference losing streak to...
Harrell scores 14 to lift Texas St. over Troy 58-44
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Mason Harrell registered 14 points as Texas State defeated Troy 58-44 on Thursday night.
Nijal Pearson had 15 points and six rebounds for Texas State (23-6, 12-4 Sun Belt...
Texas State, Troy meet in conference play
Texas State (22-6, 11-4) vs. Troy (11-15, 4-10)
Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Troy hosts Texas State in a Sun Belt matchup. Both teams last played on...
Mitchell lifts South Alabama over Troy 68-52
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead South Alabama to a 68-52 win over Troy on Saturday.
Josh Ajayi had 18 points for South Alabama (13-14, 6-8 Sun Belt...
Troy seeks revenge on S. Alabama
South Alabama (12-14, 5-8) vs. Troy (11-14, 4-9)
Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama; Saturday, 5:15 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Alabama goes for the season sweep over Troy after winning the...
Simonds scores 27 to lift Georgia St. past Troy 77-63
ATLANTA (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds had 27 points, seven rebounds and six assists as Georgia State defeated Troy 77-63 on Wednesday night.
Devin Mitchell had 14 points for Georgia State (17-8, 8-4 Sun Belt Conference). Jeff Thomas added 11 points. Kane Williams had 10 points and seven rebounds for the hosts.
Javan Johnson had 13 points and five assists for the Trojans (11-13, 4-8). Alex Hicks added 10 points. Devante Foster had 10 points.
Johnson scores 20 to carry Troy over Arkansas St. 84-79
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Javan Johnson matched his career high with 20 points as Troy narrowly beat Arkansas State 84-79 on Saturday.
Alex Hicks had 19 points and nine rebounds for Troy (11-12, 4-7 Sun Belt Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Spencer Rodgers added 12 points. Darian Adams had 12 points for the hosts.
Ty Cockfield II had 27 points for the Red Wolves (10-14, 4-7). J.J. Matthews added 15 points. Canberk Kus had 11 points.
South Alabama rallies to beat Troy 81-75
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell scored 17 points and dished five assists, Josh Ajayi added 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and South Alabama rallied to beat Troy 81-75 on Saturday night.
John Pettway and Kory Holden scored 14 points apiece and Rodrick Sikes added 12 for the Jaguars (11-11, 4-5 Sun Belt Conference), who made 12 of 17 3-pointers, led by Holden's four, and 15 of 21 free throws.
Gant, Stroman each score 21, lead Louisiana past Troy, 86-81
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant and Marcus Stroman each scored 21 points and Louisiana-Lafayette rallied late to beat Troy 86-81 in a Sun Belt battle on Saturday night.
The Ragin' Cajuns won their second straight game, the first time they have put together back-to-back wins since they beat McNeese and Southeastern Louisiana in December.
Troy outlasts Arkansas State 90-85 in OT
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 27 points, B.J. Miller added a career-high 21, and Troy beat Arkansas State 90-85 in overtime on Saturday.
Varnado scores 27, Troy holds off Appalachian State, 89-85
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Justin Varnado put up 27 points, grabbed eight boards and dished six assists and Troy bounced back from its first loss in five games to beat Appalachian State, 89-85 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday afternoon.
The Trojans had a four-game win streak snapped by Coastal Carolina in the conference opener.
Troy uses late run to beat UAPB; Hicks posts double-double
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Alex Hicks scored 18 points, collected 10 rebounds and Troy won its fourth straight in beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71-63 on Saturday.
It was Hicks' second straight double-double and third of the season. Jordon Varnado scored 15 points and B.J. Miller and Charles Norman each scored 14 for Troy (7-5).
Varnado’s career-high 32 lifts Troy to a 74-73 win at UAB
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado hit a game-winning jumper and Alex Hicks added a blocked shot at the buzzer as Troy handed in-state rival UAB its first home-court loss, 74-73 on Friday night.
The win is the Trojans second-straight over a Conference USA opponent after knocking off Western Kentucky, 87-81 on Sunday.
Troy sets arena scoring record in 88-43 win over Carver
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Zay Williams scored a season-high 14 points and grabbed six rebounds and Troy beat Carver College 88-43 on Wednesday, setting a school record for the fewest points allowed inside of Trojan Arena.
The previous record was 50 by Texas State on March 8, 2014.
Jordon Varnado scored 13 points and Alex Hicks added 12 with nine boards for Troy (4-5), which never trailed and held the Cougars to 30-percent shooting.
Varnado scores 20 points, Troy downs North Alabama 77-58
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 20 points with five assists, BJ Miller added 18 with three 3-pointers and Troy pulled ahead early to beat North Alabama 77-58 on Saturday.
Alex Hicks had 13 points with eight rebounds and Darian Adams added 11 with three 3s for the Trojans (3-3), who held the Lions to 32 percent shooting and outscored them 36-16 in the paint.
Troy seizes late control to down C. Arkansas 82-77
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 21 points and Troy outscored Central Arkansas with a late 12-7 spurt and won 82-77 on Sunday.
Varnado's 3-pointer put Troy (2-3) ahead 70-68. Eddy Kayouloud's layup tied it before Javon Johnson's 3-pointer with 3:33 left put Troy out front for good. The Trojans made eight of their last 10 shot attempts. Troy shot 29 of 56 (52 percent) from the field and posted eight 3-pointers. The Trojans led 43-34 at halftime.
Edwards scores 26, Southern Miss tops Troy 81-66.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 26 points on 11-of-16 shooting from the floor to propel Southern Miss to an 81-66 victory over Troy on Thursday night.
The Golden Eagles (3-0) shot 53 percent from the floor, including 45 percent (13 of 29) from 3-point range. Edwards nailed 4 of his 6 shots from distance and added six rebounds and five assists. Tyree Griffin totaled 10 points, nine assists and five rebounds, while Leonard Harper-Baker chipped in with 10 points and eight boards.
Hicks leads Troy to 95-60 win against DII Fort Valley St.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Alex Hicks scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Troy beat Division II Fort Valley State 95-60 on Tuesday in the season opener for the Trojans on Tuesday night.
The 35-point win tied the largest margin of victory in Trojan Arena. Troy beat Brewton-Parker 106-71 last year.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Alex Hicks added 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Troy rallied to beat South Alabama 69-62 in Wednesday's opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
Wesley Person scored 13 points for the seventh-seeded Trojans (16-16), who advance to face No. 2 seed Georgia State in a Friday quarterfinal.
Varnado leads Troy to 83-70 upset of Georgia State
ATLANTA (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 26 points as Troy took control in the second half to upset Georgia State 83-70 on Thursday night.
Troy (15-15, 9-8) is in a battle for the fourth and final first-round bye in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament which opens March 7 in New Orleans. The Trojans currently are tied with Louisiana-Monroe in fifth place a half-game behind UT Arlington, which concludes its regular season Friday. The Trojans will wrap up their season at Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Miller scores late to help Troy hold off UL-Monroe 73-67
TROY, Ala. (AP) — B.J. Miller scored his only points in the final minutes of the game to help Troy secure a 73-67 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday afternoon.
Person, Varnado help Troy post overtime win
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Wesley Person scored 24 points, including two 3-pointers late in regulation, and Jordon Varnado scored six of his 18 points in overtime to lead Troy to an 89-83 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday night.
Troy sweeps rival for first time since 2009-10 season
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Wesley Person scored 18 points, Jordon Varnado had 17 and Troy defeated rival South Alabama 80-63 on Saturday for the Trojans' first season sweep of the Jaguars since 2009-10.
Varnado added eight rebounds, four assists and three blocks while Person made four 3-pointers. Alex Hicks scored 14 points, B.J. Miller 13 and Kevin Baker had 11 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for his first career double. The Trojans (10-13, 4-6 Sun Belt) made 10 3-pointers.
Hicks has career night, Troy gets 1st Sun Belt win, 79-64
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alex Hicks had a career night with 30 points and 16 rebounds to lead Troy to its first Sun Belt Conference win 79-64 over South Alabama on Saturday.
Hicks, whose previous high was 28 points, also had four blocks and three assists for Troy (8-10, 2-3). Hicks hit 11 of 15 from the floor and made 7 of 8 free-throw attempts. Wesley Person added 13 points and Jordon Varnado chipped in 12 for the Trojans.
Peacock’s putback sends Texas St. past Troy 57-56
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Alex Peacock's lay-in off an offensive rebound with four seconds to play lifted Texas State to a 57-56 win against Troy on Saturday.
After Troy called timeout, B.J. Miller drove a wide-open lane but missed his layup at the buzzer.
Neal, Hervey lead UT Arlington to 86-76 win over Troy
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Erick Neal and Kevin Hervey combined for 40 points as UT Arlington rolled over Troy 86-76 to get its first Sun Belt Conference win of the season on Thursday night.
Neal had 21 points with seven assists and Hervey added 19 points with eight rebounds for UT Arlington (10-6, 1-2). Kaelon Wilson scored 16 and grabbed 10 rebounds — his sixth career double-double.
Person, Troy hold off stubborn NAIA Milligan Buffaloes 80-67
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — Wesley Person scored 23 points, and Juan Davis Jr. and B.J. Miller each contributed 13 as Troy survived several cold stretches to beat NAIA member Milligan College, 80-67 on Thursday night.
Troy led by as many as 23 points in the first half and held a 16-point advantage at intermission, but the Buffalos rallied, cutting the deficit to just five points, 49-44 on Mike Featherston's 3-pointer with 12:52 left.
Troy beats Delaware State 95-64
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Wesley Person made 5 of 7 from 3-point range and scored 22 to help Troy beat Delaware State 95-64 on Monday night.
Shawn Hopkins went 3 of 5 from long distance and Juan Davis Jr. was 2 of 3 from the arc, each finishing with 16 points. Alex Hicks added 15 points for the Trojans (4-3).
The Hornets (2-5) scored the opening basket, but the Trojans followed with a 20-2 run, capped by Javan Johnson's 3-pointer with 13:13 left in the first half.
Hicks’ career night helps lift Troy to 106-71 win
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Alex Hicks scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, freshman Javan Johnson added a career-best 18 points with nine rebounds, and Troy beat NAIA Brewton-Parker 106-71 on Thursday night.
Varnado has 21 points, 12 boards, Troy beats App State 76-66
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Troy beat Appalachian State 76-66 on Monday night.
App State made the first basket of the second half to take a 34-33 lead but Troy scored 14 of the next 16 points for an 11-point lead. Juan Davis Jr., Wesley Person and Kevin Baker each hit a 3-pointer during the run and Varnado converted a 3-point play.
Troy beats Little Rock as teams combine for 58 FT attempts
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Jeremy Hollimon added 23 points and Troy beat Little Rock 78-69 on Monday night.
The teams combined for 58 free-throw attempts after 41 fouls were called. Troy hit 23 from the stripe and Little Rock made 24.
Alex Hicks had 14 points and eight rebounds for Troy (11-10, 3-4 Sun Belt). Varnado was 8 of 11 from the line and Hollimon made nine of his 10 attempts.
Baker, Person help Troy hold on for 92-84 win over Cornell
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Baker and Wesley Person combined to score 29 second-half points and Troy held on for a 92-84 win over Cornell on Thursday at the Las Vegas Classic.
Person had 17 of his 19 points after halftime and Baker finished with 15 points. DeVon Walker scored 14 points and Jeremy Hollimon added 12, Alex Hicks 11 and Jordon Varnado 10.
Troy beats Div. II Toccoa Falls 135-76
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Shawn Hopkins scored 19 points off the bench to lead Troy in a 135-76 win over Div. II Toccoa Falls in a season opener on Friday night.
Hopkins sank five 3-pointers on 7-of-9 shooting overall from the field to lead seven players in double-digit scoring. Juan Davis Jr. and Kevin Baker added 17 points apiece, Jordan Varnado had 16 points and Aaron Ariri, Wesley Person and Alex Hicks had 12 apiece.