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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Louisiana finishes perfect month, beats Troy 81-69
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant had a career-high 24 points and Frank Bartley IV and Johnathan Stove added 18 apiece as Louisiana pulled away in the second half to garner its ninth straight win, beating Troy 81-69 on Saturday afternoon.
Varnado’s putback lifts Troy over App State 81-79
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado had 14 points and 10 rebounds on Monday night and scored the winning basket on a putback with 2.7 seconds left to help Troy beat Appalachian State 81-79.
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.
Miller sinks winning FTs, Troy beats Georgia St 68-66
TROY, Ala. (AP) — B.J. Miller was fouled on a fast-break and hit both ends of a 1-and-1 to break a tie and Troy completed a 19-point second-half comeback to defeat Georgia State 68-66 on Sunday.
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.
Person with 27 points leads Troy past UIC 87-66
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Wesley Person scored 27 points and grabbed four rebounds and Troy rolled past Illinois-Chicago 87-66 at the Adolph Rupp Classic on Wednesday night.
Person was 7 of 15 from the field including five 3-pointers for the Trojans (5-3) who have won three straight. B.J. Miller had 12 points and five rebounds and Javan Johnson added 10.
Person hits 4 3s, scores 17 as Troy beats UAPB 81-57
HONOLULU (AP) — Wesley Person led five Troy players in double figures with 17 points, including four 3-pointers, to help the Trojans beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 81-57 on Sunday night at the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic.
Javan Johnson scored 13 points, Jordon Varnado added 11 and Shawn Hopkins and B.J. Miller had 10 points apiece for Troy (1-1).
Vanado delivers Troy to 70-67 win over Eastern Illinois
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordan Vanado scored 22 points and hit the game-winning jumper with 3 seconds left to give Troy a 70-67 win over Eastern Illinois on Monday night.
Daniel Pace made 1 of 2 free throws with 49 seconds left to give the Trojans a 67-65 lead. Montell Goodwin rebounded his missed 3-point attempt and laid it in to tie it with 24 seconds to play. After Vanado's make, the Panthers turned it over and B.J. Miller sank a free throw for the final margin.