TROY, Ala. (AP) — Edric Dennis had 31 points as Texas-Arlington beat Troy 79-66 on Saturday.
Brian Warren had 13 points and six assists for Texas-Arlington (15-15, 11-6 Sun Belt Conference)....
Varnado’s 3-pointer gives Troy upset over Georgia State
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordan Varnado scored 32 points including a 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left and Troy beat Georgia State 77-75 on Saturday, ending the Panthers' seven-game win streak and handing them their first Sun Belt Conference loss of the season.
D'Marcus Simonds gave the Panthers a 75-69 lead with 2:36 remaining but missed the front end of a one-and-one with 12. 1 seconds left, setting up Simonds' long, straightaway game-winner.
Coastal Carolina hits 15 3s, beats Troy 88-75
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Tyrell Gumbs-Frater scored 20 on Thursday night and Coastal Carolina made a season-high 15 3-pointers on just 25 attempts to open the Sun Belt season with an 88-75 win over Troy.
Gumbs-Frater tied his career high with six made 3s on nine attempts for the Chanticleers (7-6). Zac Cuthbertson added 17 points, David Kralj scored 15, and Trevion Brown and Amidou Bamba had 11 points apiece.
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).
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.