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Troy hoping for defensive revival under Bolt

Troy coach Larry Blakeney turned to an old friend to revive the Trojans' ailing defense. He rehired former assistant Wayne Bolt as defensive coordinator after enduring two straight losing seasons for the first time in Blakeney's 22-year reign. The Trojans have won just eight games and gone 5-11 in the Sun Belt Conference in two seasons since winning a fifth consecutive league...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 94 Troy Trojans season preview

No. 94 Troy Trojans (5-7)Coach Larry Blakeney (23rd season, 169-98-1 at Troy and overall)Returning Starters: 9, 3 offense, 4 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 106Strength of Schedule: 101 Coach Larry Blakeney is a long time tenure coach, a rarity in modern day college football. Blakeney will need to use his experience and his quarterback Corey Robinson for the Troy Trojans...
Via College Football Universe
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Pre-Season Preview: Troy Trojans

2012 Record: 5-7 (3-5 in Sun Belt) Head Coach: Larry Blakeney (168-99-1 All-Time) Four Year Win Trend: 6.25 wins and 6.25 losses Last Bowl Game: 2010 New Orleans Bowl: beat Ohio 48-21 Stadium: Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, AL (capacity = 30,000) Home Field Advantage: ranked 38th out of 55 mid-major teams Schedule Glimpse: 2013 Schedule Link...
Via College Football Zealots
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tide Baseball Ends Run In NCAA Tourney

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The 2013 Alabama baseball season came to an end on Sunday afternoon with a 9-8 loss to the 26th-ranked and third seeded Troy Trojans in an elimination game of the Tallahassee Regional at Mike Martin Field. Despite outhitting Troy 15-8 on the day, the Tide was unable to close out the game as the Trojans scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to walk off with the win.
Via alabama.scout.com
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Baseball Falls To Troy, 5-2

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 2 seeded Alabama baseball team suffered a 5-2 loss to the third-seeded Troy Trojans in the opening game of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional from Dick Howser Stadium on Friday afternoon.
Via alabama.scout.com
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas St. 68, Troy 63

Brandon Peterson had 18 points and 17 rebounds and Ed Townsel scored 19 points off the bench as Arkansas State held off Troy 68-63 in overtime Saturday in the second round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. The second-seeded Red Wolves (19-11) advance to face sixth-seeded Western Kentucky in the semifinals on Sunday. Hunter Williams led No. 10 seed Troy (12-21) with 15 points...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy 81, FAU 79

Emil Jones scored nine of Troy's 11 points in overtime, leading the Trojans to an 81-79 victory over Florida Atlantic in the opening round of the Sun Belt tournament Friday night. Jones' two free throws with 17 seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime, and he scored Troy's first eight points in the extra period. Greg Gantt scored inside to bring the Owls...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee 66, Troy 56

Marcos Knight had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead Middle Tennessee to a 66-56 victory over Troy in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night, setting a school record with its 15th consecutive victory. JT Sulton had 10 points for the Blue Raiders (26-4, 18-1), who had already clinched their third Sun Belt regular-season title in the past four years. Ray Chambers led Troy with...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee 93, Troy 41

Raymond Cintron scored 20 points and led Middle Tennessee's 64.4 percent shooting effort in a 93-41 rout of Troy Saturday night. The victory margin was the largest for the Blue Raiders (22-4, 14-1 Sun Belt Conference) since Nov. 17, 2001, when they defeated Bryan College by 56 points, 115-59. They also won their 11th straight game and are 14-0 at home. The win was Middle Tennessee...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy 71, Louisiana-Lafayette 52

Tevin Calhoun scored 15 points to lead Troy to a 71-52 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday night. Ray Chambers had 10 points for the Trojans (10-13, 5-7), who have won three of their past four. Bryant Mbamalu had 16 points, Elfrid Payton and Alan-Michael Thompson added 11 each, and Shawn Long pulled down 11 rebounds to go with eight points...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy 71, Louisiana-Monroe 64

Hunter Williams scored 15 points to help Troy complete a season sweep of Louisiana-Monroe, beating the Warhawks 71-64 in overtime Saturday in a Sun Belt Conference game. Emil Jones added 13 and Jeff Mullahey chipped in 10 off the bench for Troy, which defeated Louisiana-Monroe 64-55 on Jan. 10. Troy (9-12, 4-6), which has beaten Louisiana-Monroe (3-13, 2-8) eight straight times...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy 74, Arkansas St. 67

Emil Jones scored 16 points and knocked down a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left in regulation to tie, and Troy claimed a 74-67 overtime victory over Arkansas State on Thursday night. Jones made four free throws and Hunter Williams hit a 3-pointer in overtime for the Trojans (8-12, 3-6 Ohio Valley Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Antoine Myers scored 13 points, Williams...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy 64, Louisiana-Monroe 55

Emil Jones once again played a key role coming the bench and Troy defeated Louisiana-Monroe 64-55 Thursday night in Sun Belt Conference action. Jones, coming off a season-high tying 18-point performance against Arkansas-Little Rock on Jan. 5, netted 17 Thursday on 7-of-13 shooting. The senior is averaging 10.1 points per game. Ray Chambers added 11 points off the bench, Hunter...
Via Fox Sports
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy 67, UALR 64

Emil Jones scored 18 points to lead Troy to a 67-64 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday night. Ray Chambers scored 11 points, and Westley Hinton had 10 and nine rebounds for Troy (6-10, 1-4), which snapped a three-game losing streak and had lost eight of its previous nine games. Will Neighbour and Josh Hagins scored 14 points apiece for Arkansas...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas 76, Troy 59

Tony Mitchell recorded the 15th double-double of his career Thursday night with 29 points and 15 rebounds to lead North Texas past Troy 76-59. Mitchell was 10 for 12 from the free-throw line and added four blocks to his stat sheet against Troy. North Texas (6-9, 1-3 Sun Belt) led 13-0 to begin the game before R.J. Scott finally put Troy on the scoreboard with a 3-pointer nearly...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

FAU 61, Troy 54

Greg Gantt scored 26 points and Florida Atlantic snapped a three-game losing streak with a 61-54 Sun Belt Conference win over Troy Thursday night. Gantt was 7-of-18 shooting and 10-of-13 from the foul line. The senior entered Thursday eighth nationally with 21.2 points per game, and has now scored 20 or more in four straight and in eight of his past nine after failing to reach the...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Utah Valley St. 67, Troy 64

Alfonzo Hubbard's layup with 36 seconds left in overtime gave Utah Valley a 67-64 victory and a sweep of its home-and-home series with Troy on Wednesday. Hubbard's layup with 59 seconds left in regulation had sent the game to overtime. In overtime, Ben Aird, who scored a team-high 18 points, put the Wolverines (6-7) ahead 64-62 on a three-point play with 1:21 left. Hunter...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Troy 57, Georgia St. 56

Ray Chambers scored 18 points, including the game-winning free throw, as Troy held on to beat Georgia State 57-56 Saturday night. Emil jones added 11 points and eight rebounds to help snap Troy's (5-7) five-game losing streak. Trailing 30-16 at halftime, Georgia State (5-5) began the second half on a 28-12 run to take a 44-42 lead with 10:24 left to play. Tied at 51 with 3...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Alabama St. 74, Troy 68

Phillip Crawford led four players in double-figures with 12 points and Alabama State handed Troy its fifth straight loss, beating the Trojans 74-68 Thursday night in a nonconference matchup. Shawntez Patterson and Stephawn Brown also had 12 while Denzell McDaniel had 10 off the bench. McDaniel posted a game-high six assists for Alabama State, which won its first game of the season...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

W. Kentucky 75, Troy 71

T.J. Price scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and Western Kentucky rallied from a 13-point, second-half deficit to edge Troy 75-71 Saturday night in Sun Belt Conference action. The Hilltoppers (6-2, 2-0), who won their fourth straight game, trailed 66-54 with 9:57 left. The Trojans (4-5, 0-2) then made only one field goal and two free throws in the next 9 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

UALR 58, Troy 56

Will Neighbour had 14 points and 11 rebounds Thursday night and UALR defeated Troy 58-56 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both schools. Leroy Isler had 12 points and nine rebounds, Taggart Lockhart had 11 points and James White scored 10 for UALR (5-3) Hunter Williams had 11 points and seven assists for Troy (4-4). Williams' 3-pointer with 10.7 seconds left got Troy within...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Troy 66, Alabama St. 62

Emil Jones scored 18 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out five assists - both team-highs - in Troy's 66-62 win over Alabama State on Sunday in a matchup between nonconference foes. Alabama State (0-5) led the majority of the first half and by 29-23 with 2:01 until intermission. Troy used a 7-2 run to close the gap to 31-30 at halftime and took a 38-35 lead behind 3...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Troy 59, SE Missouri 56

Antoine Myers connects on a three-point play with six seconds left to lift Troy over Southeast Missouri State 59-56 Saturday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. Southeast Missouri State (3-3) trailed 56-53 before Corey Wilford's 3-pointer tied the game with 42 seconds left to play. Myers answered on Troy's (3-2) next possession. He drove the lane, made a layup and got fouled...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Troy 41, Navy 31

Corey Robinson completed 25 of 28 passes for 322 yards and a touchdown to lead Troy in a 41-31 win over Navy on Saturday. Backup quarterback Deon Anthony ran for two touchdowns and was 9-of-12 passing for 93 yards and a score for the Trojans (5-5). Gee Gee Greene ran for 150 yards and a touchdown, while quarterback Keenan Reynolds had three rushing touchdowns for the Midshipmen...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Troy 56, Mississippi St. 53

Emil Jones drained a 16-foot jumper with 1.6 seconds left and Troy opened its new arena with a 56-53 victory over Mississippi State on Friday night in both teams' season opener. Jones' shot made it 55-53 and, after the Bulldogs suffered a turnover on the inbounds play, R.J. Scott hit a free throw with seventh-tenths of a second remaining. Tevin Calhoun scored 12 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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