Alabama State vs Troy

Troy 66, Alabama St. 62

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - 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-pointers from Jones and Wright on back-to-back possessions.

Troy (4-2) controlled the second half, as the Trojans stretched their lead to as much as nine and led by eight points three different times in the half.

Alabama State outshot Troy 45 percent (24 of 53) to 43 percent (27 of 63), but the Trojans made 6 of 14 3-point attempts.

Joshua Freelove led Alabama State with 24 points, but the Hornets converted only 10 of 17 free throws.

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Alabama State Hornets
B. Brown, F221-44-52117
L. Page, F150-12-25122
J. Freelove, G3611-200-020024
S. Brown, G324-80-08019
A. Price, G252-60-01234
J. Mason223-72-35218
J. Waters150-20-01020
D. Neal110-00-01000
R. Watts101-20-01102
D. Miller71-21-62003
T. Coleman51-11-11023
Totals 24-5310-173371262
 45.3%58.8% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F184-80-04028
E. Jones, G367-123-385218
A. Myers, G324-62-452010
H. Williams, G294-100-022010
D. Jethroe, G202-60-00335
R. Scott181-30-00112
J. Wright151-60-00313
W. Hinton132-60-06124
T. Calhoun91-50-03003
J. Warren81-11-14003
J. Mullahey20-00-00000
Totals 27-636-836171166
 42.9%75% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-222-13118
Alabama St.14-419-10257
Southern U.13-518-17229
Prairie View12-615-18260
Ark.-PB9-912-20302
Jackson St.9-911-21322
Alabama A&M8-109-20330
Miss. Val.5-136-26345
Alcorn St.4-146-26348
Grambling0-182-27351

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL-Monroe14-624-14132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313
 
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