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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.

Marquis Eaton, who was second on the Red Wolves in scoring coming into the matchup with 12.0 points per game, was held to 4 points. He was 0 of 4 from behind the arc.

The Trojans improve to 2-0 against the Red Wolves this season. Troy defeated Arkansas State 90-85 on Jan. 12. Troy faces Georgia State on the road on Wednesday. Arkansas State faces Texas State at home on Thursday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Arkansas State 10-14 344579
home team logo Troy 11-12 364884
Team Stats
away team logo Arkansas State 10-14 73.7 PPG 41.4 RPG 11.3 APG
home team logo Troy 11-12 72.6 PPG 37 RPG 13.1 APG
Key Players
0
T. Cockfield II 22.4 PPG 3.6 RPG 3.2 APG 43.9 FG%
23
J. Varnado 21.5 PPG 7.8 RPG 2.5 APG 52.6 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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