Texas State Beats Troy 73-65
Emani Gant scored 21 points to lead Texas State over Troy 73-65 on Saturday.
Texas State (6-14, 2-5 Sun Belt) shot 52 percent from the floor and made 5 of 16 3-point attempts. Joel Wright scored 16 points with 12 rebounds and Phil Hawkins added 14 points.
Westley Hinton led Troy (7-13, 2-6) with 24 points. Hunter Williams had 18 and Tevin Calhoun chipped in with 11.
Troy led early, but Texas State tied it at 26 on a layup by Corey Stern with 5:13 left in the first and the Bobcats closed the half on a 12-6 run to lead 36-32 at the break.
A 10-0 run – in which four players scored – put Texas State up 53-39 at the 14:09 mark of the second half, and Troy got no closer than five points down the stretch.
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