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Barker, Billingsley boost Troy over Georgia Southern

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kaleb Barker threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns, DK Billingsley rushed for 163 yards and two more scores, and Troy defeated Georgia Southern 49-28 on Saturday. Troy (4-5, 2/3 Sun Belt) scored the game’s first 14 points and went on to lead 27-14 at halftime. Georgia Southern (5-4, 3-2) closed to within 27-21 on the first play of…

Troy men open basketball season with loss to UAB

  TROY, Ala. — Makhtar Gueye drained a 3-pointer from the corner in the final seconds to give UAB a 76-75 victory over Troy on Thursday night. UAB’s Zack Bryant tied the game at 73-73 when he nailed a 3-pointer and followed with a dunk with 44 seconds remaining. Troy’s KJ Simon answered with his own dunk 10 seconds later to put Troy back out front…

Troy tops South Alabama in the Battle for the Belt

TROY, Ala. — Kaleb Barker connected with receiver Kaylon Geiger for two touchdowns and Troy beat in-state rival South Alabama 37-13 on Wednesday night in the Battle for the Belt. Will Sunderland made it 30-13 with an easy interception, returning it 27 yards early in the fourth quarter for Troy’s second interception. Freshman Trevon Woolfolk sealed it on a 4-yard run for his first career touchdown. Barker,…

Troy’s Tyler Sumpter Named to Groza Award Watch List

TROY, Alabama – Troy junior kicker Tyler Sumpter has been named to the Groza Award Watch List, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced Wednesday. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top place kicker. A native of Hoover, Ala., Sumpter earned All-Sun Belt Second Team honors following last season and in this preseason after connecting on 18-of-24 field…

Troy University Night at the Montgomery Biscuits Set for August 3

TROY, Alabama – Troy University and the Montgomery Biscuits are teaming up for Troy University Night on Saturday, Aug. 3, when the Biscuits take on the Chattanooga Lookouts. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. at Riverwalk Stadium. Troy fans are encouraged to wear their favorite Troy gear to the game and come early to mix-and-mingle with Troy coaches and…

Troy names Jones new Athletic Director

TROY, Alabama – Brent Jones was introduced as Troy University’s new Director of Athletics following a two-year stint as Troy’s Deputy Director of Athletics for External Operations, Troy University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., announced at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. “Since the inception of Trojan athletics in 1909, nine athletic directors have served the university, and I have been privileged to…

Former Troy Hooper Signs with Iowa State

Troy transfer Javan Johnson has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Monday that Johnson, who averaged 10.4 points a game last season, will join the team next fall. Johnson will sit out next season due to the NCAA’s transfer guidelines and be eligible to play the next two seasons after that. Johnson, a 6-foot-7 forward, started all 30…