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Troy Can’t Upset No. 24 Coastal Carolina

Troy’s Upset Bid Falls Short at No. 24 Coastal Carolina As usual, Troy and Coastal Carolina played into the final minute with the outcome in doubt. As has been the case for the past three years, the No. 24 Chanticleers prevailed 35-28 Thursday night on ESPN2. Coastal Carolina held a precarious late lead behind an ailing but productive quarterback Grayson…

Sun Belt Media Day

TROY, Ala. – Troy linebacker Carlton Martial has been named the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and four total Trojans were selected to the SBC Preseason All-Conference Team, the league announced Tuesday in advance of Sun Belt Media Day later this week. It’s been a busy offseason already for Martial, who was named the No. 41 player in the country and a second…

Troy falls in Sun Belt vs Arkansas State

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Arkansas State scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to quash a Troy rally and walk away with a 9-6 victory Friday afternoon in the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Tournament opener for both teams at Riverwalk Stadium. Troy (27-25) rallied from a 6-0 deficit after two-and-a-half innings of play capped by Caleb Bartolero’s game-tying,…

Troy Women win Sun Belt Conference Tournament

NEW ORLEANS – Troy is headed back to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament for the third time in the last five years that the event has been hosted after defeating Louisiana, 73-65, Monday afternoon in the Sun Belt Conference Championship Game at the Pensacola Bay Center. Troy (22-5) improved to 3-0 all-time in the Sun Belt Tournament Championship Game with…

Troy Blanks South Alabama 29-0 in Battle for the Belt

Gunnar Watson threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns while wearing thick pads to protect fractured ribs and Troy blanked South Alabama 29-0 in Mobile to win the “Battle of the Belt” for a third straight time. Watson threw all three touchdowns in the second quarter — finding Khalil McClain from 15, Kaylon Geiger from 15 and Tray Eafford from…

Troy Head Football Coach Chip Lindsey Tests Positive for COVID-19

Troy head football coach Chip Lindsey has tested positive for COVID-19. Lindsey’s positive test came as a result of Troy’s weekly PCR tests administered every Wednesday to all players and staff. After receiving a positive test, Lindsey, who is experiencing mild symptoms, immediately isolated away from the team. Lindsey says he has the utmost confidence in his player and staff…

Sun Belt reschedules three Troy Football games for December

TROY, Ala. – The Sun Belt Conference announced Tuesday morning a shuffled December schedule for several league teams, including Troy, as the Sun Belt worked to complete full eight-game conference schedules for all league members following several postponements due to COVID-19 across the conference. “I would like to thank Commissioner Gill and the athletics directors across our great league for working…

Trojans Fall to Georgia Southern due to crucial Third Quarter

Quarterback Jacob Free got the start for the Troy Trojans in their 20-13 loss to Georgia Southern. Free threw for 201 yards, 0 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Georgia Southern scored both of their touchdowns in the third quarter to overcome a 13-6 lead. Troy drops to 4-3 on the season, 2-2 in Sun Belt play. STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Gerald…