LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Brandon Hazzard nailed a 3-pointer with
43 seconds left to break a tie and lift Troy to a 76-73 win over
Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday night.
Troy (17-11, 12-5) was down by 16 points at the half but battled
back with 63 percent shooting in the final period.
The win, its fourth straight, keeps Troy atop of the East
Division of the Sun Belt Conference. They went into the game tied
for No. 1 with Middle Tennessee, which did not play on Thursday.
Hazzard finished with 15 points, as did Antywan Jones. Yamene
Coleman added 16 points and Richard Delk had 12.
Arkansas-Little Rock (7-21, 3-14) dominated the first half with
56 percent shooting from the field. Starter Solomon Bozeman led the
game in scoring with 23 points while Courtney Jackson scored 13
points and pulled down 12 rebounds and Matt Mouzy added 13 points.
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