Troy Basketball Team Tops Arkansas State in OT

TROY, Ala. -- Emil Jones scored 16 points and knocked down a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left in regulation to tie, and Troy claimed a 74-67 overtime victory over Arkansas State on Thursday night.

Jones made four free throws and Hunter Williams hit a 3-pointer in overtime for the Trojans (8-12, 3-6 Ohio Valley Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

Antoine Myers scored 13 points, Williams had 12 points and Tevin Calhoun 10 for Troy.

Cameron Golden led Arkansas State (11-8, 5-5) with 18 points, Brandon Peterson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Ed Townsel added 14 points and Raeford Worsham 12.

Trailing 33-26 at halftime, Troy led 44-40 at 10:30, but Arkansas State grabbed a 55-48 lead with 6:10 to go. Troy didn't catch up until Jones' jumper made it 61-all.

Troy led 63-61 on Josh Warren's layup 1:09 into overtime and held on to win.

Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 188447291 - wtvy.com/a?a=188447291