Troy, AL (Sports Network) - Emil Jones scored 18 points off the bench as the
Troy Trojans overcame a double-digit second half deficit to defeat the
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans, 67-64, in a Sun Belt Conference showdown at
Ray Chambers chipped in 11 points for Troy (6-10, 1-4 Sun Belt), which snapped
a three-game losing streak. Westley Hinton added 10 points and nine rebounds
for the hosts.
Will Neighbour and Josh Hagins each netted 14 points for UALR (9-8, 3-3),
while Leroy Isler chipped in 13 points.
After a tight first half, UALR took a slim 32-31 lead into intermission by
shooting 50 percent from the field in the frame. Troy kept the game close by
drilling 6-of-7 from the foul line, while UALR went without a made free throw.
UALR extended its lead to 10 with just under 13 minutes to play in the game,
but Troy clawed its way back in it with a 15-2 run to take a three-point lead.
A close battle down the stretch was put away in the final minute with a pair
of free throws by R.J. Scott for Troy.
Troy shot 15-of-18 from the foul line, while UALR was only 6-of-14 from the
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