Recap - Texas State Defeats Troy 73-65
|Recap - Texas State Defeats Troy 73-65|
Texas State got 21 points from Emani Gant as they ran past Troy 73-65 on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.
Texas State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as favorites.
Texas State got 16 points from Joel Wright and another 14 points from Phil Hawkins. Emani Gant contributed 4 assists, while Joel Wright cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Troy got 24 points from Westley Hinton in a losing cause and another 18 points from Hunter Williams. Hunter Williams contributed 3 assists for them, while Westley Hinton had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Texas State were victorious, as the score was 36-32 at the break.
Texas State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-30.