Trojans hold on to beat Warhawks

Justin Brooks rushed for 64 yard and two big touchdowns as the Troy Trojans survived a late charge by Louisiana-Monroe to win 24-19 at Movie Gallery Veterans Stadium on Saturday.

The Trojans could not cover the 9-point spread at home, and the 43 points scored were OVER the posted total of 41.

Omar Haugabook was 27-for-40 for 246 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions, and Gary Banks had ten receptions for 83 yards for the Trojans.

Kinsmon Lancaster went 15-for-31 for 147 yards and two picks, and Calvin Dawson carried the ball 20 times for 118 yards and a score for the Warhawks.