NCAA Basketball

Appalachian State Mountaineers (9-21)


Mon. 2/20 Sat. 2/25 Mon. 2/27 Sat. 3/4 Wed. 3/8
@ Troy 
L 66-76
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vs. UL-Mon 
L 64-75
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vs. Louis 
L 62-77
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vs. CoastC 
W 77-73
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@ Troy 
L 64-84
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Troy routs Appalachian St. 84-64 in Sun Belt tourney opener

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Wesley Person scored 29 points and Troy rolled to an 84-64 victory over Appalachian State on Wednesday night in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.

No. 6 seed Troy (19-14) plays third-seeded Georgia Southern in a Thursday quarterfinal. No. 11 seed Appalachian State (9-21) lost five of its last six.

Person was 8 of 13 from the field and made five 3-pointers. Jordon Varnado added 17 points and Jeremy Hollimon chipped in 16 for the Trojans, who shot 57 percent from the floor and 8 of 16 from 3-point range.

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Leaders
Points: R. Shabazz16.7
Rebounds: I. Johnson6.7
Assists: E. Logan2.5
FG%: R. Shabazz39.8%
FT%: R. Shabazz72.4%
3P%: P. Good41.0%
Steals: I. Johnson1.1
Blocks: T. Johnson1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga36-1
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 North Carolina31-7
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga36-1
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 UCLA31-5
7 Duke28-9
8 North Carolina31-7
9 Oregon33-5
10 Louisville25-9
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Sun Belt Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UT Arlington 14-4 27-9
Georgia State 12-6 20-13
Arkansas State 11-7 20-12
Texas State 11-7 22-14
Georgia Southern 11-7 18-15
Louisiana 10-8 21-12
Troy 10-8 22-15
Coastal Carolina 10-8 20-17
South Alabama 7-11 14-18
Little Rock 6-12 15-17
Appalachian State 4-14 9-21
Louisiana-Monroe 2-16 9-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 73.6 (166)
Rebounds: 11.3 (108)
Assists: 13.8 (150)
FG%: 42.0% (297)
FT%: 68.1% (256)
3P%: 33.7% (242)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 76.0 (265)
Rebounds: 26.2 (87)
Assists: 13.1 (158)
FG%: 45.9% (270)
FT%: 68.6% (77)
3P%: 37.7% (310)
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