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Stampley's 16 & 17 carries Troy over Carver College 88-35

Dec. 28, 2020 9:27 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Nick Stampley tallied 16 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to lift Troy to an 88-35 win over Carver College on Monday night. Zay Williams added 15 points for Troy (5-4), Kam Woods 13 points and Rory Pantophlet had eight rebounds. Bryson Scott had 10 points for the Cougars and Antwon...

FILE - In this June 1, 2020 file photo, an unidentified man walks past a toppled statue of Charles Linn, a city founder who was in the Confederate Navy, in Birmingham, Ala., following a night of unrest. People shattered windows, set fires and damaged monuments in a downtown park after a protest against the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)

Pandemic deaths and economic fallout are top Alabama story

Dec. 28, 2020 7:25 AM EST

A biological threat that once seemed far removed from Alabama dominated both state news and everyday life like nothing else in 2020. The coronavirus pandemic was the state's top news story of the year, and its effects will linger into the New Year and beyond. Here is a look at that and other Top 10 Alabama news...

Auburn's big first half leads to 77-41 defeat of Troy

Dec. 19, 2020 2:55 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Allen Flanigan scored 14 points, 15 Tigers saw playing time, a dozen scored and Auburn defeated Troy 77-41 on Saturday, picking up a fourth-straight win. Flanigan, who played 26 minutes, was 4-for-7 shooting and made four assists. Jaylin Williams added 11 points on 5-for-6 shooting with...

Coastal Carolina wide receiver Jaivon Heiligh (6) and teammate Will McDonald (66) celebrate Heiligh's touchdown against Troy during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Troy, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Sun Belt football championship game canceled

Dec. 18, 2020 12:31 AM EST

The Sun Belt Conference football championship game Saturday between No. 9 Coastal Carolina and No. 17 Louisiana-Lafayette was canceled Thursday night because of a positive COVID-19 test within the Coastal Carolina program. An entire position group would have been unavailable to play for the unbeaten Chanticleers...

Waters lifts Troy over Samford 79-71

Dec. 16, 2020 10:23 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Khalyl Waters had a career-high 21 points as Troy defeated Samford 79-71 on Wednesday night. Zay Williams added 20 points for the Trojans. Waters shot 13 for 14 from the line. Williams also had 13 rebounds. Nick Stampley had 17 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks for Troy (4-3). Kam...

Miami linebacker Zach McCloud (53) and cornerback Isaiah Dunson (29) stop North Carolina running back Michael Carter (8) during the first half of an during an NCAA college football game at Hard Rock Stadium In Miami Gardens, Fla, Saturday, Dec, 12, 2020. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)

STAT WATCH: UNC rushing total FBS' highest in 3 seasons

Dec. 14, 2020 1:53 PM EST

North Carolina's rushing performance against Miami was unlike any seen in the Football Bowl Subdivision in three seasons. Led by Michael Carter and Javonte Williams, the Tar Heels piled up 554 yards on the ground in their 62-26 win over Miami on Saturday, the most in a game matching FBS teams since Navy had 569...

Williams scores 13 to carry Troy past Central Baptist 61-44

Dec. 13, 2020 5:36 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Zay Williams had 13 points and three blocks as Troy defeated Central Baptist 61-44 on Sunday. Kam Woods had 10 points for Troy (3-3). Kelvin Robinson had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Mustangs. ___ For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and...

Coastal Carolina tight end Isaiah Likely (4) celebrates a touchdown with Coastal Carolina running back CJ Marable (1) against Troy during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Troy, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

No. 11 Coastal Carolina survives 42-38 scare against Troy

Dec. 12, 2020 8:10 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Grayson McCall and Coastal Carolina put together a final drive that was perfection, just like their regular season. Jaivon Heiligh caught a 23-yard touchdown pass from McCall with 45 seconds left and No. 11 Coastal Carolina preserved its first unblemished regular season with a 42-38 win...

Waters scores 20 to lift Troy over North Alabama 62-57

Dec. 10, 2020 9:35 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Khalyl Waters had a career-high 20 points as Troy edged past North Alabama 62-57 on Thursday night. Zay Williams had 13 points and 13 rebounds for Troy (2-3). Kam Woods and Nick Stampley each had 10 rebounds. Waters hit all 10 of his foul shots. Mervin James and Jamari Blackmon had 11...

Coastal Carolina's Isaiah Stephens, center, celebrates with fans after an NCAA college football game against BYU, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

No. 11 Coastal Carolina visits Troy looking to avoid upset

Dec. 10, 2020 12:58 PM EST

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are fresh from their first win over a top 10 team with a shot at a Sun Belt Conference championship awaiting. In between, the 11th-ranked Chanticleers (10-0, 7-0 Sun Belt) visit Troy (5-5, 3-3) trying to avoid their first slip-up of the season. It's a sandwich game between a...