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Coastal Carolina to face East Carolina in Birmingham Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 17:26 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Coastal Carolina (9-3, Sun Belt) vs East Carolina (7-5, AAC), Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m. ET LOCATION: Birmingham, Alabama. TOP PLAYERS Coastal Carolina: QB Grayson McCall is a three-time Sun Belt Conference player of the year. He...

W. Kentucky, South Alabama to meet in New Orleans Bowl

Dec. 04, 2022 16:36 PM EST

Western Kentucky (8-5, Conference USA) vs South Alabama (10-2, Sun Belt), Dec. 21, 9 p.m. ET LOCATION: New Orleans TOP PLAYERS Western Kentucky: QB Austin Reed has thrown for 4,249 yards, second nationally, and 36 touchdowns while completing 64.5 percent...

Watson, Troy win Sun Belt title over Coastal Carolina, 45-26

Dec. 03, 2022 20:26 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Gunnar Watson and the streaking Troy Trojans came out with a flurry of big plays and a defense that was barely budging. Watson passed for 318 yards and three long touchdowns to lead the Trojans to a 45-26 victory — their 10th straight — over Coastal Carolina...

Vidal has 4 TDs, Troy advances to Sun Belt championship game

Nov. 26, 2022 18:59 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Kimani Vidal ran for 208 yards and four touchdowns and Troy beat Arkansas State 48-19 on Saturday to advance to the Sun Belt Conference championship game. Troy's ninth straight win gave them a tie for the West Division title with South Alabama but with the...

No. 23 Coastal Carolina faces JMU with title game on horizon

Nov. 24, 2022 21:21 PM EST

No. 23 Coastal Carolina (9-1, 6-1 Sun Belt) at James Madison (7-3, 5-2), Saturday, Noon EST (ESPNU) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: James Madison by 13 1/2. Series record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Chanticleers have already earned...

Hot-shooting Troy rolls past Southern-New Orleans 118-61

Nov. 23, 2022 01:07 AM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Christyon Eugene, Duke Miles and Nelson Phillips each scored more than 20 points and Troy beat Southern-New Orleans 118-61 on Tuesday night. Phillips and Miles scored 22 points apiece to lead Troy (6-1). Eugene added 21 points and the trio combined for 24-of-40...

Vidal's 242 yards lead Troy past UL Monroe 34-16

Nov. 19, 2022 21:33 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kimani Vidal rushed for a career-high 242 yards, Antonio Showers returned a fumble 13 yards for a touchdown, and Troy defeated Louisiana-Monroe 34-16 on Saturday. Vidal's fourth career 100-yard game included two touchdown runs of five yards. The first gave the...

Troy's Martial sets NCAA tackles record in win over Army

Nov. 12, 2022 22:19 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Carlton Martial became the NCAA all-time leader in tackles when the sixth-year senior notched the 546th of his career and Troy went on to beat Army 10-9 on Saturday. Martial, a linebacker, finished with 22 tackles for Troy (8-2), passing the FBS career record of...

Troy downs Mississippi University for Women 96-42

Nov. 10, 2022 22:45 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Nelson Phillips scored 20 points as Troy beat Mississippi University for Women 96-42 on Thursday night. Phillips added nine rebounds and four steals for the Trojans (2-0). Christyon Eugene scored 12 points, shooting 5 for 11, including 1 for 4 from beyond the arc....

Troy's 5-9-ish Carlton Martial closing on FBS tackle record

Nov. 09, 2022 13:21 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Carlton Martial doesn’t look the part, and he knows it. At 5-foot-8 (and a half) and 210 pounds, the Troy linebacker is poised to become the all-time leading tackler in major college football history, likely in the next couple of weeks. If he did...