Little Rock @ Troy
Regular Season Records: Little Rock 9-18; Troy 19-10
What to Know
The Little Rock Trojans and the Troy Trojans are set to clash at 3 p.m. ET March 5 at Pensacola Bay Center in the second round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney. Little Rock will be strutting in after a win while Troy will be stumbling in from a defeat.
The South Alabama Jaguars typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday Little Rock proved too difficult a challenge. Little Rock sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 75-71 victory. They got double-digit scores from four players: Jordan Jefferson (24), CJ White (14), Myron Gardner (12), and Nikola Maric (11).
Meanwhile, Troy was within striking distance but couldn't close the gap last week as they fell 66-61 to the Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats.
Little Rock is expected to lose this next one by 9.5. Those who got lucky with them against the spread on Thursday might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the team has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
Little Rock came out on top in a nail-biter against Troy when the two teams last met earlier in the regular season, sneaking past 66-62. Will Little Rock repeat their success, or does Troy have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 3 p.m. ET
- Where: Pensacola Bay Center -- Pensacola, Florida
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Trojans are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Trojans, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Trojans, as the game opened with the Trojans as an 8-point favorite.
Little Rock have won six out of their last ten games against Troy.
- Feb 12, 2022 - Little Rock 66 vs. Troy 62
- Jan 22, 2020 - Little Rock 81 vs. Troy 63
- Jan 09, 2020 - Troy 76 vs. Little Rock 71
- Feb 07, 2019 - Little Rock 84 vs. Troy 70
- Jan 10, 2019 - Little Rock 73 vs. Troy 59
- Feb 10, 2018 - Troy 82 vs. Little Rock 64
- Mar 04, 2017 - Troy 57 vs. Little Rock 54
- Jan 23, 2017 - Troy 78 vs. Little Rock 69
- Feb 04, 2016 - Little Rock 72 vs. Troy 49
- Jan 02, 2016 - Little Rock 67 vs. Troy 61