Dolphins Downed By Troy State, 70-52

Nov 29, 2001

Final Stats

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Robert Rushing scored 19 points to lead Troy State over Jacksonville State 70-52 Thursday night.

Troy State (3-1, 1-0 Sunbelt Conference) had two other players in double figures - Herbert Evans with 13 and Lamayn Wilson with 12.

Jacksonville State (1-2, 0-1) never had the lead and fell behind 34-23 by halftime.

Jacksonville State shot poorly throughout the game, making only 3-of-22 from behind the 3-point line. Overall, they made 30 percent of their field goals.

But Troy State was outrebounded 46-39, and Jacksonville State made 16 second-chance points to the Trojans' eight.

Omar Barlett had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Gamecocks.