SATURDAY, MARCH 01, 2003
Dolphins Come Up Short Against Troy State
March 1, 2003
TROY, Ala. (AP) - Kendrick Johnson came off the bench to score 15 points and Troy State clinched a share of the Atlantic Sun regular-season championship with a 94-72 win over Jacksonville on Saturday.
Johnson was 5-of-8 from 3-point range as Troy State (23-5, 14-2) hoisted 40 3-point attempts, making 17. Both figures tied season highs for the team.
Five other Trojans were in double figures - Eddie Baker added 13, Lovell Craig and LaCedrick Pettway had 12 apiece, and Marcus Milhouse and Ben Fletcher had 11 apiece.
Kevin Sheppard scored 23 points to lead Jacksonville (13-15, 8-9). Calvin Warner added 21 points and nine rebounds.
The Trojans made 8 of 20 3-pointers in the first half, while holding the Dolphins to 0-of-8 from long range. Jacksonville ended the game only 3-of-22 from behind the arc and committed 22 turnovers.
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