Huntingdon, Ala. 59, Troy 100
TROY, Ala. (AP)—Vernon Taylor scored a game-high 21 points and four others scored in double figures as Troy blew out Huntingdon 100-59 on Friday night in both teams’ season opener.
The Trojans shot 34 of 61 from the field, including 13 of 27 (48.1 percent) from three-point range in the victory.
DeAndrae Ross scored 17, Regis Huddleston added 15, Levan Patsatsia had 14 and Tim Owens 13 to lead the offensive surge for Troy.
Taylor, Owens and Shawntez Patterson each grabbed seven rebounds, while Patsatsia had a game-high eight boards.
Troy outrebounded the Hawks 46-27 and got to the free-throw line 30 times— where it scored 19 points. Huntingdon shot 20 of 63 (31.7 percent) from the field
Ephraim Hudson scored 13 points for the Hawks and Deshaun Williams added 11.
The Trojans had seven players log at least 22 minutes of playing time.