Troy women drop conference contest to UALR

Published 8:03 pm Saturday, January 5, 2013

The Troy women’s basketball team fell to Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday, 71-50.

The loss drops Troy to 0-5 in Sun Belt Conference play and 3-11 overall.

First year head coach Chanda Rigby said the team is concentrating on accomplishing smaller goals within the game.

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“We has some very specific goals for that game. We wanted to keep them under seven points between media timeouts,” Rigby said. “We did a good job of that in the first half, but couldn’t maintain it in the second.”

The good news for the struggling Trojans is that they welcome in 2-11 Louisiana-Monroe, who is 0-4 in Sun Belt play, on Thursday.

Freshman Ashley Beverly-Kelley led Troy with 11 points.