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North Carolina A&T sees WNIT run end

Troy snapped North Carolina A&T’s two-game win streak on Friday evening, handing it an 89-75 loss at the Corbett Sports Center. The Trojans got out to a 48-39 lead by halftime, and then came out and outscored the Aggies again in the second half to come away with the victory.

This win was led by a balanced scoring effort for Troy. Makayia Hallmon led the scoring with 21 points. Tai’Sheka Porchia added 15, while Ja’Mia Hollings also contributed 14 points. The transition game was a big factor in the Trojans’ success, as 34 of the team’s points came on the fast break. Efficiency metrics evaluated the offense at an average of 1.13 points scored per possession on 55% true shooting.

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North Carolina A&T was led by Jordyn Dorsey, who recorded 18 points and five boards. The Aggies shot 30-of-75 (40%) from the field in this one, including 3-of-22 (14%) from the three-point line. Their shooting was part of larger offensive struggles that contributed to the loss. North Carolina A&T only mustered 0.93 points per possession on 45% true shooting.

  • Troy recorded assists on a season-high 71% of made field goals
  • North Carolina A&T outscored Troy 50 to 34 in the paint
  • Makayia Hallmon recorded a game-high +26 plus-minus

This was the latest win for Troy, which defeated FIU in its last game. The Trojans’ next test is a matchup with ULM, which also won its last game, at Trojan Arena on April 1. This loss was a rare slip-up for North Carolina A&T, which had been playing well recently. The Aggies will have to rebound in CAA Tournament, as this was their final game of the regular season.

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North Carolina A&T sees WNIT run end

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