TROY, Ala. -- Rayjon Tucker had 24 points as Little Rock scored 54 in the second half to roll to an 84-70 victory over Troy to halt a five-game losing skid on Thursday night.
Little Rock (8-15, 3-7 Sun Belt Conference) beat Troy 73-59 earlier this year and followed that with a 91-62 win over South Alabama for two consecutive victories before starting the losing streak.
Little Rock ran out to an early lead before Troy rallied to go on a 16-0 run to go up 28-20 and take a 36-30 lead into the half.
Little Rock started the second period hitting 10 of 11 field-goal attempts, making 79 percent from the floor in the second half, to go out front 55-47 at the 11:41 mark. Little Rock pushed its advantage to 79-54 after Kris Bankston completed a 3-point play following his dunk. Troy never recovered.
Alcorn State shoots its way past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-54
Deshaw Andrews was 5-for-5 from 3-point range and had a career-high 30 points as Alcorn State romped past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-54 on Monday night.
Williams leads Prairie View past Jackson St. 74-60
Darius Williams had a season-high 27 points as Prairie View topped Jackson State 74-60 on Monday night.
No. 1 Baylor wins 15th in a row, beating Oklahoma 61-57
MaCio Teague had 16 points, fellow transfer Davion Mitchell had 13 and Baylor held on to win its first-ever home game as the No. 1 team, beating Oklahoma 61-57 on Monday night.