Troy seizes late control to down C. Arkansas 82-77
Varnado’s 3-pointer put Troy (2-3) ahead 70-68. Eddy Kayouloud’s layup tied it before Javon Johnson’s 3-pointer with 3:33 left put Troy out front for good. The Trojans made eight of their last 10 shot attempts. Troy shot 29 of 56 (52 percent) from the field and posted eight 3-pointers. The Trojans led 43-34 at halftime.
Kayouloud scored a career-high 30 points on 12-of-16 shooting, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range, for the Bears (2-2). Born in France, the 19-year-old Kayouloud’s previous career high was 19 points against Missouri on Nov. 6. DeAndre Jones had 19 points and Hayden Koval scored 15.