Tucker has 24, Little Rock dominates 2nd half to beat Troy
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.
Nikola Maric and Deondre Burns had 12 points apiece and Markquis Nowell added 11 while dishing out six assists for Little Rock.