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Trojans Open Home Schedule Against LaGrange

The Troy men’s basketball team returns home on Monday night to face LaGrange College at 7:30 p.m., inside Trojan Arena.
The Troy men’s basketball team returns home on Monday night to face LaGrange College at 7:30 p.m., inside Trojan Arena.

Both the Troy men's and women's basketball teams will host Military Appreciation Night on the night at Trojan Arena. Those with a valid military ID will receive FREE admission into the Trojans' Veteran's Day doubleheader.

A free shuttle will also be available to easily gets fans to Trojan Arena for both games. The shuttle will pick up fans from the Downtown Square, Malone Hall, Stadium Tower, Sartain Hall and North Stadium parking lots. Pick-up times are listed in the above shuttle service document.

Live stats, video and audio can be found by visiting the men’s basketball schedule page on TroyTrojans.com.

The game marks the first regular season home contest for first year head coach Phil Cunningham. Cunningham began his tenure on Friday night at Ole Miss.

The Trojans dropped their season opener against Ole Miss, 69-54. Kevin Thomas and Tevin Calhoun led the way for Troy with 11 points each. Thomas and Antoine Myers led the Trojans with seven boards each.

The Rebels took a lead early on, sparked by an incredible shooting night by Jarvis Summers. Troy fought back in the second half, cutting the lead to as little as 10 points, but couldn’t get closer, eventually falling by 15.

Troy is 19-4 all-time against LaGrange, with the majority of the matchups coming while both were members of Division II. The last meeting came during the 2011-12 season, with the Trojans defeating the Panthers 116-63.

The Panthers have yet to begin their season, but return three starters and 10 letterwinners from last year’s squad.

The game will be part of a doubleheader, as the women’s team will take on Alabama A&M beginning at 5:15 p.m.

Fans can keep up with all the action by following Troy men's basketball on Twitter at @TroyMensHoops and on Instagram at @TroyHoops.

For more information on all of Troy Athletics, fans can find the Trojans on Twitter and Instagram at @TroyAthletics, or on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TroyAthletics.

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