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Troy crushes Arkansas-Fort Smith 115-76

Nov 28, 2009 - 1:02 AM STATESBORO, Ga.(AP) -- Brandon Hazzard scored 27 points to lead Troy in a 115-76 victory over Arkansas-Fort Smith in the Legends Classic on Friday night.

Hazzard shot 10-for-18 from the field and hit four 3-pointers for the Trojans (3-2). Antywan Jones, Yamene Coleman, Michael Vogler and Richard Delk also chipped in with 15 points each.

Troy shot 46.3 percent (19-for-41) in the first half to jump out to a 51-37 halftime lead.

In the second half, Vogler nailed a 3-pointer that capped a 21-3 run, giving the Trojans a 72-47 lead with 14:08 remaining. Troy would take its largest lead of the game after Bernard Toombs' dunk with 1:38 left made the score 115-71.

The Lions (1-3) were led in scoring by Josh Simmons, who scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Jalynn Mitchell added 18 points.

The Lions were outrebounded 47-36, and committed 24 turnovers.