Men, women face Troy for doubleheader

Herald Staff

Fresh off a Thursday doubleheader against Louisiana-Monroe, WKU’s men and women’s basketball teams will go to Troy for their next Sun Belt Conference games.

The Lady Toppers face Troy at 5:15 p.m. Saturday. The Toppers will follow at 7:30. Both games can be seen on WKYU and ESPN3.

In men’s basketball, the Trojans finished 10-18 last season, including 5-11 in the Sun Belt but return three starters and several key bench contributors from last year.

Troy beat WKU in both meetings last year

Guards Emil Jones and Hunter Williams have been Troy’s top players this season. Williams averages 11.7 points per game, while Jones leads the team with six rebounds per game.

Troys women started this year 1-3.

Going into the team’s game Thursday night against Arkansas Little-Rock, five Lady Trojans were averaging between 11.0 and 13.0 ppg.