Troy tops D-II Fort Valley State 80-63
Troy (4-3) led 10-1 early behind a layup and 3-pointer from Abdul-Aleem. A 7-2 run later in the half pushed the lead to double digits and the Trojans held a 42-29 advantage at the break.
Fort Valley State trimmed its deficit to 10 midway through the second half after Tyrone Brinson's jumper and a pair of free throws by Derrick Spear, but Wesley Person's 3-pointer with 6:09 left put Troy up by 17 and the Trojans cruised to victory.
D'Areial Franklin paced Fort Valley State with 14 points. Brinson finished with eight points and 10 boards.