Texas State defeats Troy 57-46 in Sun Belt opener
Troy (5-5, 0-1) built an early 15-6 lead, but the Bobcats closed with a 23-0 run sparked by a trio of 3-pointers from Montalvo to lead 29-15 at halftime. The Trojans opened the game hitting 3 of 5 shots, but managed just one field goal the rest of the half and missed their last 13, finishing 4 of 22 in the opening period.
Troy came back to tie it at 41, but Texas State reeled of a 10-0 run to seal it with 2:17 left.
Musa Abdul-Aleem led Troy with 20 points on 6-of-14 shooting.