Appalachian State slips past Troy 75-71
Jacob Lawson added 13 points and Griffin Kinney hauled in 10 rebounds to go with nine points for Appalachian State (6-14, 4-5 Sun Belt), which shot 48 percent from the field and hit 8 of 14 from long range.
Troy (6-15, 1-9) erased an eight-point deficit late in the second half to tie the game at 68 on Jordon Varnado's tip-in bucket. Eaves then put the Mountaineers back on top for good with a 3-point play with 1:37 left. A pair of free throws from Eaves and Ronshad Shabazz down the stretch sealed the win.