Koranga lands 13th career double double in pre-season action for Troy

Koranga lands 13th career double double in pre-season action for Troy

A pair of layups from Troy's Preseason All-Sun Belt First Team selection Koranga cut Troy's deficit to four at the end of the first quarter.

Felmas Koranga in previous action for Troy

Felmas Koranga  recorded her 13th career double-double, posting 10 points and 13 rebounds as the Troy Trojans rallied to beat Talladega College 101-81 in their season opening exhibition match at the Trojan Arena in Troy, Alabama on Tuesday 9 November 2021.

Talladega College jumped out to an early 7-4 lead in the opening quarter behind four points from forward Fu'Tra Banks. A second-chance layup from Sydni Tears allowed the Tornadoes to advance their lead to seven, 13-6, midway through the first period.

A pair of layups from Troy's Preseason All-Sun Belt First Team selection Koranga cut Troy's deficit to four at the end of the first quarter.

The Trojans and Tornadoes traded buckets through the opening eight minutes of the second quarter before Troy banked five straight shots to bring the game within one, 35-34.

Talladega College ended its scoring drought matching the Trojans shot-for-shot before Tierra Tullis knocked down three to give the Tornadoes a 44-41 lead heading into the halftime break.

Troy's first lead of the game came at the halfway mark of the third period when newcomer Za'Nautica Downs drained a triple to give the Trojans a 56-54 lead. Janiah Sandifer tacked on five points in the final minute of the third to give Troy a 67-62 advantage heading into the final 15 minutes of action.

Troy's lead ballooned to 16 with just 2:39 left to play when Tina Stephens picked up an and one. Stephens finished 16 points and seven rebounds.

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