How to watch Troy vs. James Madison: Live stream, TV channel, start time for Thursday’s NCAAB game

Who’s Playing

James Madison @ Troy

Current Records: James Madison 12-7; Troy 12-7

what to know

The Troy Trojans will be returning home after a two-game road trip. The Trojans and the James Madison Dukes will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 7 pm ET Thursday at Trojan Arena. The point spread is more or less neutral, so fans should expect a close game.

Troy ended up making a good deal behind the app. State Mountaineers when they played on Saturday, losing 58-45.

Meanwhile, James Madison strolled past the Georgia Southern Eagles with points to spare on Saturday, taking the contest 83-71.

Troy and James Madison now sit at an identical 12-7. A couple of stats to keep an eye on: Troy enters the matchup with 16.9 takeaways on average, good for 23rd best in college basketball. But the Dukes are even better: they rank sixth in college basketball when it comes to takeaways, with 19 on average. We’ll see if that edge gives James Madison a route to victory.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 7 pm ET
  • Where: Trojan Arena — Troy, Alabama
  • Follow: CBS Sports app
  • Ticket cost: $19.95


The Dukes are a slight 1-point favorite against the Trojans, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last eight years.

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