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Mathsketball shows middle schoolers practical use of math

February 4, 2020
By Claudia Harris

A unique partnership between the Troy University Mathematics Department and local schools recently gave students an opportunity to learn how math correlates with basketball.

Mathsketball, a two-day camp Jan. 24-25 at Trojan Arena, exposed seventh- and eighth-grade girl basketball players from Pike County schools to the importance of math in athletics.

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TROY’s Department of Mathematics, women’s basketball staff team up for Mathsketball 2019

January 23, 2019
By Andy Ellis

While the connection between mathematics and basketball might not seem like a slam dunk to some, a group of seventh- and eighth-grade girls from Pike County will take a shot at learning the role math plays in sports during Mathsketball 2019 this weekend at Troy University.

The event, made possible through a grant from the…

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