Scores

Final

Troy 78

(9-17, 4-10 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 86

(9-18, 3-11 Sun Belt)

    8:30 PM ET, February 22, 2014

    Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

    1 2 T
    TROY 24 5478
    USA 45 4186

    Top Performers

    Troy: H. Williams 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast

    South Alabama: A. Rubit 22 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Blk

    Rubit scores 22; South Alabama beats Troy 86-78

    Associated Press

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Augustine Rubit finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and two blocks, leading South Alabama past Troy 86-78 on Saturday night.

    South Alabama (9-18, 3-11 Sun Belt Conference) opened the game with a 12-2 run, capped by a jumper from Rubit, and never trailed. The Jaguars led by as many as 26 points in the first half and took a 45-25 lead into the break.

    Troy used a 12-0 spurt early in the second half to pull within 11 with 16:08 remaining and a 10-1 run a few minutes later to make it 62-56 with 7:29 to play.

    Antoine Allen scored all of South Alabama's points during a 7-2 that pushed the Jaguars' lead to 84-72 with 43 seconds to go.

    South Alabama made 33 of 63 field goals (51.6 percent) while outscoring Troy (9-17, 4-10) 40-24 in the paint.

    Hunter Williams led the Trojans with 24 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TROY
    USA
    Points 78 86
    FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 33-64 (.516)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-19 (.737) 13-19 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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