South Alabama vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 75, South Alabama 66


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Jamal Crook scored 24 points to lead Western Kentucky to a 75-66 victory over South Alabama Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference game.

Crook's superb shooting was nearly perfect. The guard missed just one shot, making 9 of 10 field goal attempts, hitting his only 3-point shot and going 5 for 5 at the foul line. He also had six assists for the Hilltoppers (8-15, 4-6).

Augustine Rubit led South Alabama (12-10, 4-7) with 20 points and eight rebounds. Antoine Rubit added 15 points and Freddie Goldstein 11.

Crook got support from Teeng Akol, who scored 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting and blocked four shots. George Fant came off the bench to score 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting. T.J. Price added 11 points, making 3 of 4 treys.

Western Kentucky broke a 35-all halftime tie and outscored the Jaguars 40-31 in the second half.

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South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F377-126-982120
A. Lundy, F236-93-440015
M. Ammons, G373-110-15237
T. Anderson, G342-80-03555
F. Goldstein, G334-120-035311
J. Carter181-20-04012
W. Wright151-11-20023
D. Jones31-21-21013
Totals 25-5711-1830141666
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
V. Zollo, F231-40-03222
T. Akol, C276-90-051113
J. Crook, G339-105-526224
D. Gordon, G332-100-26114
T. Price, G124-50-132411
G. Fant285-62-380212
K. McDonald231-63-42026
N. Snipes191-30-02122
O. Akamune20-01-21001
S. Sheldon00-00-00000
J. Starks00-00-00000
Totals 29-5311-1733131675
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Arkansas St.11-520-993
Georgia St.11-618-11122
Ga. Southern11-618-12107
Texas St.10-617-11204
Coast. Car.10-715-15155
UL Lafayette8-818-11135
S. Alabama6-1013-16218
Little Rock5-1114-15255
App. St.3-148-20297

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.15-125-429
La. Tech13-421-9116
Old Dominion11-518-10131
Western Ky.7-913-16223
UT-San Antonio7-912-17296
So. Miss6-119-20334
North Texas2-148-20335
Other games
S Florida 45 Final
Syracuse 95 Final
St John's 70
VANDY 65 Final
Florida 73
Virginia 55 Final
Florida St 58
MU 59 Final
ND 76
Baylor 64 Final
Okla St 60
Ohio St 58 Final
Wisc 52
NC 83 Final
MD 74
Auburn 88 Final
Miss St 91
UNLV 66 Final
Wyoming 68
CREI 62 Final
N Iowa 65
Kentucky 86 Final
SC 52
Indiana 78 Final
Purdue 61
MRST 65 Final
Kansas 71 Final
Missouri 74
GONZ 72 Final
PEP 60
TCU 73 Final