South Alabama vs Florida International

South Alabama 79, FIU 68

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MIAMI (AP) - Mychal Ammons scored 21 points to lead four players in double figures as South Alabama beat Florida International University 79-68 Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference showdown.

Augustine Rubit finished with 19 points and nine boards, and Freddie Goldstein scored 11 for South Alabama (4-3, 2-0).

Antoine Allen came off the bench for the Jaguars to connect on all three 3s, finishing with 13 points.

Tied at 16, South Alabama went on a 14-4 run spurred by back-to-back 3s by Ammons.

Ammons finished the first half with 12 points, going 4 for 6 from the 3-point line as South Alabama led at halftime 41-33.

South Alabama shot 57.9 percent (11 for 19) in the second half to pull away from FIU (2-3, 1-1), which shot just 30.8 percent (12 for 39) in the second half.

Tymell Murphy finished with a double-double, 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead FIU.

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South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F376-127-792419
J. Carter, F312-42-35116
M. Ammons, G317-92-352321
X. Roberson, G303-60-14239
F. Goldstein, G273-73-415111
A. Allen, G233-34-420313
D. Conner, G150-30-10220
V. Juricek, F60-10-00000
Total 24-4518-2331141779
 53.3%78.3% 
Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Murphy, F298-150-0101516
T. Akomolafe, F210-20-03030
J. De La Rosa, C101-10-01002
M. Smith, G332-135-551311
G. Belardo, G235-141-314314
J. Ferrales, G242-70-01225
J. Frink, F232-50-05134
I. Jurkovic, C203-57-870113
M. Porcher Jimenez, G121-31-20013
D. Hill, G50-00-00000
Total 24-6514-183792168
 36.9%77.8% 
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UL-Monroe15-520-1496
UT-Arlington13-724-11105
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Troy4-169-22293

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Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
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Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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