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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 (4-3) «413879
Florida International (2-3)333568
 
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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23
 
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