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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 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-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-06-2121
Georgia St.0-06-349
Texas St.0-05-3201
UL Lafayette0-06-4271
UL-Monroe0-06-4294
UT-Arlington0-05-4105
Troy0-04-4344
UALR0-04-4314
Arkansas St.0-03-4291
App. St.0-03-5218
S. Alabama0-02-6332

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion0-09-116
La. Tech0-08-3224
FAU0-05-3146
Charlotte0-06-442
UTEP0-06-445
North Texas0-05-4216
So. Miss0-05-4313
Western Ky.0-05-4135
FIU0-06-5124
Middle Tenn.0-06-5179
UT-San Antonio0-04-4306
Marshall0-04-6245
UAB0-04-7297
Rice0-03-6349
 
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