Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs South Alabama

South Alabama 74, Texas A&,M-CC 69

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Augustine Rubit posted his fifth double-double of the season and South Alabama snapped a two-game losing streak, beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 74-69 Sunday in a nonconference matchup.

Rubit finished with 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, Xavier Roberson had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting, and Viktor Juricek came off the bench to score 10 for the Jaguars (5-5), who shot 40 percent (6 of 15) from 3-point range.

South Alabama outrebounded the Islanders 45-29 on the strength of 17 offensive rebounds.

Texas A&M-CC (1-6) scored the first basket of the game but did not score again until Brandon Pye's 3-pointer at the 12:42 mark. Rubit converted a three-point play on South Alabama's next possession to put the Jaguars up 17-5.

South Alabama took a 37-26 lead into halftime and led by at least five throughout the second half.

Pye's 17 points led Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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Scoreboard
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (1-6)264369
South Alabama (5-5) «373774

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
Z. Knowles, F192-50-05044
J. Jordan, G384-88-1315217
J. Williamson, G-F305-120-021312
H. Ali, G232-60-01234
K. Dvorak, G90-10-00000
B. Pye, G326-100-052217
W. Nelson, F264-102-480412
N. Maxey, F-C141-11-23023
D. Francis, F50-00-00010
J. King, G40-20-00000
Total 24-5511-1929102169
 43.6%57.9% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F389-215-9193123
M. Ammons, G232-65-67049
F. Goldstein, G333-80-22138
B. Stevens III, G321-32-31324
X. Roberson, G257-110-041416
A. Allen, G221-62-24624
V. Juricek, F172-34-450210
D. Conner, G80-10-00100
G. Magee, F20-00-00000
Total 25-5918-2645151874
 42.4%69.2% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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CARK 63 Final
OKST 91
EKY 53 Final
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