South Alabama vs UL Lafayette

South Alabama 91, Louisiana-Lafayette 89

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Augustine Rubit scored 26 points to help South Alabama beat Louisiana-Lafayette 91-89 Thursday night in double overtime.

Dre Connor and Antione Allen added 19 points apiece and Mychal Ammons tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds for South Alabama (8-7, 5-2 Sun Belt Conference), which led 40-30 at the end of the first half but had to rally to send the game into the first overtime.

The lead went back-and-forth in the first overtime before Allen's layup tied the game 82-all with 45 seconds left. Neither team scored during those 45 seconds to force a second overtime, but South Alabama opened the second extra frame on a 7-2 run to pull away.

Ammons' dunk with 20 seconds left created the final margin. Louisiana-Lafayette (6-12, 2-5) had possession with 8 seconds left in the second overtime but did not get a shot off before time expired.

Elfrid Payton's 26 points led Louisiana-Lafayette.

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South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F448-1810-1190326
J. Carter, F281-41-46044
A. Allen, G467-163-592419
D. Conner, G315-78-813519
F. Goldstein, G304-120-021511
M. Ammons404-122-4111310
B. Stevens III200-30-01320
T. Anderson101-20-02002
V. Juricek10-00-00000
Totals 30-7424-3243102691
 40.5%75% 
UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
S. Long, F504-115-8140314
E. Moore, F353-73-58159
B. Mbamalu, G478-181-352419
S. Wronkoski, G454-62-242312
E. Payton, G398-1410-1267426
J. Soto151-40-02112
K. Shepherd111-30-00013
A. Leblanc62-20-02004
A. Thompson20-20-00010
Totals 31-6721-3043132289
 46.3%70% 
Sun Belt
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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