Louisiana-Monroe vs South Alabama

South Alabama 71, Louisiana-Monroe 56


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Freddie Goldstein and Antoine Allen combined for 11 points during a key 13-2 run to open the second half as South Alabama dominated the second half to defeat Louisiana-Monroe 71-56 Thursday night.

The Jaguars (9-8, 6-3 Sun Belt Conference) outscored the Warhawks 44-29 following intermission after starting the half with four consecutive field goals. South Alabama shot 62.5 percent (15 of 24) after halftime.

Augustine Rubit was 5-of-8 shooting after halftime, when he accounted for 15 of his 23 points off the bench for the Jaguars. Rubit added nine rebounds, while Goldstein finished with 16 points on 5-of-10 3-point shooting. Allen and Mychal Ammons scored 10 points each.

Marcelis Hansberry led Louisiana-Monroe (3-11, 2-6) with 16 points.

The Warhawks pulled as close as five points four times after the 13-2 run, last at 52-47 with 7:27 left. South Alabama responded with a 9-1 run to pull away for good.

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F292-80-06154
M. Brown, F263-41-23037
M. Hansberry, G337-91-212116
R. McCray, G323-92-21348
A. Olatayo, G282-45-66019
T. Mackey243-60-02218
T. Lindsey191-32-23014
K. Koszuta90-10-02000
Totals 21-4411-142581656
South Alabama Jaguars
M. Ammons, F295-70-020310
J. Carter, F203-40-010026
F. Goldstein, G315-101-213016
A. Allen, G304-101-221310
D. Conner, G300-26-61916
A. Rubit348-157-890123
W. Wright130-10-02120
B. Stevens III90-10-00000
G. Magee40-10-01010
Totals 25-5115-1828141371
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
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
Other games
MICH 83 Final
FLA 68 Final
NW 68 Final
ILL 54
GT 57 Final
ORST 64 Final
STJOE 86 Final
VCU 92
GONZ 71 Final
ORE 76 Final
USC 74