Western Kentucky vs South Alabama

South Alabama 65, W. Kentucky 57

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Augustine Rubit recorded his 10th double-double of the season, 19 points and 11 rebounds to lift South Alabama over Western Kentucky 65-57 Thursday night in Sun Belt Conference play.

Antoine Allen scored 19 points and Mychal Ammons added 10, and both finished with seven boards to help South Alabama (10-8, 7-3) outrebound Western Kentucky 40-32.

After George Fant's layup gave Western Kentucky a 35-33 lead with 14:48 left to play, South Alabama answered with an 18-4 run to take its biggest lead of the game, 51-39 with 8:36 remaining.

Rubit and Allen scored 11 points each in the second half, and the Jaguars converted 14 free throws in the period.

Western Kentucky (11-10, 5-5) made it 60-54 behind Brandon Harris' 3-pointer with 55 seconds left, but the Hilltoppers failed to make another field goal the rest of the way.

Harris led the Hilltoppers with 14 points and seven rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Western Kentucky (11-10)233457
South Alabama (10-8) «283765

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F254-92-260410
A. Rostov, C261-42-25134
B. Harris, G385-133-473214
T. Price, G354-141-221313
K. Kaspar, G272-101-20315
C. Dickerson181-10-01013
S. Drane121-30-04032
T. Akol113-30-06026
O. Akamune60-00-00020
P. Blade20-00-00000
M. Vasquez00-00-00020
Totals 21-579-123282357
 36.8%75% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F357-125-8112219
M. Ammons, F304-81-270310
A. Allen, G294-128-1070419
D. Conner, G291-63-43225
F. Goldstein, G171-50-00003
W. Wright230-11-22211
J. Carter192-23-45117
B. Stevens III180-11-20211
Totals 19-4722-324091465
 40.4%68.8% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

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
 
Other games
PUR 53 Final
MICH 68
TENN 56 Final
MISS 62
VCU 74 Final
RICH 86
UCLA 84 Final
ARIZ 73
BYU 63 Final
GONZ 83