Florida International vs South Alabama

South Alabama 60, FIU 58


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Augustine Rubit posted his second straight double-double and 11th of the season to power South Alabama past Sun Belt Conference-foe Florida International 60-58 Sunday for its third straight win.

Rubit finished with 13 points and 12 boards, Antoine Allen 11 and Barrington Stevens 10 for South Alabama. Barrington's third 3-pointer of the game put South Alabama ahead 57-56 with 3:29 left to play.

The Jaguars (11-8, 8-3) stretched their lead to four but a Jerome Frink layup brought it back to one before Dre Conner's free throw made it 60-58 at the 1:31 mark.

FIU (11-9, 6-5) had a chance to tie it but the Panthers missed their next three shots. Conner stole the ball from Frink on the Panthers' final possession as time expired.

Frink had 12 for FIU, which had won seven of their last eight games.

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Florida International Golden Panthers
J. Frink, F336-90-270412
T. Akomolafe, F302-34-46129
T. Murphy, F264-83-463511
M. Smith, G384-132-333112
C. Bell, G141-32-25154
M. Porcher Jimenez313-112-221110
D. Hill170-20-01140
J. Ferrales80-10-01110
G. Belardo30-10-00000
Totals 20-5113-1732112358
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F345-123-6121213
M. Ammons, F313-73-35119
A. Allen, G373-123-412111
D. Conner, G302-42-32626
B. Stevens III, G303-41-221310
T. Anderson152-50-12125
J. Carter152-52-54016
W. Wright80-10-00020
Totals 20-5014-2437121460
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8123
Old Dominion9-516-10137
Western Ky.7-713-14223
UT-San Antonio6-811-16302
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18330

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Arkansas St.10-419-879
Ga. Southern10-417-10117
Georgia St.9-516-10135
Texas St.8-515-10208
Coast. Car.8-613-14158
S. Alabama6-713-13213
UL Lafayette6-816-11151
Little Rock4-1013-14247
App. St.3-118-17258
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