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Troy vs South Alabama

South Alabama 65, Troy 62

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Augustine Rubit had 21 points and 12 rebounds as South Alabama rallied from an eight-point, second-half deficit, then held off Troy 65-62 Thursday night.

The Jaguars (13-9, 10-4 Sun Belt Conference), who have won five of their last six games, started 4 of 13 from the free-throw line, then closed the game with 20 straight.

South Alabama trailed 43-35 with 12:40 left before launching a 20-5 run to lead by seven with 5:15 remaining.

The Trojans (10-14, 5-8) got to 61-60 with 19 seconds left on Hunter Williams' 3-pointer, but Dre Conner answered with two foul shots and Javier Carter blocked a Troy 3-pointer.

After Emil Jones, who led the Trojans with 23 points, hit two free throws, Rubit, who was 11 of 15 from the line, made his final two foul shots with 2 seconds remaining to seal it

The Jaguars are now 1-9 when trailing at halftime.

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Scoreboard
Troy (10-14)313162
South Alabama (13-9) «283765
 
Troy Trojans
W. Hinton, F171-60-02012
J. Warren, C262-80-09054
H. Williams, G375-110-024112
E. Jones, G349-164-471223
A. Myers, G304-83-322511
D. Jethroe190-43-42023
R. Chambers142-30-03044
T. Calhoun121-40-00003
J. Mullahey110-20-02020
Totals 24-6210-113272262
 38.7%90.9% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F355-1011-15121121
J. Carter, F233-30-08006
M. Ammons, G322-52-46036
D. Conner, G281-48-831311
A. Allen, G213-91-20229
T. Anderson271-52-43135
B. Stevens III223-70-01047
W. Wright120-00-01210
Totals 18-4324-333771765
 41.9%72.7% 
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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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