Florida Atlantic vs South Alabama

South Alabama 72, FAU 71

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Augustine Rubit scored 18 points, including the go-ahead tip-in with 35 seconds left to lift South Alabama past Florida Atlantic 72-71 in a Sun Belt Conference showdown Saturday night.

Antoine Allen and Mychal Ammons scored 13 points apiece to help South Alabama (14-9, 11-4) win its third consecutive game.

There were 12 ties and 12 lead changes in the contest.

Down 70-69, Jordan McCoy made two free throws with 1:02 left to give Florida Atlantic a 71-70 lead.

On the next possession, Rubit missed a layup but got his own rebound and converted the tip-in to recapture the lead 72-71 with 35 seconds to go.

The Owls (11-15, 6-9) had a chance to win it late, but with .6 seconds remaining and down by 1, Greg Gantt turned the ball over.

Grantt, despite the miscue, finished with a game-high 23 points for Florida Atlantic.

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Florida Atlantic Owls
J. McCoy, F354-83-5121411
K. Penn, F221-10-01132
G. Gantt, G389-171-111223
S. Moody, G383-1110-1063116
R. Morrow, G163-71-36118
P. Bertone313-42-26248
D. Sekelja131-30-01012
A. Mattison70-21-22001
Totals 24-5318-233591671
 45.3%78.3% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F307-164-550118
J. Carter, F193-40-06136
D. Conner, G332-53-42449
A. Allen, G304-144-451313
M. Ammons, G304-95-541213
B. Stevens III262-70-03105
T. Anderson251-42-23325
V. Juricek71-10-01003
Totals 24-6018-2033111572
 40%90% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern5-012-681
Coast. Car.4-19-9193
UT-Arlington3-213-548
Arkansas St.3-212-673
Georgia St.3-210-7133
Texas St.3-210-7288
UL Lafayette2-312-6122
Little Rock2-311-7208
Troy2-310-9200
S. Alabama2-39-9217
App. St.1-46-10252
UL-Monroe0-56-12298
 
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MIZZ 98
OKST 72 Final
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ND 104
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