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South Alabama snaps 5-game skid, beats UL Monroe 78-72

MONROE, La. (AP) Trhae Mitchell scored 23 points and South Alabama pulled away in the final two minutes to beat Louisiana-Monroe 78-72 on Saturday and snapped a five-game losing skid.

The game was tied at 66 with 2:07 to play. Josh Ajayi and Mitchell each made a pair of free throws, and Herb McGee added a 3-pointer capping a 7-0 surge to give South Alabama a 73-66 lead with 27 seconds remaining. UL Monroe pulled to 75-72 on Daishon Smith's 3 with 15 seconds to go. Herb McGee shot 3 of 4 from the line to seal it.

Ajayi added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Jaguars (10-11, 3-5 Sun Belt Conference). Ajayi and Mitchell combined for 11-of-11 shooting at the free-throw line. John Pettway chipped in a career-high 16 points, and McGee finished with 12.

Smith scored 19 points and Travis Munnings added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Warhawks (11-8, 4-3).

The Jaguars have won just two of the last 11 meetings against UL Monroe. They beat the Warhawks 66-63 in Monroe on Feb. 11, 2017.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo South Alabama 10-11 324678
home team logo UL-Monroe 11-8 343872
Team Stats
away team logo South Alabama 10-11 72.9 PPG 35 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo UL-Monroe 11-8 78.6 PPG 36.2 RPG 14.1 APG
Key Players
33
J. Ajayi 16.4 PPG 7.4 RPG 1.6 APG 56.0 FG%
2
D. Smith 21.2 PPG 4.5 RPG 3.9 APG 44.4 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB