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South Alabama earns split, knocks off Arkansas State 70-62

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Herb McGee and Josh Ajayi combined to score 44 points as South Alabama held off Arkansas State 70-62 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday night.

The Jaguars split the season series with Arkansas State. The Red Wolves won the first meeting January 10 in Jonesboro, 66-65.

Ty Cockfield hit a 3 with 4:08 left to pull the Red Wolves within a point, 60-59. And Marquis Eaton missed a 3 and two layup attempts for the lead before Trhae Mitchell extended the South Alabama advantage with 1:59 left with a layup. McGee scored at the basket and R.J. Kelly hit two free throws to push the lead to 66-59 with 1:14 left and put the game out of reach. McGee added four more free throws to complete the scoring for South Alabama.

McGee hit 6 of 8 from the free-throw line and finished with 24 points for South Alabama (12-11, 5-5). Ajayi finished with 20 points and Mitchell grabbed 10 rebounds.

Tristin Walley and Cockfield each scored 16 points for Arkansas State (10-13, 4-6).

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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 Arkansas State 10-13 243862
home team logo South Alabama 12-11 353570
Team Stats
away team logo Arkansas State 10-13 73.7 PPG 41.4 RPG 11.3 APG
home team logo South Alabama 12-11 72.9 PPG 35 RPG 13.9 APG
Key Players
0
T. Cockfield II 22.4 PPG 3.6 RPG 3.2 APG 43.9 FG%
33
J. Ajayi 16.4 PPG 7.4 RPG 1.6 APG 56.0 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 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
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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