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Ajayi carries South Alabama past Appalachian St. 78-71

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Josh Ajayi matched his season high with 26 points as South Alabama got past Appalachian State 78-71 on Saturday.

Trhae Mitchell had 18 points and 11 rebounds for South Alabama (15-16, 8-10 Sun Belt Conference). Kory Holden added 15 points. Herb McGee had 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the visiting team.

Justin Forrest had 21 points for the Mountaineers (11-20, 6-12). Ronshad Shabazz added 16 points. Bennett Holley had eight rebounds.

The Jaguars improve to 2-0 against the Mountaineers for the season. South Alabama defeated Appalachian State 79-73 on Jan. 3.

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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 15-16 364278
home team logo App. State 11-20 304171
Team Stats
away team logo South Alabama 15-16 72.9 PPG 35 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo App. State 11-20 79.9 PPG 37.9 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
33
J. Ajayi 16.4 PPG 7.4 RPG 1.6 APG 56.0 FG%
2
R. Shabazz 18.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 2.3 APG 44.1 FG%
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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