Arkansas State vs South Alabama

South Alabama 74, Arkansas St. 57

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Mychal Ammons scored a career-high 25 points to lead South Alabama to a 74-57 win over Arkansas State Thursday night in Sun Belt Conference play.

Ammons, who was one rebound shy of a double-double with nine boards, led the Jaguars (13-10, 5-7) to their largest margin of victory in a Sun Belt game this season.

South Alabama shot a season-high 53.8 percent from the floor. The Jaguars, who also got 14 points and eight rebounds from Augustine Rubit, went on a 19-7 run in the first half to lead 35-27 at the break.

Ed Townsel led Arkansas State (10-16, 4-7) with 17 points. Trey Finn scored 11, including two treys.

South Alabama, which outscored the Red Wolves 39-30 in the second half, had the edge in 3-point shooting. The Jaguars hit 28 of 52 3-point attempts (53.8 percent). Arkansas State was 22 of 51 beyond the arc (43.1 percent).

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Scoreboard
Arkansas State (10-16)273057
South Alabama (13-10) «353974

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Arkansas State Indians
B. Peterson, F352-40-04224
M. Kirkland, F214-60-00028
E. Townsel, G357-130-231217
R. Dickerson, G300-50-00420
M. Hooten, G161-52-20024
T. Finn253-43-630411
D. Griswold133-63-57009
J. Zuppardo121-30-01012
A. Sterrenberg90-10-01000
B. Clark31-40-00012
K. Ogbonnaya-Branch10-00-00000
Totals 22-518-152371657
 43.1%53.3% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F344-56-680114
A. Lundy, F253-60-03017
M. Ammons, G339-137-890325
F. Goldstein, G302-70-05225
T. Anderson, G192-62-30136
D. Jones234-80-00129
W. Wright201-10-02402
J. Carter142-50-04024
J. Diaz11-10-00002
D. Hersey10-00-01000
Totals 28-5215-173481474
 53.8%88.2% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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