South Alabama vs Florida International

South Alabama 79, FIU 68

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MIAMI (AP) - Mychal Ammons scored 21 points to lead four players in double figures as South Alabama beat Florida International University 79-68 Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference showdown.

Augustine Rubit finished with 19 points and nine boards, and Freddie Goldstein scored 11 for South Alabama (4-3, 2-0).

Antoine Allen came off the bench for the Jaguars to connect on all three 3s, finishing with 13 points.

Tied at 16, South Alabama went on a 14-4 run spurred by back-to-back 3s by Ammons.

Ammons finished the first half with 12 points, going 4 for 6 from the 3-point line as South Alabama led at halftime 41-33.

South Alabama shot 57.9 percent (11 for 19) in the second half to pull away from FIU (2-3, 1-1), which shot just 30.8 percent (12 for 39) in the second half.

Tymell Murphy finished with a double-double, 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead FIU.

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South Alabama (4-3) «413879
Florida International (2-3)333568

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South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F376-127-792419
J. Carter, F312-42-35116
M. Ammons, G317-92-352321
X. Roberson, G303-60-14239
F. Goldstein, G273-73-415111
A. Allen, G233-34-420313
D. Conner, G150-30-10220
V. Juricek, F60-10-00000
Total 24-4518-2331141779
 53.3%78.3% 
Florida International Golden Panthers
T. Murphy, F298-150-0101516
T. Akomolafe, F210-20-03030
J. De La Rosa, C101-10-01002
M. Smith, G332-135-551311
G. Belardo, G235-141-314314
J. Ferrales, G242-70-01225
J. Frink, F232-50-05134
I. Jurkovic, C203-57-870113
M. Porcher Jimenez, G121-31-20013
D. Hill, G50-00-00000
Total 24-6514-183792168
 36.9%77.8% 
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

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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