Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs South Alabama

South Alabama 74, Texas A&,M-CC 69

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Augustine Rubit posted his fifth double-double of the season and South Alabama snapped a two-game losing streak, beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 74-69 Sunday in a nonconference matchup.

Rubit finished with 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, Xavier Roberson had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting, and Viktor Juricek came off the bench to score 10 for the Jaguars (5-5), who shot 40 percent (6 of 15) from 3-point range.

South Alabama outrebounded the Islanders 45-29 on the strength of 17 offensive rebounds.

Texas A&M-CC (1-6) scored the first basket of the game but did not score again until Brandon Pye's 3-pointer at the 12:42 mark. Rubit converted a three-point play on South Alabama's next possession to put the Jaguars up 17-5.

South Alabama took a 37-26 lead into halftime and led by at least five throughout the second half.

Pye's 17 points led Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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Scoreboard
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (1-6)264369
South Alabama (5-5) «373774

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
Z. Knowles, F192-50-05044
J. Jordan, G384-88-1315217
J. Williamson, G-F305-120-021312
H. Ali, G232-60-01234
K. Dvorak, G90-10-00000
B. Pye, G326-100-052217
W. Nelson, F264-102-480412
N. Maxey, F-C141-11-23023
D. Francis, F50-00-00010
J. King, G40-20-00000
Total 24-5511-1929102169
 43.6%57.9% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F389-215-9193123
M. Ammons, G232-65-67049
F. Goldstein, G333-80-22138
B. Stevens III, G321-32-31324
X. Roberson, G257-110-041416
A. Allen, G221-62-24624
V. Juricek, F172-34-450210
D. Conner, G80-10-00100
G. Magee, F20-00-00000
Total 25-5918-2645151874
 42.4%69.2% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-09-1110
Lamar0-08-186
Abil Chr.0-07-3252
Incarn Word0-04-3230
SE Louisiana0-05-4170
C. Arkansas0-06-5232
Sam Houston0-05-5217
Nicholls St.0-04-5159
McNeese St.0-03-5295
Nwestern St.0-03-5281
Hou. Baptist0-03-7315
New Orleans0-02-6253
Texas A&M-CC0-02-6341

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-235
Louisiana0-08-2127
Georgia St.0-07-3227
UT-Arlington0-07-367
Coast. Car.0-05-5184
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5334
Troy0-05-5293
App. St.0-05-6272
UL-Monroe0-04-5246
Arkansas St.0-03-7343
Little Rock0-02-8299
 
Other games
CARK 63 Final
OKST 91
EKY 53 Final
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