UL Lafayette vs South Alabama

South Alabama 88, Louisiana-Lafayette 64


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Augustine Rubit recorded his 14th double-double of the season with a career-high 34 points and 12 rebounds as South Alabama blew out Louisiana-Lafayette 88-64 Thursday night.

Mychal Ammons also had a double-double, 18 points and 11 rebounds to help South Alabama (15-9, 12-4 Sun Belt Conference) win its fourth in a row.

Ahead 39-28 at halftime, Dre Conner's jumper with less than nine minutes to play put the Jaguars on top 68-47.

Ammons' 3-pointer at the 2:44 mark gave South Alabama its biggest lead of the game, 87-58.

South Alabama shot 49.2 percent (29 of 59) from the field, and made 25 free throws compared to just 12 for Louisiana-Lafayette.

Though South Alabama had just one less turnover than Louisiana-Lafayette, the Jaguars held a 24-8 advantage in points off turnovers.

Elfrid Payton led the Ragin' Cajuns (9-17, 5-10) with 17 points and seven assist.

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UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
S. Long, F354-143-680411
B. Mbamalu, F331-62-22124
E. Moore, F141-30-02052
E. Payton, G347-133-337317
A. Thompson, G284-90-01029
K. Shepherd205-83-531216
S. Wronkoski192-41-24035
J. Soto90-00-01100
C. Barnett40-00-00000
B. Lazare40-00-00020
Totals 24-5712-1828102364
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F3011-1612-16121134
J. Carter, F224-60-06148
A. Allen, G292-92-25138
M. Ammons, G297-112-4110118
D. Conner, G262-55-82539
T. Anderson211-50-03322
B. Stevens III191-30-01333
W. Wright110-12-41102
V. Juricek80-10-01100
G. Magee51-22-21004
Totals 29-5925-3644161788
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
Other games
NW 59 Final
WISC 53 Final
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
GONZ 77 Final