Scores

Final

Texas A&M-CC 69

(1-6, 0-5 away)

South Alabama 74

(5-5, 2-0 Sun Belt)

5:05 PM ET, December 16, 2012

Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

1 2 T
AMCC 26 4369
USA 37 3774

Top Performers

Texas A&M-CC: B. Pye 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

South Alabama: A. Rubit 23 Pts, 19 Reb, 3 Ast

South Alabama 74, Texas A&,M-CC 69

Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMCC
USA
Points 69 74
FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 25-59 (.424)
3P Made-Attempted 10-23 (.435) 6-15 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 11-19 (.579) 18-26 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 14

2012-13 Season

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Research Notes

Augustine Rubit of South Alabama had 23 points and 19 rebounds Sunday, joining Mike Muscala of Bucknell as the only players with 20 or more points and 19 or more rebounds this season.

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