Scores

Final

UL Monroe 56

(3-11, 2-6 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 71

(9-8, 6-3 Sun Belt)

    8:05 PM ET, January 17, 2013

    Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

    1 2 T
    ULM 27 2956
    USA 27 4471

    Top Performers

    Louisiana-Monroe: M. Hansberry 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    South Alabama: A. Rubit 23 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    South Alabama 71, Louisiana-Monroe 56

    Associated Press

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Freddie Goldstein and Antoine Allen combined for 11 points during a key 13-2 run to open the second half as South Alabama dominated the second half to defeat Louisiana-Monroe 71-56 Thursday night.

    The Jaguars (9-8, 6-3 Sun Belt Conference) outscored the Warhawks 44-29 following intermission after starting the half with four consecutive field goals. South Alabama shot 62.5 percent (15 of 24) after halftime.

    Augustine Rubit was 5-of-8 shooting after halftime, when he accounted for 15 of his 23 points off the bench for the Jaguars. Rubit added nine rebounds, while Goldstein finished with 16 points on 5-of-10 3-point shooting. Allen and Mychal Ammons scored 10 points each.

    Marcelis Hansberry led Louisiana-Monroe (3-11, 2-6) with 16 points.

    The Warhawks pulled as close as five points four times after the 13-2 run, last at 52-47 with 7:27 left. South Alabama responded with a 9-1 run to pull away for good.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULM
    USA
    Points 56 71
    FG Made-Attempted 21-44 (.477) 25-51 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 15

    2012-13 Season

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