Scores

Final

South Alabama 74

(7-16, 1-9 Sun Belt)

Troy 79

(8-14, 3-7 Sun Belt)

    8:30 PM ET, February 6, 2014

    Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama

    1 2 T
    USA 31 4374
    TROY 30 4979

    Top Performers

    South Alabama: A. Rubit 25 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl

    Troy: H. Williams 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Williams leads Troy past South Alabama 79-74

    Associated Press

    TROY, Ala. -- Hunter Williams hit a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored a career-best 26 points for the second time this season as Troy defeated in-state rival South Alabama 79-74 on Thursday night.

    Williams scored 21 of his points after the break. His 3-pointer to open the second half gave Troy a 33-31 lead and the Trojans led the rest of the way. Williams' seventh trey gave Troy a 71-60 lead with 3:41 remaining. He scored 26 points against LaGrange in November.

    Kevin Thomas scored 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting for Troy (8-14, 3-7 Sun Belt), which snapped a five-game losing skid. Jeff Mullahey scored 13 points, and Antoine Myers had five assists for the Trojans.

    Augustine Rubit made 10 field goals on his way to 25 points to lead South Alabama (7-16, 1-9). Barrington Stevens III scored 13 points and had six assists for the Jaguars.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USA
    TROY
    Points 74 79
    FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 25-54 (.463)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-27 (.370) 9-20 (.450)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 20-33 (.606)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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