Scores

Final

Arkansas State 85

(14-8, 7-4 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 61

(7-17, 1-10 Sun Belt)

    8:05 PM ET, February 13, 2014

    Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

    1 2 T
    ARST 35 5085
    USA 28 3361

    Top Performers

    Arkansas State: M. Johnson III 24 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

    South Alabama: A. Rubit 23 Pts, 5 Reb

    Arkansas State rolls past South Alabama 85-61

    Associated Press

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Melvin Johnson, III, scored 24 points and Arkansas State dominated the second half to defeat South Alabama 85-61 Thursday.

    Johnson hit 8 of 10 shots, including 6 of 7 3-pointers for the Red Wolves (14-8, 7-4 Sun Belt), who led 35-28 at the half. Kirk Van Slyke added 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

    Augustine Rubit scored 23 for the Jaguars (7-17, 1-10), who have lost six straight and 12 of their last 13.

    Johnson had two 3's in an 18-0 run in the first half that put Arkansas State up 22-12. He had 16 points in the second half.

    The Red Wolves shot 52.8 percent for the game, making 18 of 28 shots in the second half. They ended up making 11 of 23 treys and 18 of 18 from the foul line.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ARST
    USA
    Points 85 61
    FG Made-Attempted 28-53 (.528) 22-48 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-23 (.478) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-18 (1.000) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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