Scores

Final

Texas State 53

(8-22, 4-13 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 63

(10-20, 4-13 Sun Belt)

    8:05 PM ET, March 6, 2014

    Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

    1 2 T
    TXST 18 3553
    USA 31 3263

    Top Performers

    Texas State: J. Wright 21 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    South Alabama: A. Rubit 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

    South Alabama holds off Texas State 63-53

    Associated Press

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Augustine Rubit scored 14 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as South Alabama avenged an overtime loss to Texas State earlier this season with a 63-53 win Thursday.

    Antoine Allen added 13 points for South Alabama (10-20, 4-13 Sun Belt Conference). The Jaguars never trailed and jumped to a 20-8 lead en route to a 31-18 halftime advantage. Rubit led South Alabama with 10 first-half points.

    Texas State (8-22, 4-13) cut the lead to 52-48 with 5:12 left in the game, but Allen responded with a basket and Ken Williams' make extended the lead to 56-48 with 3:15 to play. Williams added a 3-pointer with 1:20 left to make it 61-53 as South Alabama held off the Bobcats.

    Joel Wright, who had the game-winning free throws in Texas State's 67-66 OT win against the Jaguars on Feb. 20, scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Bobcats.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXST
    USA
    Points 53 63
    FG Made-Attempted 22-53 (.415) 24-68 (.353)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-11 (.091) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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