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vs. Troy 
W 86-78
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@ UL-Mon 
L 54-71
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@ Louis 
L 74-102
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vs. TxSt 
W 63-53
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vs. Tx-Ar 
W 78-73
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South Alabama holds off Texas State 63-53

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) 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.

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Leaders
Points: A. Rubit17.0
Rebounds: A. Rubit9.4
Assists: B. Stevens III2.8
FG%: A. Rubit46.3%
FT%: A. Rubit66.7%
3P%: K. Williams34.2%
Steals: A. Saintil1.0
Blocks: A. Rubit1.5
Sun Belt Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Georgia State 17-1 25-9
Western Kentucky 12-6 20-12
Louisiana 11-7 23-12
Arkansas State 10-8 19-13
UT Arlington 9-9 15-17
UALR 9-9 15-17
Louisiana-Monroe 7-11 10-17
Troy 6-12 11-20
South Alabama 5-13 11-20
Texas State 4-14 8-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 68.8 (235)
Rebounds: 12.2 (76)
Assists: 11.3 (280)
FG%: 40.3% (330)
FT%: 68.2% (238)
3P%: 33.3% (228)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.4 (188)
Rebounds: 25.0 (87)
Assists: 11.4 (93)
FG%: 43.4% (169)
FT%: 68.7% (107)
3P%: 34.0% (157)
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Florida36-3
2 Wichita State35-1
3 Virginia30-7
4 Arizona33-5
5 Louisville31-6
6 Villanova29-5
7 Michigan28-9
8 Duke26-9
9 Iowa State28-8
10 Kansas25-10
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut32-8
2 Kentucky29-11
3 Florida36-3
4 Wisconsin30-8
5 Arizona33-5
6 Michigan28-9
7 Wichita State35-1
8 Michigan State29-9
9 Louisville31-6
10 Virginia30-7
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