MOBILE, Ala. -- Augustine Rubit scored 19 points to lead four players in double figures as South Alabama beat Arkansas-Little Rock 77-62 in a Sun Belt conference showdown.
South Alabama led 56-52 with 8:11 remaining before using a 10-4 run to jump ahead 66-56 at the 5 minute mark. Barrington capped the run with a trey.
The Trojans (8-6, 2-1) got as close as eight points late in the second half, but Appalachian State made 14 free throws in the period to run away with the victory.
Rubit scored his 1000th career point and recorded his sixth double-double of the season.
John Gillon was the only player in double figures for Arkansas-Little Rock with 10 points.
Ted Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.