Scores

Final

South Alabama 62

(11-9, 8-4 Sun Belt)

Arkansas State 74

(13-8, 7-5 Sun Belt)

    8:05 PM ET, January 31, 2013

    Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas

    1 2 T
    USA 29 3362
    ARST 35 3974

    Top Performers

    South Alabama: A. Rubit 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Arkansas State: T. Finn 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Arkansas St. 74, South Alabama 62

    Associated Press

    JONESBORO, Ark. -- Trey Finn had 18 points including an 8 for 10 performance from the free-throw line and grabbed eight rebounds for Arkansas State in a 74-62 victory over South Alabama on Thursday night.

    Arkansas State (13-8, 7-5 Sun Belt) shot only 36.4 percent from the field, making its 30 for 43 effort from the free-throw a key component to its victory. The Red Wolves out-rebounded the Jaguars 43-34 and used a 29-13 run to begin the contest and put South Alabama away early.

    Rakeem Dickerson scored 18 points and was 14 for 16 from the line for Arkansas State while Marcus Hooten chipped in with 10 points, five assists and four rebounds.

    The Jaguars were led by Augustine Rubit with 18 points including a perfect 12 for 12 from the line and grabbed nine rebounds. Javier Carter was the only other player for South Alabama (11-9, 8-4) in double figures scoring with 11 points and five rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USA
    ARST
    Points 62 74
    FG Made-Attempted 19-50 (.380) 20-55 (.364)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 4-14 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-31 (.710) 30-43 (.698)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Series tied 0-0
    Dec 29, 2012 ARST 63, @USA 54Recap
    » Jan 31, 2013 @ARST 74, USA 62Recap