MOBILE, Ala. -- Mychal Ammons scored 18 points Saturday night to lead South Alabama to a 69-57 victory over North Texas in Sun Belt Conference play.
The Jaguars (16-10, 13-5) avenged an earlier 66-56 loss at North Texas (11-19, 6-13).
Ammons, who was 8-of-13 shooting, got scoring help from Antoine Allen (12 points) and 10 points each from Javier Carter and Wendell Wright. Wright, who came off the bench for his 10, was 6 for 6 at the foul line, which helped prove decisive.
So did Augustine Rubit's 15 rebounds and Antoine Allen's three 3-pointers. South Alabama was only 4 for 17 on treys, but North Texas hit just 1 of 11 from long range.
The Jaguars also made 15 of 16 free throws. North Texas was just 10 of 21 at the stripe.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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