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.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
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