Scores

Final

South Alabama 60

(6-11, 0-4 Sun Belt)

Arkansas State 72

(10-5, 3-1 Sun Belt)

Coverage: ESPN3

8:00 PM ET, January 11, 2014

Convocation Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas

1 2 T
USA 25 3560
ARST 33 3972

Top Performers

South Alabama: A. Rubit 9 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Arkansas State: K. Van Slyke 21 Pts, 14 Reb

Arkansas State defeats South Alabama 72-60

Associated Press

JONESBORO, Ark. -- Kirk Van Slyke scored 21 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds as Arkansas State defeated South Alabama 72-60 on Saturday night.

Arkansas State (10-5, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference) has won five of its last six. South Alabama (6-11, 0-4) has not won on the road and has a six-game losing streak.

Van Slyke was 7 of 13 from the floor, and has scored in double-figures for eight straight games. Van Slyke's jumper gave Arkansas State a 47-37 lead with 12:33 to play, and the Red Wolves led by double-digits the rest of the way.

Melvin Johnson III and Ed Townsel each scored 12 points for Arkansas State. Townsel also pulled in a career-high 10 rebounds.

Aakim Saintil led South Alabama with 10 points. Augustine Rubit and Ken Williams each added nine points for the Jaguars.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USA
ARST
Points 60 72
FG Made-Attempted 19-55 (.345) 23-54 (.426)
3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 6-24 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 16-21 (.762) 20-30 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
South Alabama leads 1-0
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