Scores

Final

LA-Lafayette 73

(11-6, 2-2 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 81

(7-11, 1-4 Sun Belt)

8:05 PM ET, January 16, 2014

Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

1 2 T
ULL 30 4373
USA 39 4281

Top Performers

Louisiana-Lafayette: E. Payton 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 2 Stl

South Alabama: A. Rubit 21 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Blk

S. Alabama snaps skid, beats UL-Lafayette 81-73

Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. -- Augustine Rubit scored 21 points and went 7 of 10 from the field as South Alabama snapped a six-game losing streak and held on for an 81-73 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night.

Ken Williams added 18 points, Aakim Saintil 15 and Antoine Allen 12 for South Alabama (7-11, 1-4 Sun Belt), which shot 59.2 percent from the field.

The Rajin' Cajuns (11-6, 2-2) went on a late 11-3 run to cut their deficit to 69-67 with 2:23 left, but South Alabama then scored eight straight points.

Louisiana-Lafayette shot 38.7 percent from the field and had 12 shots blocked by the Jaguars. Rubit accounted for five of the blocks.

Elfrid Payton led Louisiana-Lafayette with 18 points while Shawn Long added 15.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ULL
USA
Points 73 81
FG Made-Attempted 24-62 (.387) 29-49 (.592)
3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 8-23 (.348)
FT Made-Attempted 17-27 (.630) 15-24 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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