Scores

Final

Florida Atl 56

(9-13, 5-4 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 65

(12-9, 4-6 Sun Belt)

8:05 PM ET, February 2, 2012

Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

1 2 T
FAU 32 2456
USA 26 3965

Top Performers

Florida Atlantic: G. Gantt 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

South Alabama: M. Ammons 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

South Alabama 65, FAU 56

Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. -- Mychal Ammons scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to rally South Alabama from a six-point halftime deficit to a 65-56 victory over Florida Atlantic in a Sun Belt Conference game Thursday night.

The Jaguars (12-9, 4-6), who won their second straight game, trailed 32-26 at halftime and by five points, 54-49, with 6:37 left to play.

A layup by Trey Anderson and a 3-pointer by Freddie Goldstein tied the game, and four points by Goldstein and three by Ammons gave South Alabama a 61-54 lead with 1:19 remaining.

Goldstein finished with 14 points for the Jaguars, Antione Lundy had 10, Augustine Rubit had nine points and 11 rebounds and Anderson had nine points and seven assists.

Shavar Richardson and Greg Gantt scored 13 points apiece to pace the Owls (9-13, 5-4), who had won their past three games.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAU
USA
Points 56 65
FG Made-Attempted 16-50 (.320) 20-51 (.392)
3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 5-14 (.357)
FT Made-Attempted 18-26 (.692) 20-25 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 9

2011-12 Season

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