Scores

Final

South Alabama 50

(17-12, 8-8 Sun Belt)

Denver 61

(22-8, 11-5 Sun Belt)

    9:45 PM ET, March 4, 2012

    Summit Arena - Convention Center, Hot Springs, Arkansas

    1 2 T
    USA 22 2850
    DEN 27 3461

    Top Performers

    South Alabama: M. Ammons 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Denver: R. O'Neale 11 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Denver 61, South Alabama 50

    Associated Press

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Brian Stafford and Rob Lewis scored 14 points apiece Sunday night to lead Denver past South Alabama 61-50 in the Sun Belt tournament quarterfinals.

    Royce O'Neale had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Pioneers (22-8), who as the No. 3 seed are the top remaining team in the Sun Belt tournament. Denver will play seventh seed Western Kentucky, which beat No. 2 seed UALR, in Monday's semifinals. Top seed Middle Tennessee lost earlier Sunday.

    Augustine Rubit scored 21 points to lead South Alabama (17-11), the No. 6 seed, in the game at Convention Center Court. Mychal Ammons had 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Jaguars.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USA
    DEN
    Points 50 61
    FG Made-Attempted 17-47 (.362) 19-43 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 17-24 (.708)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 11

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    South Alabama leads 1-0
    Jan 7, 2012 DEN 67, @USA 50Recap
    » Mar 4, 2012 @DEN 61, USA 50Recap