Scores

Final

South Alabama 69

(8-17, 2-10 Sun Belt)

W Kentucky 62

(17-9, 9-4 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:00 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    USA 26 4369
    WKU 14 4862

    Top Performers

    South Alabama: M. Ammons 20 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Western Kentucky: G. Fant 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    South Alabama upsets Western Kentucky 69-62

    Associated Press

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Mychal Ammons had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead South Alabama to its second conference win of the year in a 69-62 upset at Western Kentucky on Saturday night.

    Augustine Rubit added 12 points, 13 rebounds and five blocked shots for South Alabama (8-17, 2-10 Sun Belt Conference) which held Western Kentucky (17-9, 9-4) to just 14 first-half points on 4-of-28 shooting.

    Both teams went scoreless for a 5:40 stretch and WKU missed 16 straight shots.

    The Jaguars extended to 51-32 in the second half and held off a late rally from the Hilltoppers who closed the deficit to six points in the final minute.

    Aakim Saintil had 12 points and Antoine Allen had 10 for South Alabama.

    George Fant had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead WKU which remains alone in second place in the Sun Belt. T.J. Price had 15 points and Brandon Harris 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USA
    WKU
    Points 69 62
    FG Made-Attempted 24-60 (.400) 22-67 (.328)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 8-28 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 10-23 (.435)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    South Alabama leads 1-0
    Jan 2, 2014 WKU 58, @USA 56Recap
    » Feb 15, 2014 USA 69, @WKU 62Recap