South Alabama Falls 63-54 to Arkansas State - Recap
Arkansas State grabbed a 63-54 win over South Alabama on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Rakeem Dickerson at Mitchell Center.
Bettors who backed Arkansas State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3.5 at sportsbooks.
Arkansas State got 15 points from Brandon Peterson and another 9 points from Ed Townsel. Rakeem Dickerson contributed 1 assists, while Trey Finn cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
South Alabama got 20 points from Augustine Rubit in a losing cause and another 11 points from Antoine Allen. Freddie Goldstein contributed 2 assists for them, while Augustine Rubit had 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Arkansas State were victorious, as the score was 28-23 at the break.
The rebound battle favored South Alabama as they grabbed 47 boards, while Arkansas State only had 45.