South Alabama vs Louisiana-Monroe Final: 77-72 - Recap
|South Alabama vs Louisiana-Monroe Final: 77-72 - Recap|
South Alabama got a 32-point performance from Augustine Rubit as South Alabama handed Louisiana-Monroe a 77-72 defeat on Thursday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
South Alabama earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread.
Dre Conner had 12 points for South Alabama and Antoine Allen chipped in with 8 points. Freddie Goldstein had 4 assists for them, while Augustine Rubit was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Louisiana-Monroe got 18 points from Amos Olatayo in a losing cause and another 13 points from Millaun Brown. Jayon James contributed 6 assists for them, while Millaun Brown had 3 rebounds.
South Alabama hit the break leading 36-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored South Alabama as they grabbed 39 boards, while Louisiana-Monroe only had 15.