South Alabama Downs Louisiana-Lafayette 81-73 - Match Report
South Alabama grabbed an 81-73 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday, behind a 21-point effort from Augustine Rubit at Mitchell Center.
South Alabama won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as favorites.
South Alabama got 18 points from Ken Williams and another 15 points from Aakim Saintil. Mychal Ammons contributed 5 assists, while Augustine Rubit cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 18 points from Elfrid Payton in a losing cause and another 15 points from Shawn Long. Elfrid Payton contributed 6 assists for them, while Shawn Long had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed South Alabama were victorious, as the score was 39-30 at the break.
South Alabama won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-31.