South Alabama (2-1) vs. Chattanooga (2-1)
McKenzie Arena, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chattanooga plays South Alabama in an early season matchup. Each team...
No. 22 Auburn (2-0) vs. South Alabama (2-0)
Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 22 Auburn visits South Alabama in an early season matchup. Each team...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell came up with a steal and sank two clutch free throws to allow South Alabama to hold off rival Southern Mississippi 75-69 on Saturday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Chad Lott had 18 points to lead five South Alabama players in double figures as the Jaguars easily beat Pikeville College 82-51 on Wednesday night.
South Alabama (17-16, 10-10) vs. No. 4 seed Texas State (23-8, 12-6)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Semifinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Friday, 5 p.m. EDT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rodrick Sikes made one of two free throws with four seconds remaining and eighth-seeded South Alabama held on to upend No. 5 seed Louisiana Lafayette 70-69 in the second round...
South Alabama (16-16, 9-10) vs. No. 5 seed Louisiana-Lafayette (19-12, 10-8)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Thursday, 5 p.m. EDT
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi had 22 points as South Alabama defeated Arkansas State 75-67 in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Tuesday night. Kory Holden added 20 points for...
No. 9 seed Arkansas State (13-18, 7-11) vs. No. 8 seed South Alabama (15-16, 8-10)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney First Round, Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Josh Ajayi matched his season high with 26 points as South Alabama got past Appalachian State 78-71 on Saturday.
Trhae Mitchell had 18 points and 11 rebounds for South...
South Alabama (14-16, 7-10) vs. Appalachian State (11-19, 6-11)
Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Alabama looks for its seventh...
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson had 28 points as Coastal Carolina romped past South Alabama 92-70 on Thursday night.
Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had 17 points for Coastal Carolina (15-14, 9-8...
South Alabama (14-15, 7-9) vs. Coastal Carolina (14-14, 8-8)
HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Coastal Carolina seeks revenge on South Alabama after...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi had 20 points as South Alabama topped Texas State 77-63 on Saturday night.
Rodrick Sikes had 18 points for South Alabama (14-15, 7-9 Sun Belt Conference). Herb...
Texas State (23-6, 12-4) vs. South Alabama (13-15, 6-9)
Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sun Belt foes meet as Texas State faces S. Alabama. Texas...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) —
Texas-Arlington hit a season-high 15 3-pointers and defeated South Alabama 75-57 on Thursday night. Brian Warren led the Mavericks with four 3-pointers. Edric Dennis...
Texas-Arlington (13-15, 9-6) vs. South Alabama (13-14, 6-8)
Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Brian Warren and...
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead South Alabama to a 68-52 win over Troy on Saturday.
Josh Ajayi had 18 points for South Alabama (13-14, 6-8 Sun Belt...
South Alabama (12-14, 5-8) vs. Troy (11-14, 4-9)
Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama; Saturday, 5:15 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Alabama goes for the season sweep over Troy after winning the...
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown registered 14 points and eight assists as Georgia Southern topped South Alabama 75-65 on Wednesday night.
Calvin Wishart had 14 points and seven rebounds for Georgia Southern (15-10, 7-5 Sun Belt Conference). Quan Jackson added 13 points. Montae Glenn had 10 points and three blocks for the home team.
Herb McGee had 18 points for the Jaguars (12-13, 5-7). Josh Ajayi added 13 points. Trhae Mitchell had 11 points and seven rebounds.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rayjon Tucker had 24 points as Arkansas-Little Rock edged past South Alabama 73-68 on Saturday.
Kamani Johnson had 15 points for Arkansas-Little Rock (9-15, 4-7 Sun Belt Conference). Markquis Nowell added 10 points and seven rebounds. Nikola Maric had 10 points and seven rebounds for the visitors.
Rodrick Sikes had 19 points for the Jaguars (12-12, 5-6). John Pettway added 16 points and eight rebounds. Josh Ajayi had 10 points and eight rebounds.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Herb McGee and Josh Ajayi combined to score 44 points as South Alabama held off Arkansas State 70-62 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday night.
The Jaguars split the season series with Arkansas State. The Red Wolves won the first meeting January 10 in Jonesboro, 66-65.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell scored 17 points and dished five assists, Josh Ajayi added 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and South Alabama rallied to beat Troy 81-75 on Saturday night.
John Pettway and Kory Holden scored 14 points apiece and Rodrick Sikes added 12 for the Jaguars (11-11, 4-5 Sun Belt Conference), who made 12 of 17 3-pointers, led by Holden's four, and 15 of 21 free throws.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell scored 23 points and South Alabama pulled away in the final two minutes to beat Louisiana-Monroe 78-72 on Saturday and snapped a five-game losing skid.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 26 on 10-of-17 shooting, Montae Glenn added 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Georgia Southern held on in overtime for an 88-86 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.
Quan Jackson scored five of his 15 points in overtime. His 3-pointer with 58 seconds left gave the Eagles (12-7, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) the lead for good at 87-84.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds scored 18 points and Jeff Thomas scored the final four points for Georgia State which defeated South Alabama 69-66 on Thursday night for its seventh straight win.
Thomas scored 15 points with nine rebounds and Devin Mitchell made five 3-pointers for his 15 points for the Panthers (14-4, 5-0 Sun Belt).
Kane Williams gave Georgia State the lead with two free throws with 1:09 remaining and Thomas hit a 3-pointer 30 seconds later and added a free throw.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Deondre Burns scored 22 points with seven rebounds and five assists as Little Rock routed South Alabama 91-62 on Saturday afternoon.
Jaizec Lottie added 17 points for the Trojans (7-10, 2-2 Sun Belt). Nikola Maric had 14 points and Kamani Johnson had 12 points and seven rebounds.
Little Rock shot 61 percent from the field compared to 40 percent for South Alabama.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Ty Cockfield II had 22 points, including two free throws with three seconds left, and Marquis Eaton scored 18 to help Arkansas State beat South Alabama 66-65 on Thursday night.
Cockfield finished 12 of 15 from the line and Salif Boudie had 10 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Arkansas State (8-8, 2-1 Sun Belt Conference), which earned its sixth straight home victory.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes scored 21 points and made four 3-pointers and South Alabama held off a late rally to defeat Appalachian State 79-73 in a Sun Belt Conference opener on Thursday night.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Grant Golden and Jake Wojcik had 22 points apiece and Jacob Gilyard added 20 points as Richmond led throughout to wrap up nonconference play with a 91-82 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell posted a career-high 28 points to go with eight rebounds and three blocks as South Alabama torched NAIA-member Mobile 86-47 on Thursday night.
Mitchell was 12 of 15 from the floor. Josh Ajayi added 16 points to go with 11 rebounds and Kory Holden chipped in 14 points, draining 4 of 9 from long range.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi scored 20 points and grabbed five rebounds as South Alabama kept Alabama A&M winless with a 79-67 victory on Wednesday night.
Ajayi was 9 of 10 from the field for the Jaguars (6-5). Kory Holden added 16 points, five rebounds and five assists, Trhae Mitchell had 11 points with 13 rebounds, nine assists and four steals and Rodrick Sikes chipped in another 11 points.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes scored 21 points and grabbed four rebounds as South Alabama rolled past Tulane 81-60 on Saturday.
Sikes was 8 of 15 from the field including four from distance for the Jaguars (5-5). Josh Ajayi added 16 points and 10 rebounds, Kevin Morris had 10 points and R.J. Kelly chipped in with nine points, five rebounds and six assists.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes regained his shooting touch and scored 18 points and South Alabama held off Florida A&M 66-57 on Saturday night.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and South Alabama held Chattanooga to under 30 percent shooting from the field as the Jaguars rolled to a 73-54 victory in a first-round game in their own tournament Friday night.
For South Alabama the game marked the first time this season the Jaguars or their opponent has not scored 100 point or more. The Jaguars fell at Auburn, 101-58 in their opener and beat Huntingdon 106-76.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Abdul Dial hit 8 of his 11 shots and scored a career-high 23 points to lead six players in double figures and South Alabama rolled to a 106-76 victory over Division III-member Huntingdon on Sunday.
The Jaguars shot 54 percent in the first half from the floor (14 of 26) to take a 47-33 lead into intermission.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jordon Varnado scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Alex Hicks added 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Troy rallied to beat South Alabama 69-62 in Wednesday's opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
Wesley Person scored 13 points for the seventh-seeded Trojans (16-16), who advance to face No. 2 seed Georgia State in a Friday quarterfinal.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes soared into the record books with 32 points to lead South Alabama to an 87-67 Sun Belt Conference win over Arkansas State on Saturday afternoon.
Sikes set a school record with his fifth game this season with 30 or more points. The 6-1 junior was 12 of 22 from the floor, hitting 5 of 12 from distance. He also made 3 of 5 from the line. Sikes scored 38 points against Louisiana-Monroe two weeks ago.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Trhae Mitchell had a career-high 19 points and Josh Ajayi added 16 as South Alabama ran away from Little Rock in the second half for a 73-56 win on Thursday night to halt a three-game losing skid.
Herb McGee added 10 points and John Pettway had eight points with four assists for South Alabama (12-12, 5-6 Sun Belt Conference).
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Wesley Person scored 18 points, Jordon Varnado had 17 and Troy defeated rival South Alabama 80-63 on Saturday for the Trojans' first season sweep of the Jaguars since 2009-10.
Varnado added eight rebounds, four assists and three blocks while Person made four 3-pointers. Alex Hicks scored 14 points, B.J. Miller 13 and Kevin Baker had 11 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for his first career double. The Trojans (10-13, 4-6 Sun Belt) made 10 3-pointers.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds and Louisiana-Monroe beat South Alabama 83-74 on Saturday.
Sam McDaniel added 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Warhawks (9-11, 3-6 Sun Belt). Marvin Jean-Pierre had 18 points and five rebounds and Michael Ertel had 17 points and seven rebounds.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Malik Marquetti scored 21 points, JaKeenan Grant scored 16 and Bryce Washington grabbed 16 rebounds and Louisiana pulled away in the second half to beat South Alabama 76-57 Thursday night.
Louisiana led 34-29 at halftime and used a 17-2 run in an almost eight-minute span for a 66-45 lead with 5:42 left. Louisiana shot 6 of 14 from the field while South Alabama went 1 of 7 during that stretch.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi scored the game-winner with 44 seconds to go, Rodrick Sikes scored eight of the last 10 points and South Alabama held off Appalachian State 83-77 on Saturday.
Neither team led by more than nine during a contest that saw five ties and five lead changes. Griffin Kinney knotted the score for Appalachian State three times down the stretch. Each time Sikes put the Jaguars back in the lead.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi scored seven of his 18 points in the final minutes as South Alabama held off Coastal Carolina 60-57 on Thursday night to even its Sun Belt Conference record.
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Alex Peacock scored 18 points and his layup with 26 seconds remaining preserved Texas State's 72-69 win against South Alabama on Thursday night.
Rodrick Sikes made two free throws to narrow South Alabama's deficit to 70-69 before Peacock's layup. Texas State called timeout and Sikes missed a 3-point attempt. The Jaguars got the offensive rebound but Josh Ajayi missed his attempt.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes made 6 of 10 from 3-point range and scored 31 points, and South Alabama opened Sun Belt Conference play with an 86-64 win over Georgia State on Friday night.
Jordan Andrews made 5 of 8 from the arc and scored 19 and Josh Ajayi had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Jaguars (7-6).
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes scored 20 points, Herb McGee added a career-high 19, and South Alabama beat Southern Miss 69-61 on Wednesday night.
Josh Ajayi scored 13 points and Nick Davis grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and had five blocks for the Jaguars (5-3), who made 11 of 29 3-pointers, led by McGee with four and Sikes with three.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Rodrick Sikes hit a 3-point jumper with 20 seconds left to give South Alabama a 55-52 win over New Orleans for the 11th straight time Sunday afternoon.
Sikes hit a trey to give the Jaguars a 51-50 lead with 2:02 left, but Bryson Robinson dunked with :56 left to put the Privateers in front, 52-51.
The Jaguars' Herb McGee missed a field goal from deep and Josh Ajayi missed a put-back attempt. New Orleans' Troy Green missed a free throw that would have padded the lead.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Abayomi Iyiola led five Stetson players in double figures with a career-high 16 points and the Hatters beat South Alabama 81-77 in overtime on Wednesday night.
B.J. Glasford hit three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points, Divine Myles scored 14, Luke Doyle had 11 points and Christiaan Jones added 10 for Stetson (4-2). Senior Larry Dennis had six points and 10 rebounds — one shy of his career best.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jordan Andrews scored 18 points, Josh Ajayi scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and South Alabama defeated NAIA member Mobile 71-49 on Monday night in the Jaguars home opener.
Mobile proved scrappy in the first half and trailed 29-25 at halftime. But Andrews took over and scored 10 points during a 17-4 South Alabama run to start the second half and put the Jaguars up 46-29 with a 3-pointer with 15:41 remaining.