South Alabama 70, Mobile 51

Bryan Sherrer, LaShun Watson and Tim Williams scored 13 points

apiece to lead South Alabama in a 70-51 win over Mobile in the

first-ever matchup between the crosstown schools on Wednesday

night.

Martino Brock added nine points, eight boards and three steals

for the Jaguars (7-2), who played their first game since beating

Arkansas 74-61 on Nov. 29.

Mobile (5-2), an NAIA school, trailed just 14-13 less than 7

minutes into the game after Robert Golston’s layup. But the Jaguars

went on a 17-0 run from that juncture, taking an insurmountable

31-13 lead with 5:12 left before halftime.

The Jaguars led by 15 points at the break and outscored Mobile

32-28 in the second half to seal the win.

South Alabama shot 53.7 percent in the game (22-for-41) compared

to a 29.7 mark from Mobile (19-for-64).

Donte Walker, who came in scoring 19 per game for Mobile,

finished with 15.