South Alabama 74, Mobile 63

Augustine Rubit posted a double-double to lead South Alabama

past Mobile 74-63 on Wednesday night.

Rubit had 18 points and 14 rebounds, and made 10 of 12 free

throw attempts. Three other players reached double figures for the

Jaguars – Xavier Robertson scored 17 with points, Mychal Ammons 12

and Javier Carter 10.

South Alabama (1-1) finished the game on a 19-4 run and held

Mobile, an NAIA team, to one field goal over the final 11 minutes

to pull away. Mobile (2-2) led by as many as 14 in the first half.

Trailing 34-20, South Alabama closed out the final 7:35 of the

first half with a 21-9 run to trail by only two points at the

break.

Christian Salinas scored 20 points and two other players had

double figures for the Rams. Ji Kimbrough added 12 points and

Antonio Hester had 10.