South Alabama 81, Spring Hill 53
Martino Brock and Augustine Rubit each scored 16 points and
South Alabama breezed past Spring Hill 81-53 on Friday night.
Rubit had 15 rebounds and Rico Sanders added 12 points as the
Jaguars extended the series lead over their NAIA crosstown opponent
to 16-3. It was the season opener for the Jaguars and an exhibition
game for Spring Hill (1-1).
The Jaguars led 37-26 at halftime and went on a 19-1 run in the
second half to extend the lead to 63-33 on a jumper by Tim Williams
with 9:57 to play.
South Alabama forced Spring Hill into 25 turnovers and held the
Badgers to 34.4 percent shooting (21-for-61) for the game.
The Badgers were led by Steve Edwards with 17 points and Kyle
Watkins added 10.