South Alabama gets SBC victory over Arkansas State

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP)—Domonic Tilford led four players in double digits with 20 points as South Alabama defeated Arkansas State 74-67 in Sun Belt Conference play Saturday.

Tilford made 3 of 6 3-pointers, while DeAndre Coleman scored 16 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and made 8 of 10 free throws for South Alabama (11-7 overall, 4-3 SBC). LaShun Watson scored 11 points, and made 5 of 8 from the field. Brandon Davis added 10 points and scored 5-of-7 field goal attempts.

South Alabama was ahead by only two points at the halftime with 30-28 on the scoreboard.

While ASU (12-6, 4-3) outshot its opponents overall in free throws with 74.1 percent to South Alabama’s 61.8 percent, the victors fared better in field goals and 3-pointers.

Donald Boone led for Arkansas State with 17 points. JeJuan Brown added 14, and Daniel Bryant scored 11 points.

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 Top Performers
 South Alabama
DeAndre Coleman DeAndre Coleman
4-11,  16 Pts
15 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Arkansas St.
Donald Boone Donald Boone
6-17,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 4 Assists

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