Arkansas-Little Rock tops South Alabama 65-60

The Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Will Neighbour scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Thursday night to lead Arkansas-Little Rock past South Alabama 65-60.

James White's jumper with 2:09 remaining gave UALR (8-7, 3-0 Sun Belt) a 62-60 lead and Ben Dillard made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 31 seconds to hold off the Jaguars.

South Alabama (6-10, 0-3) took a 40-31 lead into halftime, but was limited to 20 points after the intermission and shot just 29.5 percent (18 of 61) from the field and 26.5 percent (9 of 34) from behind the 3-point line.

White added 13 points and DeVonte Smith finished with 10 rebounds and six assists in the win.

Augustine Rubit, the Sun Belt Conference's all-time leader in rebounds, led the Trojans with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Antoine Allen added 13 points.

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