Recap: South Alabama vs. Ark-Little Rock
Mobile. AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Will Neighbour scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans outlasted the South Alabama Jaguars, 62-58, in Sun Belt Conference action at the Mitchell Center.
Josh Hagins netted 18 points and pulled down six rebounds for UALR (12-10, 7-3 SBC). DeVonte Smith dished out a team-best four assists in the win, which was UALR's third in its last four games.
Antoine Allen and Augustine Rubit each scored 14 points to pace South Alabama (7-14, 1-7). Rubit added nine rebounds, and Ken Williams chipped in 10 points. The loss was South Alabama's ninth in its last 10 games.
The Trojans connected on 42.3 percent of their field goal tries in the first half, and took a 30-22 lead into the intermission. South Alabama hit just 35 percent of its shots in the frame, including 2-of-10 from 3-point range.
UALR's shooting percentage dropped to 32.1 percent in the second period, while the Jaguars improved to 50 percent shooting from the floor. South Alabama couldn't complete the second-half comeback, however.
The Trojans had the edge in second chance points, 20-8, and in bench points, 27-7. UALR outscored the Jaguars from the free-throw line as well, 19-9.Game Notes