Wrightst 31 39 70
Salabama 39 35 74
Date of game: 11/23/2013

Recap: South Alabama vs. Wright State

Mobile, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Augustine Rubit registered a double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds as the South Alabama Jaguars picked up a 74-70 win over the Wright State Raiders as part of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at the Mitchell Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Jaguars (3-2) were Ken Williams and Barrington Stevens with 13 points apiece in the victory.

The Raiders (3-3) were paced by AJ Pacher with 18 points, shooting a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor, while Cole Darling and Miles Dixon pitched in with 11 points each.

USA was on fire in the first half, shooting a stellar 66.7 percent from the field, including 7-of-13 behind the 3-point line, yet the Jags led by only eight at the break, 39-31.

In the second half South Alabama dropped all the way down to just 37.5 percent from the floor, but made up for it with 14-of-16 at the free-throw line.

Wright State outscored the hosts in the paint, 38-20, but the team allowed the Jaguars to connect on 10-of-20 beyond the arc overall.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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