BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Xavier Roberson made field goals on
consecutive possessions in overtime to help South Alabama defeat
LSU 79-75 in a nonconference game Wednesday night.
Two foul shots by Javier Carter gave the Jaguars (2-2) the lead
in overtime. After Anthony Hickey answered with two free throws for
LSU, Roberson made his two key baskets. Augustine Rubit clinched
the victory with his field goal with 24 seconds remaining in
Rubit was the leading scorer for South Alabama with a
season-high 20 points while Roberson finished with a career-high 19
Antione Lundy also had a career-high with 13 points. Carter had
a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds - both season highs.
He matched his career high with five blocks.
Andre Stringer led the Tigers (3-3) with a season-high 20
points. Ralston Turner added 13 points, while Hickey had 12 and
Justin Hamilton had 11.