TROY, Ala. (AP) — Freddie Goldstein scored a career-high 30 points, hitting a school-record nine 3-pointers, as South Alabama defeated Troy 75-60 on Saturday night.
With the Jaguars (10-6, 2-3 Sun Belt Conference) up by five with 10:20 remaining, Goldstein scored 16 of the next 17 South Alabama points — including 13 in a row — to push the lead to 65-54 with 4:50 to go.
Goldstein made 3 of 6 3-pointers in the first half and finished with 16 attempts from long range. He made 10 of 19 field goals.
The Jaguars, who came in ranked No. 10 nationally in rebounds per game (40.5), had a 54-38 advantage on the boards, with Mychal Ammons grabbing 12.
Augustine Rubit added 17 points for South Alabama, which has won two in a row after a three-game skid.
R.J. Scott scored 10 to lead the Trojans (6-10, 1-4), who have lost five of their last six.