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2019 Schedule
9-10, 9th in Sun Belt
Pearl: 'We played exceptionally well' (4:42)
Harper lobs it up to McLemore for Auburn oop (0:29)
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S. Alabama taps Nicholls State's Riley as coach

Richie Riley, who last season led Nicholls State to its first regular-season Southland Conference title since 1998, was announced as South Alabama's new head coach Thursday.

ESPN staff  

College basketball isn't that far off. And to get you set for the season -- as well as for holiday viewing plans -- ESPN unveiled the brackets for six holiday tournaments. The Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic will take place on Nov. 18-19.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Pittsburgh graduate transfer Rozelle Nix has committed to South Alabama, source told ESPN.


Simmons dazzles with no-look pass

Ben Simmons is more than just a scorer, showing off his passing skills with a sweet no-look assist to Elbert Robinson III.

Bilas on Simmons-LeBron comparison: 'This guy is the real thing' (4:35)
Simmons does it all for LSU (1:16)
Johnny Jones postgame interview (3:09)
Ben Simmons postgame interview (1:27)

Simmons' defender didn't stand a chance

LSU's Ben Simmons demonstrated his silky smooth handle, taking this rebound coast-to-coast -- while crossing up his defender.


Simmons with the fake and finish

After a nice assist from Brandon Sampson, LSU's Ben Simmons faked the basket and tossed up the layup over South Alabama. LSU leads late in the first half on SEC Network and WatchESPN.


Big man makes a big dunk

LSU big man Elbert Robinson III -- listed at 7-1 and 290 pounds -- had no trouble throwing this one down against South Alabama. (Streaming live on ESPN3)


Simmons with a desperation hoop and harm

LSU's Ben Simmons drives through the defense then tosses up a desperation jumper that goes in, and he draw the foul as well.

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Brennan: Rubit finds family and his game

South Alabama forward Augustine Rubit has established himself as one of the best rebounders in the nation, but his path to the basket wasn't easy and his success impossible without overcoming some obstacles with some necessary help.

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2013-14 Preview - South Alabama Jaguars

Nic Reiner previews the 2013-14 season for South Alabama. The Jaguars will go as far as reigning conference Player of the Year Augustine Rubit takes them.

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Top names for Butler

One thing seems fairly for certain: Matthew Graves is not coming back to Indianapolis to take the Butler opening. There are a myriad of potential names for Butler's head coaching vacancy mere hours after Brad Stevens stunned his staff, players, incoming prospects, and the rest of the college basketball establishment with the announcement that he would be the next coach of the Boston Celtics, and though some assumed Graves, who recently left Butler for the head coaching job at South Alabama, would be a natural successor, Graves confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Goodman (and others) that he will remain at the Sun Belt school.


Report: Butler's Graves hired at South Alabama

South Alabama has hired Butler associate head coach Matthew Graves as its head basketball coach, hoping to duplicate some of the NCAA tournament success that program has enjoyed in recent years.

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Interest in Tevin Lawson ramping up

Many think of national signing day as the end of the recruiting process.But Denham Springs, La. High head coach Dru Nettles notes that Wednesday is just the start nearly a two-month window.

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.1
Rebounds Per Game33.9
Assists Per Game15.1
Points Allowed71.7189th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-8
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8