SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUARS NEWS

South Alabama tops Sun Belt Players of the Week

The South Alabama Jaguars knocked off the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday in a shocking upset. Because of that big win, they have been honored by having two players named as offensive and defensive players of the week in the Sun Belt conference. Quarterback Dallas Davis accounted for 308 yards of total offense with two touchdowns in the team’s 21-20 win over the Bulldogs...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State misses last second field goal, upset by South Alabama

The Mississippi State Bulldogs got their 2016 campaign of to a rocky start on Saturday, while the South Alabama Jaguars are celebrating a monumental win for the program. With six seconds remaining in the game, Mississippi State kicker Westin Graves lined up for the game-winning field goal. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs and their fans, the 28-yard attempt clanked off the uprights...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

South Alabama loses two more defensive linemen for 2016

The South Alabama Jaguars defensive line has been hit hard by the injury bug leading up to the 2016 college football season. In addition to losing defensive end Dewayne Alford for the season to an Achilles injury suffered during summer workouts, Jaguars head coach Joey Jones noted nose tackle Tre Alford and defensive end Jimmie Gipson are also expected to miss the entire year...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Memphis adds future games with North Texas, South Alabama

The Memphis Tigers announced they would be renewing their rivalry with the Arkansas State Red Wolves in 2020 over the weekend. Now, they are back at it again by announcing future matchups with two out-of-conference opponents. The school announced that they would be facing off against the South Alabama Jaguars and North Texas Mean Green in future home-and-home series. They will face...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Stevens clutch as South Alabama tops Georgia Southern 67-61

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Barrington Stevens had a 3-point play and a 3-pointer in the final two minutes and South Alabama turned back Georgia Southern 67-61 on Thursday night in the first game of the Sun Belt Conference tournament. The eighth-seeded Jaguars (14-18) meet fourth-seeded Louisiana-Lafayette in the quarterfinals on Friday. South Alabama raced to a 36-21 lead as Georgia Southern...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas-Arlington rolls past South Alabama 92-79

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Kaelon Wilson scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Texas-Arlington to a 92-79 victory over South Alabama on Thursday night to clinch a first-round bye into the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. With the win, the Mavericks (21-9, 12-7 Sun Belt) have matched the second-most wins in program history with a regular season game remaining against Troy...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

South Alabama edges Appalachian State 75-71

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Ken Williams scored 27 points, including the go-ahead jumper late, and South Alabama edged Appalachian State 75-71 on Thursday night. A pair of Frank Eaves free throws put Appalachian State up by one at 69-68 with 1:51 to go. Williams made a jumper on the next possession to flip the lead. Barrington Stevens then sank a pair form the line with 25 seconds left...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

South Alabama beats Georgia Southern 64-58

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Ken Williams had 22 points and South Alabama beat Georgia Southern 64-58, holding the Eagles to a single field goal over the final 4:32 on Thursday night. Tookie Brown's jumper at the 4:32 mark pulled Georgia Southern to within 57-54, erasing most of the 16-point lead that South Alabama (6-8, 1-2 Sun Belt) built early in the second half. The Jaguars scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

South Alabama rolls over D II Spring Hill 79-50

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Ken Williams had 17 points and Georgi Boyanov added 15 points on a perfect night to lead South Alabama to a dominating 79-50 victory over Division II Spring Hill on Monday night. Boyanov was flawless from the floor (4-4) and the free throw line (7-7), and also grabbed seven rebounds. Nick Stover had eight points and dished out a career-high five assists for South...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama rolls over Division II Spring Hill 79-50

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Ken Williams had 17 points and Georgi Boyanov added 15 points on a perfect night to lead South Alabama to a dominating 79-50 victory over Division II Spring Hill on Monday night. Boyanov was flawless from the floor (4-4) and the free throw line (7-7), and also grabbed seven rebounds. Williams recorded the 900th point of his career. Nick Stover had eight points...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama cruises against Auburn-Montgomery, 88-68

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Ken Williams scored 18 points, and Nick Stover added 17 points and nine boards off the bench to lead South Alabama to an 88-68 victory over Auburn-Montgomery in the season opener on Friday night. Tafari Whittingham finished with 14 points and seven rebounds for the Jaguars, who shot 43 percent from the field, won the rebound battle 51-40, and had 32 points off...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy/South Alabama title belt trophy revealed

In this world of interesting college football rivalries, there have certainly been some interesting trophies. From the Tiger Rag of the LSU/Tulane rivalry to Illibuck of the Ohio State/Illinois rivalry, colleges come up with some unique trophies. The Troy Trojans and South Alabama Jaguars rivalry is only its fourth season, but they now have a pretty cool trophy and it’s probably...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama, Troy have belt-type trophy for rivalry game

The South Alabama Jaguars and Troy Trojans have had a nice rivalry going for the last few years ever since the former joined the Sun Belt Conference. In their fourth edition of the rivalry, the team will finally have a trophy to play for. It’s no secret that many college and professional athletes are huge professional wrestling fans. The two schools have certainly embraced their...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Riley’s Gameday Calendar for South Alabama

Mike Riley is a busy dude these days.  He’s got Hail Mary’s to recover from, an offensive line in need of some work, and a chance to crush a lesser opponent in the South Alabama Jaguars to avoid going 0-2 for the first time in fiftyleven years. So how does a CEO-type like Riley keep [&hellip The post Mike Riley’s Gameday Calendar for South Alabama appeared first on No Coast Bias.
Via No Coast Bias
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama exploring on-campus stadium options

The South Alabama Jaguars have not had a football team for very long, but it seems as though they have began to explore options of having an on-campus stadium. The university is a long ways away from getting its stadium, but it is a step in the right direction. According to College Football Talk, South Alabama announced Monday that they would begin exploring options of constructing...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama Honors Young Patient, Puts Him On Spring Roster

The South Alabama Jaguars are honoring one patient fighting a major battle by making him a member of their team.
Via Gamedayr
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe routs South Alabama, 77-59

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Tyler Ongwae scored 17 points and led four players in double-figure scoring as No. 3 Louisiana-Monroe romped past No. 6 South Alabama, 77-59, and into the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference tournament Friday night. The Warhawks (21-11) face second-seeded Georgia Southern in the second of two semifinals Saturday. Top-seeded Georgia Southern faces Nol. 5 Louisiana...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama survives late rally, beats UALR 57-55

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Dionte Ferguson had 10 points, 12 boards and a key block with 3.5 seconds left as South Alabama held on for a 57-55 victory over seventh-seeded Alabama-Little Rock in the first round of the Sun Belt tournament on Thursday night. Ferguson finished with four blocked shots for No. 6 seed South Alabama (12-20), which plays third-seeded Louisiana-Monroe in the quarterfinals...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama defeats Troy 96-93 behind Williams' 28 points

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Ken Williams scored 28 points, Barrington Stevens made two free throws with four seconds left and South Alabama held off Troy 96-93 on Saturday. Stevens and Dionte Ferguson both scored a career-high 19 points with Ferguson grabbing 14 rebounds for the Jaguars (11-20, 9-11 Sun Belt), who will be a six seed in the tournament next week. Musa Abdul-Aleem hit 8 of 10...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams lifts South Alabama to 81-76 win over Arkansas St.

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Ken Williams scored seven of South Alabama's final eight points to help the Jaguars take an 81-76 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday night to clinch a berth into the Sun Belt Conference tournament. Arkansas State rallied from a 24-point second-half deficit to tie the game on two free throws from Cameron Golden with 2:49 remaining. Williams hit a 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe gets 75-57 win over South Alabama

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Justin Roberson scored 18 points and Majok Deng added a double-double to lead Louisiana-Monroe in a 75-57 victory over South Alabama on Thursday night. Louisiana-Monroe (19-9, 13-4) remains tied with Georgia Southern for first place in the Sun Belt Conference. Roberson finished just one shy of his career-high, and shot 6 of 9 from the free throw line. Deng and...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama holds off Troy 71-67

TROY, Ala. (AP) Taishaun Johnson scored 17 points, Georgi Boyanov added 15 more and South Alabama edged Troy with a 71-67 win Thursday night. Boyanov also hauled in 10 rebounds to get his third double-double of the season. Dionte Ferguson contributed 14 points to go with seven rebounds for South Alabama (8-17, 6-8 Sun Belt), which shot 49.1 percent on 55 attempts from the field...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Monroe holds on to beat S. Alabama 67-61

MONROE, La. (AP) Tylor Ongwae had a double-double, 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, as Louisiana-Monroe streaked to an early lead and then held on to beat South Alabama 67-61 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday. Majok Deng finished with 17 points and Nick Coppola added 15 for Louisiana-Monroe (14-8, 8-3), which never trailed. The Warhawks jumped out to a 20-7 lead...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

South Alabama edged Louisiana-Lafayette 89-85

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Taishaun Johnson scored 23 points and South Alabama edged Louisiana-Lafayette 89-85 on Thursday. South Alabama (7-14, 5-5 Sun Belt) trailed by 10 points at the half, 43-33, but eventually pulled ahead on a pair of free throws by Johnson, followed by Barrington Stevens' jumper that made it 64-60 with 7:31 left. Shawn Long made a pair of 3-pointers, the second with...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams lifts South Alabama past UALR, 66-64

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Ken Williams knocked down a pair of free throws with three seconds left to lift South Alabama to a 66-64 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in a Sun Belt Conference matchup Monday night. The Jaguars (6-12, 4-4) led 58-48 midway through the second half, but UALR sandwiched a Roger Woods dunk and layup around a Josh Hagins layup to cut the lead to four points at 58...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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