LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Chad Lott scored 14 points, Josh Ajayi added 13 and South Alabama’s defense helped the Jaguars upend Little Rock 52-43 on Saturday.
South Alabama forced a season-high 24 turnovers with nine steals and four blocked shots and held Little Rock without a field goal for the last six minutes, dropping the Sun Belt Conference leaders into a three-way tie for first.
Trhae Mitchell had nine points with eight rebounds for South Alabama (11-7, 4-3) and John Pettway had six steals, five after halftime.
Little Rock (11-7, 5-2) led 22-17 at halftime, but the Jaguars opened the second half 15-7 and never trailed again.
Marko Lukic had 16 points for the Trojans while Ruot Monyyong added 11 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth-straight double-double. Jaizec Lottie addded eight points and six assists.