Men's Basketball Falls To South Alabama, 62-49
Dec 16, 2003
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Chris Young scored 13 points and Henry Williams added 12 to lead South Alabama to a 62-49 victory over Old Dominion Monday night in the second round of the Coors Classic. It was the Monarchs lowest scoring output of the season.
Williams made two 3-pointers and hit 3 of 4 free throws, while Williams hit 6 of 11 from the field for the Jaguars (3-3).
The Monarchs briefly enjoyed a 1-point advantage late in the first half after Dahi's layup made it 22-21. Williams answered with a layup followed by 3-pointers by Young and Shane Spencer, giving the Jaguars a 32-25 lead at halftime.
Old Dominion dominated the boards 40-33, but South Alabama outscored the Monarchs 30-24 in the second half, gaining 11 points off turnovers. With the score, 44-42 in favor of USA, the Jaguars went on a 10-4 run to take command of the contest. ODU's Alex Loughton was named to the All-Classic squad.
ODU returns to action on Thursday when they host Liberty at 7 p.m., the host Geeorge Washington on Saturday at 7 p.m.