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.
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Matthew Graves is out as head basketball coach at South Alabama.
Jordon Varnado scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Alex Hicks added 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Troy rallied to beat South Alabama 69-62 in Wednesday's opening round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
Isaiah Williams had 23 points and Devin Mitchell drained six from distance for 20 as Georgia State closed out the regular season with a 90-75 win over South Alabama on Saturday afternoon.
Tookie Brown scored 18 points to go along with 8 rebounds and 8 assists as Georgia Southern held off South Alabama 81-74 on Thursday night.
Jerekius Davis came off the bench to post a career-high 18 points before the break as Louisiana gradually pulled away in the second period to beat South Alabama 88-71 for its fifth consecutive Sun Belt Conference win on Saturday night.
Travis Munnings drained a trey and followed with a free throw in the final minutes to give Louisiana-Monroe enough cushion to hold off South Alabama 66-62 on Thursday night.
Demario Beck scored 16 points and made the game-winning layup with 1.3 seconds left to give Coastal Carolina a 72-70 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.
Josh Ajayi had 26 points to go with 14 rebounds to help South Alabama continue its domination of Appalachian State with a 77-66 win over the Mountaineers in Sun Belt Conference action on Thursday night.
Rodrick Sikes soared into the record books with 32 points to lead South Alabama to an 87-67 Sun Belt Conference win over Arkansas State on Saturday afternoon.
Trhae Mitchell had a career-high 19 points and Josh Ajayi added 16 as South Alabama ran away from Little Rock in the second half for a 73-56 win on Thursday night to halt a three-game losing skid.
Wesley Person scored 18 points, Jordon Varnado had 17 and Troy defeated rival South Alabama 80-63 on Saturday for the Trojans' first season sweep of the Jaguars since 2009-10.
Travis Munnings scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds and Louisiana-Monroe beat South Alabama 83-74 on Saturday.
Malik Marquetti scored 21 points, JaKeenan Grant scored 16 and Bryce Washington grabbed 16 rebounds and Louisiana pulled away in the second half to beat South Alabama 76-57 Thursday night.
Josh Ajayi scored the game-winner with 44 seconds to go, Rodrick Sikes scored eight of the last 10 points and South Alabama held off Appalachian State 83-77 on Saturday.
Josh Ajayi scored seven of his 18 points in the final minutes as South Alabama held off Coastal Carolina 60-57 on Thursday night to even its Sun Belt Conference record.
Alex Hicks had a career night with 30 points and 16 rebounds to lead Troy to its first Sun Belt Conference win 79-64 over South Alabama on Saturday.
Rodrick Sikes and Jordan Andrews had 16 points apiece as South Alabama thumped National Christian College Athletic Association's Trinity Baptist 99-34 on Tuesday night.
Johnny Hamilton scored 18 points with 12 rebounds as five UT Arlington players scored in double figures as the Mavericks evened their Sun Belt Conference record by dominating South Alabama 91-67 on Saturday.
Alex Peacock scored 18 points and his layup with 26 seconds remaining preserved Texas State's 72-69 win against South Alabama on Thursday night.
Rodrick Sikes scored 27 points and South Alabama scored the last three points to edge Georgia Southern 69-67 on Sunday.
Rodrick Sikes made 6 of 10 from 3-point range and scored 31 points, and South Alabama opened Sun Belt Conference play with an 86-64 win over Georgia State on Friday night.
Melvin Frazier scored 18 points, Blake Paul had 11 with a late steal that gave Frazier the clinching free throws with 1.3 seconds left and Tulane edged South Alabama 77-73 on Thursday.
Herb McGee scored 15 points and South Alabama snapped a two-game losing streak by keeping Eastern Illinois winless on the road, beating the Panthers 63-52 Saturday.
Jalen Henry poured in a season-high 26 points, including two free throws with three seconds left in the game, and SIU Edwardsville rallied to beat South Alabama 76-75.