John Pettway and Kory Holden scored 14 points apiece and Rodrick Sikes added 12 for the Jaguars (11-11, 4-5 Sun Belt Conference), who made 12 of 17 3-pointers, led by Holden's four, and 15 of 21 free throws.
Trailing 42-30 at halftime, Herb McGee's 3 capped a 9-0 run and the Jaguars closed within three, tied it at 48 on Mitchell's dunk, then led 69-68 on Holden's jumper with 4:08 left. Ajayi's layup and Holden's free throws put South Alabama up by seven with 12 seconds left before Sikes' two free throws iced it.
Dennis scores career-high 21, Wichita St. beats Tulane 82-57
Dexter Dennis scored a career-high 21 points with a game-high nine rebounds and Tyson Etienne added 20 points as Wichita State beat Tulane 82-57 on Sunday.
Dunn-Martin helps Duquesne hold off Fordham 59-54
Tavian Dunn-Martin had 15 points off the bench to lift Duquesne to a 59-54 victory over Fordham on Sunday.
Hammond scores 26 to carry Niagara past Monmouth 77-72
Marcus Hammond had 26 points and 12 rebounds as Niagara narrowly defeated Monmouth 77-72 on Sunday.