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Forrest carries Appalachian St. over South Alabama 81-71
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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Justin Forrest had a season-high 32 points as Appalachian State defeated South Alabama 81-71 on Thursday night.
Forrest made 9 of 10 foul shots. He added six assists.
The game marked the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams.
Isaac Johnson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Appalachian State (7-4). Kendall Lewis added 9 points. James Lewis Jr had 7 points for the visitors.
Appalachian State entered the locker room at halftime trailing narrowly, 39-37, but the Mountaineers were able to outscore the Jaguars 44-32 in the second half to pull away for the victory. The Jaguars' 32 second-half points were a season low for the team.
Appalachian State takes on Troy on the road on Saturday. South Alabama plays Coastal Carolina at home on Saturday.
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Updated December 19, 2019