MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Trhae Mitchell tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds to lift South Alabama to a 58-54 win over Texas State on Tuesday night, the Jaguars' eighth straight victory.
Chad Lott had 16 points for South Alabama (20-11, 13-7 Sun Belt Conference). Andre Fox added 12 points.
The Jaguars earned the No. 2 seed and an automatic berth into the semifinals of the conference tournament on Saturday. Third-seeded Texas State will host a game in Wednesday's quarterfinals.