COLUMBIA, S.C. (WJBF) – The No. 2 Augusta University Jaguars survived for a 77-69 road win over Benedict College Tuesday night. The win kept the Jags (4-0) undefeated in the 2022-23 season.

Tyshaun Crawford led with 25 points, grabbing 7 rebounds and blocking four shots. Fellow senior Miguel Arnold scored 19 and grabbed a season-high 9 boards. David Viti added 13 points. Darren Lucas-White led all players with 9 assists.

Playing without star player Ja’Queze Kirby, Augusta found itself down 34-27 headed to the locker room at halftime. Augusta struggled to get going offensively, shooting only 29 percent from the field in the first half.

The Jaguars opened the second half on a 13-7 run to tie the game at 41 with 13:36 left to play. Arnold played the entire half, while Crawford played all but one minute. Both players tallied 19 points in the second half to propel the Jaguars to its third road win.

AU was able to capitalize on turnovers, scoring 24 points off Benedict errors. Augusta also won the battle of scoring in the paint 32-22.

Augusta will enjoy a slight break, traveling to play Catawba on the road on Wednesday Nov 30th in Salisbury, N.C. Live stats and video will be available at augustajags.com

Augusta University Sports Communications contributed to this report