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South Alabama vs Tennessee State

Tennessee St. 68, South Alabama 57

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ATLANTA (AP) - Patrick Miller scored 14 points and handed out eight assists as Tennessee State defeated South Alabama 68-57 in a nonconference game Monday.

Miller, who also had four steals, scored 12 points in the second half when the Tigers (1-3) righted themselves after surrendering a 12-point halftime advantage.

Augustine Rubit, who led the Jaguars (2-1) with 21 points, scored eight in the first 2:45 of the second half to bring South Alabama within three points, 36-33.

A jumper by Kharon Butcher and a 3-pointer and layup by Miller stretched Tennessee State's lead to 51-39 with 10:52 remaining.

South Alabama got within eight, 51-43, on layups by Mychal Ammons and Rubit, but Tennessee State regained a 12-point lead on a jumper by Michael Green and an M.J. Rhett dunk, with an assist from Miller.

The game was part of a four-team, three-day round-robin portion of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

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South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F307-107-741321
J. Carter, F192-51-23035
M. Ammons, G365-130-274211
F. Goldstein, G280-60-04210
D. Conner, G130-00-32010
A. Allen290-63-42113
B. Stevens III212-32-40248
X. Roberson202-64-65029
V. Juricek40-00-00000
Totals 18-4917-2831101757
 36.7%60.7% 
Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F264-121-210139
M. Rhett, F202-63-58137
P. Miller, G384-95-658314
J. Harris, G304-92-221212
T. Fredrick, G20-00-00010
J. Cyphers241-91-14213
K. Butcher183-50-01007
K. Thornton174-71-24049
M. Green132-30-04124
D. Dockery61-10-01023
C. Wellian30-00-00010
J. Gaither20-00-00000
D. McClung10-00-10000
Totals 25-6113-1946142268
 41%68.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern13-520-7136
Georgia St.13-520-980
UL-Monroe13-519-10128
UL Lafayette11-717-12162
UT-Arlington10-816-12173
UALR8-1113-16262
Texas St.7-1113-14236
App. St.7-1110-17268
S. Alabama7-119-20292
Arkansas St.6-1211-16256
Troy5-1410-18309

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont11-519-10145
Eastern Ky.11-519-10150
Morehead St.10-615-16220
Jax. State5-1112-19301
Tenn. Tech4-1212-18288
Tenn. St.2-145-26344
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Murray St.16-026-466
UT Martin10-618-11167
Eastern Ill.9-716-13171
SIUE8-812-15278
SE Miss. St.7-913-16275
Austin Peay3-138-22316
 
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