Monmouth vs South Alabama

Monmouth (NJ) 73, South Alabama 71

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ATLANTA (AP) - Jesse Steele converted on three free throws with one second left to lift Monmouth past South Alabama 73-71 Tuesday in a Coaches vs Cancer Classic Atlanta subregional game.

South Alabama (2-2) trailed 70-66 before Augustine Rubit made a layup, then three free throws to give the Jaguars a 71-70 lead with six seconds left.

Steele, with one second left, got fouled by Antoine Allen while shooting a 3-pointer. Steele made all three free throws to give Monmouth (2-3) the win.

Andrew Nicholas led three Hawk players in double-digits with 15 points.

Dion Nesmith scored 12 points for Monmouth, while Steele came off the bench to finish with 11 points, eight assist and four steals.

Marcus Ware chipped in 13 points off the bench and eight rebounds.

Rubit finished with a double-double, 20 points and 16 rebounds, to go along with five blocks.

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Monmouth Hawks
E. Waite, F224-70-07248
A. Nicholas, G375-172-351115
D. Nesmith, G285-92-323412
S. Spinella, G242-60-05035
J. Palm, G121-20-01123
J. Steele, G283-103-318011
M. Ware, F196-91-580513
K. Brown, F91-22-20034
G. Cox, F81-50-00012
T. O'Garro, F60-10-01010
M. DiLeo, G50-10-00110
C. White, G20-00-00000
Total 28-6910-1635162573
 40.6%62.5% 
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F356-158-8161120
J. Carter, F191-30-07032
M. Ammons, G344-96-873215
F. Goldstein, G231-40-00243
B. Stevens III, G191-41-12223
X. Roberson, G306-122-231218
A. Allen, G232-53-60248
D. Conner, G140-10-01200
V. Juricek, F30-02-32002
Total 21-5322-2844131871
 39.6%78.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth15-223-547
St. Peters12-616-12155
Iona11-718-1199
Siena11-714-15144
Canisius10-817-12124
Fairfield9-814-12186
Rider8-1015-14215
Quinnipiac7-1110-18233
Niagara6-129-20271
Manhattan5-1310-19256
Marist4-147-22287

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington10-320-643
Arkansas St.10-419-876
Ga. Southern10-417-10127
Georgia St.9-516-10131
Texas St.8-515-10205
Coast. Car.8-613-14148
Troy7-615-12195
S. Alabama6-713-13210
UL Lafayette6-816-11155
Little Rock4-1013-14244
App. St.3-118-17253
UL-Monroe1-137-20310
 
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