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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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MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona0-03-119
Canisius0-02-1166
Monmouth0-02-2210
Quinnipiac0-02-263
Rider0-02-2323
Fairfield0-02-3255
Niagara0-01-2218
Siena0-01-2153
Manhattan0-01-3224
Marist0-01-4265
St. Peters0-01-4256

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Ga. Southern0-03-136
UALR0-03-1120
Texas St.0-02-1268
UL-Monroe0-02-184
Georgia St.0-03-283
UT-Arlington0-03-296
App. St.0-02-2219
UL Lafayette0-02-3307
S. Alabama0-01-2334
Troy0-01-3298
Arkansas St.0-00-2348
 
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