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
Monmouth8-216-557
St. Peters7-311-9182
Iona6-413-8105
Siena6-49-12163
Canisius5-512-9116
Rider5-512-9197
Quinnipiac5-58-12219
Niagara4-67-14296
Fairfield3-68-10192
Marist3-66-14242
Manhattan2-87-14252

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern7-014-687
UT-Arlington5-215-556
Arkansas St.5-214-674
Georgia St.5-212-7114
Texas St.4-311-8274
Coast. Car.4-39-11186
UL Lafayette3-413-7124
Little Rock3-412-8213
Troy3-411-10220
S. Alabama2-59-11227
App. St.1-66-12264
UL-Monroe0-76-14292
 
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