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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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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
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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
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 39.6%78.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona16-223-649
Rider14-520-10126
Manhattan12-615-12202
Monmouth12-716-14189
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Quinnipiac8-1014-13210
St. Peters7-1113-16254
Siena7-1110-17264
Niagara6-137-21279
Fairfield5-137-21284
Marist4-145-23329

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UT-Arlington9-815-12173
UALR8-1013-15261
S. Alabama7-119-20294
Texas St.6-1112-14246
Arkansas St.6-1111-15253
App. St.6-119-17277
Troy5-1310-17309
 
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