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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Scoreboard
South Alabama (2-1)243357
Tennessee State (1-3) «363268

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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% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-03-0205
Georgia St.0-02-0294
UT-Arlington0-01-02
App. St.0-02-1340
Troy0-02-2180
Coast. Car.0-01-153
UL Lafayette0-01-153
Arkansas St.0-01-2279
S. Alabama0-01-2117
UL-Monroe0-01-2123
Little Rock0-00-2330
Texas St.0-00-2294

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont0-02-121
Eastern Ky.0-02-1169
Jax. State0-02-1169
Tenn. Tech0-02-153
Tenn. St.0-01-153
Morehead St.0-01-296
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-01-1336
Austin Peay0-01-2287
SE Missouri St.0-01-2292
UT Martin0-01-2232
Eastern Ill.0-00-2320
SIUE0-00-2280
 
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IND 66 Final
UGA 53
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UNC 95
UCLA 70 Final
GTOWN 78
LBSU 72 Final
ARIZ 94
WSU 41 Final
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NMEX 66 Final
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