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 (2-3) «343973
South Alabama (2-2)333871

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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% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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